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  • Penalized for Diversity!
    July 28, 2014 Study: Advocacy backfires on those who are not white men; . . . . newspaper journalists of color increase by 1 percent; . . . in local radio…
    - 2 days ago 28 Jul 14, 10:14pm -
  • How "Overstated" Is Idea of "Acting White"?
    July 25, 2014 In last 20 years, writer says, theory has been debunked; journalist confronts history of his slave-owning family; Gaza crisis boosts ratings…
    - 5 days ago 25 Jul 14, 10:20pm -
  • Michelle Obama, Top Cover Girl
    July 23, 2014 Unbroken string of successful magazine images; Israelis take out frustration on foreign correspondents; Israel, Hamas jostle to control soci…
    - 7 days ago 23 Jul 14, 10:38pm -
  • Recall of Gaza Reporter Tied to NBC Infighting
    July 21, 2014 Sources cite ratings jitters, not pro-Israel bias; 3 U.S. black journalists covering Gaza Crisis; foreign minister wants Al Jazeera out of I…
    - 9 days ago 21 Jul 14, 5:27am -
  • NBC Reverses, Returns Reporter to Gaza
    July 18, 2014 Network's recall was criticized as pro-Israel bias; Michael Feeney, Enid Alvarez laid off at N.Y. Daily News; Color of Change presses Twitte…
    - 12 days ago 18 Jul 14, 10:31pm -
  • Vargas File Might Never Get to Court
    July 16, 2014 Immigration cases awaiting resolution at all-time high; Detroit Free Press seeks to save high school J-program; reporter quits after commen…
    - 14 days ago 16 Jul 14, 11:09pm -
  • Undocumented Vargas Detained Near Border
    July 14, 2014 For three years, authorities have declined to prosecute; Plain Dealer seeking beat writer for LeBron's Cavaliers; Rhonda Lee, fired in hair…
    - 16 days ago 14 Jul 14, 10:45pm -
  • LeBron "Changes Everything" for Cleveland
    July 11, 2014 "I can't recall any other story comparable," editor says; John Seigenthaler dies at 86, legendary advocate on race; director Links "border c…
    - 19 days ago 11 Jul 14, 2:33pm -
  • Disease From Child Migrants Called Unlikely
    July 9, 2014 Administration disagrees with assertions by columnists; media groups call out Obama on suppression of news; Inquirer promotes Clark, Escobar…
    - 21 days ago 9 Jul 14, 10:19pm -
  • 20th Essence Festival Draws Record 550,000
    July 7, 2014 Event boosts magazine, raises millions for New Orleans; reporter's lament: "Only the white guys get back to me"; NPR stations in a quandary…
    - 23 days ago 7 Jul 14, 10:22pm -
  • Protecting Slavery Is Motive in New July 4 Narrative
    June 30, 2014 Did colonists fear England's moves against black bondage?; C-SPAN3 to cover 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act; judge throws out Zimmerman…
    - 30 days ago 30 Jun 14, 10:49pm -
  • Retorts to "You Spend Too Much Time on Race"
    June 27, 2014 Race-studies scholars share their responses to the haters; people of color own 3% of commercial TV stations; Tamron Hall wears natural hair…
    - 33 days ago 27 Jun 14, 10:31pm -
  • Black Media Aided Nail-Biting Miss. Victory
    June 25, 2014 $20,000 in ads, social media helped GOP senator; Latino group produces camera-ready experts in 12 markets; petition urges Univision, Telem…
    - 35 days ago 25 Jun 14, 11:12pm -
  • Egypt Gives Al Jazeera Journalists 7-10 Years
    June 23, 2014 President el-Sissi declares he won't interfere with ruling; Heart & Soul pays writer, says it hopes to rise again; Mekahlo Medina sole seeke…
    - 37 days ago 23 Jun 14, 6:50am -
  • Who Wants to Buy a TV Station?
    June 20, 2014 Six outlets for sale at "nominal" price to diverse buyers; Omar Tyree, co-writer of Marion Barry memoir, is a believer; no blacks in N.Y. T…
