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  • newWhy Obama Liked "The Wire"
    March 27, 2015 President: Emulate "humanizing" of drug criminals; ex-N.Y. Times "race beat" reporter leaves for CNN; Dori Maynard service scheduled May 4…
    - 14 hours ago 27 Mar 15, 10:20pm -
  • CBS Called on Showing "Africa Without Africans"
    March 25, 2015 150 protest "60 Minutes" pieces with no blacks in view; Vietnam's most publicized atrocity had racial dimension; time to blow up the journa…
    - 3 days ago 25 Mar 15, 10:29pm -
  • Black Suspects Covered Disproportionately
    March 23, 2015 Media Matters surveys New York's late-night newscasts; Texas dailies say keep Confederate flag off plates; new NPR news chief calls diversi…
    - 5 days ago 23 Mar 15, 10:24pm -
  • USA Today, Starbucks Hope to Defy Haters
    March 20, 2015 Update: Starbucks stops writing on customer cups (3/22/15); newspaper joins coffee shops in "Race Together" project; L.A. Times names 3rd j…
    - 8 days ago 20 Mar 15, 10:15pm -
  • Where's the Outrage Over Education Threat?
    March 18, 2015 Voting Rights Act isn't only Great Society law in peril; . . . does race make a difference in covering education?; NAHJ to discuss interna…
    - 10 days ago 18 Mar 15, 10:10pm -
  • 2 Black Presidents, Gowns and White Ties
    March 16, 2015 Barons of D.C. journalism take steps toward diversity; sports columnist's show pulled before it airs; a new rush to judgment in Ferguson; O…
    - 12 days ago 16 Mar 15, 10:44pm -
  • Ebony Delays Issue in Dispute Over Rates
    March 13, 2015 Company maintains advertisers shortchange black media; fired host apologizes to first lady, denies bigotry; blacks, Latinos more likely to…
    - 15 days ago 13 Mar 15, 10:38pm -
  • When Inmates Write Their Own Obits
    March 11, 2015 Some say assignment demonstrates power of journalism; meaning, consequences of racist frat chant debated; S. African reporter mugged as cam…
    - 17 days ago 11 Mar 15, 11:05pm -
  • "No Room for Error" in Face Time With Obama
    March 9, 2015 5 question president en route to Selma anniversary; a "deep-dive" inside look at NBC News drama; Randy Archibold named N.Y. Times deputy sp…
    - 19 days ago 9 Mar 15, 10:19pm -
  • Black Journalists Back From "Africa's Last Colony"
    March 6, 2015 Long-overlooked story told of continent's "Palestine"; . . . In accepting trip, "my integrity is not for sale"; . . . "small publications c…
    - 22 days ago 6 Mar 15, 10:05pm -
  • "Wisest Course": Dump Ferguson P.D.
    March 4, 2015 Post-Dispatch says the same about neighboring police; officers who severely beat Attica inmate make plea deal; Yale clears officer in case…
    - 24 days ago 4 Mar 15, 10:29pm -
  • Standing Ovation for Dori J. Maynard
    March 2, 2015 Oakland memorial service pauses for "Maynard moment"; Soul of the South lays off news employees, plans to regroup; 4 black journalists take…
    - 26 days ago 2 Mar 15, 10:48pm -
  • FCC's "Open Internet" Vote Praised, Panned
    February 27, 2015 Hispanic journalists rejoice — Rainbow PUSH not so much; Monday's Dori Maynard memorial service to be livestreamed; Obama becomes inte…
    - 29 days ago 27 Feb 15, 10:06pm -
  • Dori Maynard, Diversity Champion, Dies at 56
    February 24, 2015 President of Maynard Institute succumbs to lung cancer; Maynard memorial service scheduled Monday in Oakland; one-third of Americans say…
    - 31 days ago 25 Feb 15, 12:01am -
  • A Fatuous, Racially Glib Night With Oscar
    February 23, 2015 Pulitzer winner Wesley Morris says he has to go there; . . . what a difference four years makes; Gannett down to one African American to…
    - 33 days ago 23 Feb 15, 10:17pm -
  • Ebony Editor Steps Down After 10 Months
    February 20, 2015 Mitzi Miller wants to create stories for TV, film; Joy Reid, Ronan Farrow shows canceled at MSNBC; black women, black history at White H…
    - 36 days ago 20 Feb 15, 11:35am -
  • Listen to the Real LBJ, King Talk Voting Rights
    February 18, 2015 University publishes audio of telephone calls on website; Holt wins week; nonwhites more forgiving of Williams; Ta-Nehisi Coates to teac…
    - 38 days ago 18 Feb 15, 10:10pm -
  • More to the Story of Jackie Robinson West
    February 16, 2015 Writers link circumstances to conditions on South Side; Ta-Nehisi Coates wins Polk Award for reparations story; Carr died of complicatio…
    - 40 days ago 16 Feb 15, 10:19pm -
  • David Carr Nurtured Young Black Journalists
    February 13, 2015 N.Y. Times columnist boosted Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jelani Cobb; in 24 hours, Obama's goofy video gets 25 million views; Obama critical of H…
    - 43 days ago 13 Feb 15, 12:56pm -
  • Lester Holt to Be on Air 7 Days This Week
    February 11, 2015 Some say time is right for NBC News workhorse; killing of three Muslims in N.C. becomes global story; Dino Chiecchi among those exiting…
    - 44 days ago 12 Feb 15, 12:07am -
  • Why "White" and "Colored" Sections on the Memorial?
    February 9, 2015 Black History Month a good time to illuminate the present; Lester Holt fills in at NBC as Brian Williams crisis deepens; Johnson Publishi…
    - 46 days ago 10 Feb 15, 12:02am -
  • Race a Part of the Brian Williams Equation
    February 6, 2015 Some wonder whether double standard is at work; Fox site gets twice its normal traffic showing immolation; secretive White House effort b…
    - 49 days ago 6 Feb 15, 11:19pm -
  • Racial Split Over "I Am Charlie"
    February 4, 2015 U.S. nonwhites opposed publishing Muhammad cartoons; Fox shows graphic images of pilot's immolation; FCC chair would have no fast or slow…
    - 51 days ago 4 Feb 15, 11:32pm -
  • O'Reilly Accused of Smearing Pinkston
    February 2, 2015 Fox News pundit links Al Jazeera reporters, terrorism; 20 groups fault coverage of Muslim response to Paris violence; Egypt frees foreign…
    - 54 days ago 2 Feb 15, 10:37pm -
  • ISIS Says It Executed Japanese Journalist
    January 31, 2015 Video underscores danger in reporting from Syria (1/31/15); BET, MadameNoire, The Root win in 2014; "liberal" New Republic magazine ackno…
    - 56 days ago 31 Jan 15, 8:10pm -
  • BET, MadameNoire, The Root Win in 2014
    January 30, 2015 Pop culture still an attraction for black Web visitors; "liberal" New Republic magazine acknowledges racist past; TV One pushes envelope…
    - 57 days ago 30 Jan 15, 10:27pm -
  • "Race Beat" Up in the Air at N.Y. Times?
    January 28, 2015 News outlets split on best ways to cover the topic; black journalist joining editor's ranks at The Nation; columnist challenges Charles B…
    - 58 days ago 29 Jan 15, 12:07am -
  • Columnist "Incredibly Angry" at Son's Brush With Police
    January 26, 2015 Yale U. concedes drawing of handgun was questionable; do news media tell the public about their own diversity?; tensions over press acce…
    - 60 days ago 27 Jan 15, 12:16am -
  • Reporter's Persistence Helps Free Inmate
    January 23, 2015 "Even after I retired, this case still bothered me"; Johnson to sell its historic photo archive — Jet app shelved; Jon Stewart asks, wh…
    - 64 days ago 23 Jan 15, 10:42pm -
  • MSNBC Bans "Muslim Guy" for Insult to Jindal
    January 21, 2015 Governor "might be trying to scrub some of the brown off"; multimedia State of Union presentation declared a hit; reporter held hostage W…
    - 66 days ago 21 Jan 15, 10:33pm -