    - 40 days ago 20 Jun 14, 10:16pm -
  • Black Research Treasure Falls on Hard Times
    June 18, 2014 Joint Center's interim president working for free; blows to Redskins from Trademark Office, Seattle Times; Yahoo, LinkedIn disclose tiny fig…
    - 42 days ago 18 Jun 14, 10:21pm -
  • Final Jet Magazine Never Reached Some Shelves
    June 16, 2014 Distributor shuts down, frustrating many on East Coast; "People all over town are wearing . . . our front page"; Baquet undergoes surgery to…
    - 44 days ago 16 Jun 14, 10:35pm -
  • "Reparations" Issue a Best-Seller
    June 13, 2014 At forum, Coates also makes a case for journalism; in 4 papers, Ruby Dee's death was fully front-page news; at least 21 black columnists gon…
    - 47 days ago 13 Jun 14, 10:28pm -
  • Heart & Soul Still Owes Writers Thousands
    June 11, 2014 After a year, only half paid of promised settlement; NPR's Allison Keyes leaves as positions eliminated; services for Ray Boone livestreamed…
    - 49 days ago 11 Jun 14, 10:38pm -
  • Ebony Loses Last Editor to Work With John H. Johnson
    June 8, 2014 Historic week for company with Jet's last print edition; "If Asians said the stuff white people say"; Ezra Klein's Vox hires black journalist…
    - 51 days ago 9 Jun 14, 10:08pm -
  • Boost for Black TV-Station Ownership
    June 6, 2014 Nexstar offers to sell 3 Fox outlets to entrepreneur; D-Day rites a time to recall multicultural effort; Jet's final print edition on newssta…
    - 54 days ago 6 Jun 14, 10:37pm -
  • "The Bravest Girl You'll Ever Meet"
    June 3, 2014 Story tells of polio victim who survived 10 days in forest; Memphis paper shifts columnist after 10-year run; Pharrell sorry he wore headdres…
    - 56 days ago 4 Jun 14, 10:01pm -
  • Raymond Boone, Feisty Publisher, Dies at 76
    June 3, 2014 Richmond journalist insisted on high standards (6/3/14); one in 3 TV stations shares news with another outlet; Comcast purchase of Time Warn…
    - 57 days ago 3 Jun 14, 1:43pm -
  • One in 3 TV Stations Shares News With Another Outlet
    June 1, 2014 Survey finds "one-man bands" on relentless march; Comcast purchase of Time Warner opposed on racial grounds; Angelou service Saturday will be…
    - 58 days ago 2 Jun 14, 11:05pm -
  • Baquet Acknowledges Debt to Black Journalists
    May 29, 2014 "I identify with people who don't have much power"; story on black poetry prompts familiar criticisms; Lozano Exits as La Opinión publisher,…
    - 61 days ago 30 May 14, 11:06pm -
  • When Angelou Learned to Be a Journalist
    May 27, 2014 In 1960, Renaissance woman landed editor's job in Egypt; diversity stalls in book publishing, newsrooms, online; Google figures show 61% whit…
    - 63 days ago 28 May 14, 3:23pm -
  • Leadership Shakeup at Chicago Defender
    May 25, 2014 Interim publisher vows to restore paper's influence; N.Y. Times, MSNBC knocked for takes on Latinos and race; so many of our members know per…
    - 65 days ago 26 May 14, 10:21pm -
  • All In for Reparations Cover Story
    May 22, 2014 The Atlantic launches P.R. blitz for Ta-Nehisi Coates; Bob Herbert, former N.Y. Times columnist, returning to TV; Hampton U. given $245K for…
    - 68 days ago 23 May 14, 10:16pm -
  • "Tell Me More" Could Be Last of Its Kind
    May 20, 2014 NPR favors integration into other programming; José Díaz-Balart to host morning show on MSNBC; Ricardo Thomas, photographer of Ford and Car…
    - 70 days ago 21 May 14, 10:50pm -
  • NPR Cancels Multicultural "Tell Me More"
    May 19, 2014 Host Michel Martin given network-wide role (5/20/14) ; Sulzberger says he should not have promoted Abramson; black photographers laid off at…
    - 71 days ago 20 May 14, 2:10am -