Sahara Reporters

Black Blue Dog

News One

This Week In Blackness

Anthony Mackie, Please Stop Talking | #TWIBnation
Anthony Mackie, Please Stop Talking | #TWIBnationhttp://thisweekinblackness.com http://twitter.com/twibnation http://twitter.com/elonjames On a recent appearance on the Wendy Williams show Anthony Mackie continued his foot in mouth tour...From:…
- 7 days ago 21 Mar 15, 11:49pm -
Add Snow Ball Fight To List Of Things Blacks Shouldnt Do | #TWIBnation
Add Snow Ball Fight To List Of Things Blacks Shouldnt Do | #TWIBnationhttp://thisweekinblackness.com http://twitter.com/twibnation http://twitter.com/elonjames Hosts Elon James White, Aaron Rand Freeman and Imani Gandy discuss the apparent do's a…
- 11 days ago 17 Mar 15, 10:55am -
Maybe You Were Wrong | #TWIBnation
Maybe You Were Wrong | #TWIBnationhttp://thisweekinblackness.com http://twitter.com/twibnation http://twitter.com/elonjames Jonathan Chait published an article in New York Magazine titled “Not a Very P.C. Thing to Say,”...From:BLACKNESS.TV…
- 11 days ago 17 Mar 15, 10:47am -
#TWIBprime #631 | The Bumpy Road To Justice
#TWIBprime #631 | The Bumpy Road To Justicehttp://thisweekinblackness.com http://twitter.com/elonjames Hosts Elon James White, Imani Gandy and Aaron Rand Freeman (#TeamBlackness) discusses the responses to the SOTU, an Alabama ...From:BLACKNESS…
- 11 days ago 17 Mar 15, 7:35am -
@TWIBprime "Gendering Your Interview?" | #TWIBnation
@TWIBprime "Gendering Your Interview?" | #TWIBnationhttp://thisweekinblackness.com http://twitter.com/elonjames Hosts Elon James White, Imani Gandy and Aaron Rand Freeman discuss a weird interviewers need to make professional women athletes...Fr…
- 11 days ago 17 Mar 15, 7:25am -
#TWIBprime #632 | Up In Uteruses Like ... | #TWIBnation
#TWIBprime #632 | Up In Uteruses Like ... | #TWIBnationhttp://thisweekinblackness.com http://twitter.com/twibnation http://twitter.com/elonjames Support independent media! Donate to #TWIBnation at donate.twib.me or subscribe to our on-demand serv…
- 14 days ago 14 Mar 15, 6:08am -

Politics 365

  • Elijah Cummings Has a Few Words for Chief of Secret Service
    During a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, ranking Democrat had a few things to say to Secret Service Chief Joe Clancy and none of those things were good.  The Secret Service has recently been dealing with an endless se…
    - 4 days ago 24 Mar 15, 11:38pm -
  • Kardashian Congressman Aaron Schock is GOP’s Welfare Queen

    - 5 days ago 23 Mar 15, 1:16pm -
  • Canadian born Ted Cruz to enter GOP race for president, let the birther stories begin
    On Sunday, it was announced that Texas Senator Ted Cruz will launch his presidential campaign on Monday at Liberty University in Virginia. While Jeb Bush is “exploring” a run for president, Ted Cruz would be the first official candidate if he doe…
    - 6 days ago 22 Mar 15, 11:20am -
  • Fmr. Rep Barney Frank Says Downton Abbey Aaron Should be “Exposed”
    Should closeted gay politicians be allowed to keep their private lives private? Former Rep. Barney Frank shared his views on the topic when speaking about soon-to-be-former Congressman Aaron Schock.  Whether Schock is gay is out there in rumormillan…
    - 8 days ago 20 Mar 15, 11:52pm -
  • Sen. Durbin Says Loretta Lynch “Asked to Sit in the Back of the Bus”
    “This woman is asked to sit in the back of the bus when it comes to the Senate calendar,” said Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) on the Senate floor this morning regarding the delay in the  nomination of Loretta Lynch for Attorney General. For reaso…
    - 10 days ago 18 Mar 15, 5:44pm -
  • #RaceTogether: conversations about race deserve more time than it takes to make your latte
    On Tuesday, Twitter was abuzz with the news that Starbucks was encouraging its baristas to have conversations with customers about race in America in its “Race Together” campaign. What may have started out as a well intentioned move by Starbucks…
    - 10 days ago 18 Mar 15, 10:57am -
  • We Commemorate Selma With Much Work to be Done
    My father took me and my brothers with him to the polls when he voted for Barack Obama during his first campaign.  We were late to school, but he thought it was important for us to be there.  The second time around, I was a sophomore at Howard and…
    - 11 days ago 17 Mar 15, 10:34am -
  • Walmart Wage Increase Likely to Start New Trend Toward Pay Equity
    Better schedules, more training, and a wage increase up to $10.00 per hour – that’s what Walmart workers can expect beginning on April 1. Last month, the world’s largest retailer announced that it was raising the minimum wage for it’s lowest…
    - 19 days ago 9 Mar 15, 11:10pm -
  • What Is Hillary Clinton Doing?
    First there was the failed book tour rollout. No biggie right? It was just a book tour.  Now there’s hidden e-mail. And with that we start thinking of Joe Biden, Martin O’Malley, Andy Cuomo, Jim Webb, Mark Warner and anyone else out there who ma…
    - 23 days ago 5 Mar 15, 1:05pm -