Sahara Reporters

Black Blue Dog

News One

This Week In Blackness

Morgan Freeman is Wrong | #ablackshow
Morgan Freeman is Wrong | #ablackshowWatch #ablackshow Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV. http://twitter.com/ablackshow_twib http://facebook.com/ablackshow.twib http://twitter.com/elon...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:1389…
- 17 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 7:45pm -
BLACKNESS.TODAY: #HOMODEMONS
BLACKNESS.TODAY: #HOMODEMONShttp://blackness.today http://twitter.com/weekinblackness http://twitter.com/blacknesstv http://twitter.com/elonjames On this new daily TWiB! host Elon James...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:217474rating…
- 1 day ago 29 Jul 14, 9:18am -
#ABlackShow Episode 4: Ramaa Mosley, Donald Sterling and Shades Of Gray
#ABlackShow Episode 4: Ramaa Mosley, Donald Sterling and Shades Of Grayablackshow w/ @elonjames White airs Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV. SUPPORT: http://donate.twib.me In the 4th installment of #ABlackShow host E...From:TWiB! Pre…
- 5 days ago 25 Jul 14, 5:18pm -
#ABlackShow Episode 6: STEP THE **** UP
#ABlackShow Episode 6: STEP THE **** UPWatch #ablackshow Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV. http://twitter.com/ablackshow_twib http://facebook.com/ablackshow.twib http://twitter.com/elon...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:1145…
- 5 days ago 25 Jul 14, 4:50pm -
Elliot Rodger, Glenn Beck and #YesAllWomen | #ablackshow
Elliot Rodger, Glenn Beck and #YesAllWomen | #ablackshowWatch #ablackshow Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV. http://twitter.com/ablackshow_twib http://facebook.com/ablackshow.twib http://twitter.com/elon...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNE…
- 9 days ago 21 Jul 14, 7:57pm -
So...about the word N***** | #ablackshow
So...about the word N***** | #ablackshowWatch #ablackshow Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV. http://twitter.com/ablackshow_twib http://facebook.com/ablackshow.twib http://twitter.com/elon...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:791…
- 9 days ago 21 Jul 14, 10:07am -

Politics 365

The Root

Hinterland Gazette

Good Black News

  • newPresident Obama To Rename Africa Program For Nelson Mandela
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela. President Barack Obama, who has said he was one of the untold millions of people around t…
    - 1 hour ago 30 Jul 14, 11:34am -
  • Los Angeles Lakers Hire Byron Scott as New Head Coach
    The Lakers have officially hired former Laker Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.  Scott comes with a built-in advantage over the last two Lakers coaches because…
    - 1 day ago 29 Jul 14, 1:00am -
  • Doc McStuffins Merchandise Garners $500 Million in Sales, Record for Toy Line Based on African-American Character
    Jade Goss, age 2, looks as if she just stepped out of the wildly popular “Doc McStuffins” cartoon.  “She has the Doc McStuffins sheets. She has the Doc McStuffins doll. She has the Doc McStuffins purse. She has Doc McStuffins clothes,” said…
    - 2 days ago 28 Jul 14, 9:53pm -
  • BUSINESS: 20 Black Angels Worth Knowing For Minority Startups
    Daymond John helped revolutionize urban fashion in the 1990s as founder, president, and CEO of FUBU (“For Us, By Us”). He guided the iconic brand into a multimillion-dollar business, placing it at the same table with such designer sportswear labe…
    - 4 days ago 26 Jul 14, 9:11pm -
  • New Wave of African Writers with an Internationalist Bent
    More than a decade ago, when the young Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was struggling to get her first novel, “Purple Hibiscus,” published, an agent told her that things would be easier “if only you were Indian,” because Indian wri…
    - 4 days ago 26 Jul 14, 8:54pm -

EURweb

  • newKim Kardashian Slams Brother’s Ex-Girlfriend Adrienne Bailon
    *Kim Kardashian West has taken out the claws to stick up for her family brand and her little brother following comments from his ex-girlfriend Adrienne Bailon. In a recent interview, the former Cheetah Girl and co-host of “The Real” (premieri…
    - 16 mins ago 30 Jul 14, 12:42pm -
  • newWednesday Snaps: Terrence Howard, Amber Rose, Zoe Saldana & Eva Longoria
    * Terrence Howard and his new wife Miranda attend the Global Gift Gala. Amber Rose makes a Starbucks run. Zoe Saldana (and her rumored baby bump) attend the ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ premiere at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. Eva Longoria a…
    - 20 mins ago 30 Jul 14, 12:38pm -
  • newBeyonce Posts Pic of Jay Z and Blue Ivy Amid Divorce Rumors
    *Whether it was meant to quell divorce rumors or not, Beyonce chose Tuesday to post a pic of her husband Jay Z holding their 2-year-old daughter Blue Ivy on a beach. “My favorite hue is JayZ Blue,” the singer captioned the photo. The image of the…
    - 36 mins ago 30 Jul 14, 12:22pm -
  • newBobby Brown to Return to New Edition Tour
    *Good news New Edition fans! Bobby Brown is coming back for the group’s current tour. RadarOnline.com reports that Brown, who left the tour earlier this month due to health issues, was unable to complete the choreography for the New Edition tour an…
    - 1 hour ago 30 Jul 14, 11:50am -
  • newNelly Clowns Floyd Mayweather; Calls Him Uneducated (Watch)
    *Nelly threw some epic shade at Floyd Mayweather when he appeared on ESPN’s “Highly Questionable.” Nelly started off talking about his beef with Mayweather — calling it a misunderstanding, but there’s more… “I don’t have a beef with F…
    - 2 hours ago 30 Jul 14, 11:15am -
  • newMelyssa Ford Admits to Provoking a Man to Become Physically Violent (Watch)
    *Model/actress Melyssa Ford continued the debate: is being provoked ever an excuse to hit a woman? The discourse stemmed from controversial comments Stephen A. Smith said on ESPN’s “First Take,” as we’ve reported. Smith said women should t…
    - 2 hours ago 30 Jul 14, 10:45am -
  • newWoman Tries to Molest Sister’s 12-Year-Old Friend at Sleepover
    *Most people are under the assumption that men are the only ones who molest young girls and rape women. And while molestation by a male figure is no doubt more prevalent, women are not exempt from the sick crime either. Case in point: Jasmyne Lashay…
    - 3 hours ago 30 Jul 14, 10:14am -
  • newWhoopi Goldberg Voices Support For Stephen A. Smith’s Comments
    *Stephen A. Smith may not be popular with most women since his controversial comments on domestic violence surfaced, but the ESPN personality has at least one supporter in Whoopi Goldberg. “The View” cohost echoed comments made in May about Solan…
    - 3 hours ago 30 Jul 14, 9:48am -
  • newGeorge Zimmerman Parks Outside Florida Gun Shop For Nightly Patrols
    *Think George Zimmerman’s time patrolling areas at night is a thing of the past? Think again. A DeLand, Florida police report mentioned that the former neighborhood watchman was back on the job when police found him sitting in his dark colored truc…
    - 4 hours ago 30 Jul 14, 9:15am -
  • newStephen A. Smith Suspended by ESPN Over Domestic Violence Comments
    *Stephen A. Smith’s comments regarding domestic violence has resulted in a one-week suspension from ESPN. The suspension involves the on-air sports personality not appearing on his show “First Take” or on ESPN Radio until next Wednesday. The su…
    - 4 hours ago 30 Jul 14, 8:35am -

Black Voice News

  • For Many Girls Globally, U.S. a Symbol of Better Education
    UCR Professor: Greater representation of high-achieving women transcends into a “beacon” for girls everywhereBy Corey Arvin Staff WriterWhen news about the abduction of 276 schoolgirls reached Simi Ogunleye, she was heartbroken and outraged not…
    - 70 days ago 21 May 14, 2:26pm -
  • Law Enforcement Remembers Deputy Killed by Dorner
    Deputy Jeremiah MacKay remembered as a man with a ‘big heart’ By BVN StaffAs the local law enforcement community was mourning the loss of one of their own with the untimely death of Riverside Police Officer Michael Crain, they were struck anoth…
    - 22 Feb 13, 10:59am -
  • Manhunt for Ex-LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner Ends in More Bloodshed
    Riverside Police Department, Sheriff's department mourn loss of fallen officers By BVN StaffThe week-long manhunt for former Los Angeles Police Department officer Christopher Jordan Dorner came to an end Tuesday after it was confirmed Dorner was…
    - 14 Feb 13, 11:37am -
  • SB Bankruptcy Plan Talks Called “Intractable”
    Councilman Rikke Van Johnson urges outside financial helpChris LevisterSAN BERNARDINO - As the public battle rages over fixing a $45.8 million budget deficit members of the San Bernardino City Council remained mired in acrimony on Wednesday raising…
    - 26 Sep 12, 7:54pm -
  • Million Father March Event a Huge Success
    By John ColemanMore than 100 men, women, and children recently participated in the Million Fathers March organized by Street Positive CEO, Terry Boykins. Photos by John Coleman#670            "Let me hear you?" Terry Boykins asked the grou…
    - 26 Sep 12, 7:54pm -
  • Southland Campaigning
    Last Saturday Congressman James Clyburn (D - SC) was in Riverside in support of Mark Takano, candidate for the newly drawn Congressional District 41. Several community activists were in attendance including Waudier (Woodie) Rucker-Hughes, President o…
    - 19 Sep 12, 8:19pm -
  • Jose Cuervo National Championships to be Held in Huntington Beach
    Local and Pro Beach Volleyball Athletes to Compete for National Championship Title and $150,000 Prize Purse The 2012 Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series will round out the season with the Jose Cuervo National Championships in Huntington Beach fr…
    - 19 Sep 12, 8:09pm -
  • REDEVELOPMENT MAY NOT BE DEAD AFTER ALL
    Legislators pass bills that would revive anti-blight program Chris Levister A legislative compromise that would expand cities’ and counties’ ability to divert property taxes for local development projects may be too late for bankrupt San Bernar…
    - 19 Sep 12, 7:43pm -
  • STATE LAWMAKERS QUIETLY PASS VOTER PROTECTION BILL
    Same day voter registration to start in 2016 Chris Levister With the national spotlight on the confusion and chaos surrounding voter ID laws trained on states like Pennsylvania, Texas, Ohio, Wisconsin, Rhode Island and Florida (Since 2010, 10 state…
    - 19 Sep 12, 7:06pm -
  • UCR Franklin Fellow Gets Rousing Welcome in Washington
    Only tenured Black business professor in the UC system saw a sabbatical rescinded In July when University of California Riverside professor, Dr. Waymond Rodgers stepped into the U.S. State Department’s Washington offices marking the long awaited s…
    - 13 Sep 12, 9:17pm -

Roland Martin

Is Floyd Mayweather Jr. The Smartest Athlete? ESPN's Bomani Jones Lets Us Know
Is Floyd Mayweather Jr. The Smartest Athlete? ESPN's Bomani Jones Lets Us KnowRoland Martin talks with ESPN's Bomani Jones about Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s business savvy that has allowed him to earn almost $250 million dollars in three ye...From:R…
- 14 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 11:15pm -
Roland Martin, Ben Carson Clash Over ACA Slavery Comments During Exclusive NewsOne Now Interview
Roland Martin, Ben Carson Clash Over ACA Slavery Comments During Exclusive NewsOne Now InterviewDr. Ben Carson explained his controversial comments regarding the Affordable Care Act and slavery during his exclusive interview with Roland S. Martin…
- 20 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 4:48pm -
Check Out This Crazy Instagram Post By Roland's Niece Faith
Check Out This Crazy Instagram Post By Roland's Niece FaithRoland Martin and the "NewsOne Now" comedians panel joke about a Instagram post by Roland's niece Faith.From:Roland MartinViews:220617ratingsTime:01:54More inNews & Politics
- 3 days ago 27 Jul 14, 11:11pm -
NewsOne Now Exclusive: Dr. Ben Carson: I'm Not Anti Obama; Not Excited About His Policies
NewsOne Now Exclusive: Dr. Ben Carson: I'm Not Anti Obama; Not Excited About His PoliciesDr. Ben Carson, sat down with Roland Martin for an exclusive interview on TV One's NewsOne now to discuss an his controversial comments, views and political…
- 3 days ago 27 Jul 14, 10:27pm -
Roland Martin Takes DEMS To Task For Lack Of Minority Contractor Spending
Roland Martin Takes DEMS To Task For Lack Of Minority Contractor SpendingRoland Martin, host of "NewsOne Now" took Democrats to task for spending little on minority contractors. According to PowerPAC+'s 2014 Fannie Lou Hamer Repor...From:Roland…
- 3 days ago 27 Jul 14, 11:38am -
A Roland S. Martin EXCLUSIVE! Kerry Washington Speaks To His DC Scandal Watch Party
A Roland S. Martin EXCLUSIVE! Kerry Washington Speaks To His DC Scandal Watch PartyKerry Washington's special message to Roland Martin, IMPACT, the Tom Joyner Morning Show and the Scandal Watch Party at The Park At 14th in Washington D.C. a...Fr…
- 4 days ago 26 Jul 14, 3:52pm -