The Root

Hinterland Gazette

  • newPatti Labelle Confirms Return to “Empire” Season 2
    Patti Labelle returns to “Empire” season 2 Legendary entertainer Patti Labelle confirms she will return to “Empire” season 2.  We are definitely loving that! In an interview with Entertainment Tonight during rehearsals for “Dancing with th…
    - 21 hours ago 27 Mar 15, 3:06pm -
  • newMichelle Obama Once Dated Patti Labelle’s Son Stanley Stocker-Edwards
    Patti Labelle First Lady Michelle Obama had a potty mouth during her younger years. What was a shock to us was to learn that she dated Patti Labelle’s adopted son, Stanley Stocker-Edwards. Um, I guess FLOTUS and Miss Patti go way back. This dirt w…
    - 22 hours ago 27 Mar 15, 2:13pm -
  • Racist Cupcakes Banned from French Rivera Pastry Shop
    Racist Cupcakes Racist Cupcakes:  A court forced French baker, Boulangerie Patisserie, to pull cupcakes of a naked man and woman made out of dark chocolate with pink lips, saying they were inciting “racial hatred.” On Thursday morning a court in…
    - 1 day ago 27 Mar 15, 11:59am -
  • Pat Robertson: Was Germanwings Copilot Andreas Lubitz a “Muslim?”
    Right wing evangelical wingnut Pat Robertson went there…he asked if Andreas Lubitz, the copilot who “deliberately” crashed Germanwings flight 4U9525, was a “Muslim?” Um, really? Didn’t Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin clearly state during…
    - 2 days ago 26 Mar 15, 10:04pm -
  • Kevin Pimentel, 12, ID’d as Shooter in Hudson FL Murder-Suicide
    Kevin Pimentel murder-suicide TRAGEDY:  Kevin Pimentel, 12, shot and killed his 6-year-old brother, Brady, and wounded his 16-year-old brother Trevor before turning the gun on himself in their Hudson, Fla., home on Wednesday. Pasco Sheriff Chris Noc…
    - 2 days ago 26 Mar 15, 12:29pm -

Good Black News

EURweb

Black Voice News

  • Laid to Rest, but Never Buried
    Past stories of police shootings in Southern California surface following the Michael Brown funeralEDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a first-person narrative used to highlight the recent discourse surrounding use of police force after of the death o…
    - 28 Aug 14, 12:45am -
  • 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…
    - 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 -

Roland Martin

News You Can't Use: Family Feud Contestant's 'Gerbil' Answer Shocks Steve Harvey
News You Can't Use: Family Feud Contestant's 'Gerbil' Answer Shocks Steve HarveyRoland Martin appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" for their News You Can't Use segment. In today's News Your Can't Use, a "Family Feud" contestant shocks Steve Harvey w…
- 24 hours ago 27 Mar 15, 12:19pm -
The Situation In Ferguson Is "Clearly Broken"
The Situation In Ferguson Is "Clearly Broken"Roland Martin, host of "NewsOne Now," Michael Brown's pastor, Carlton Lee, legal analyst Sunny Hostin and former police detective Mike Brooks appeared on the Dr. Phil Show to discuss the Ferguson ...F…
- 2 days ago 26 Mar 15, 7:41pm -
Multiple Republican Responses To The SOTU And Sen. Ted Cruz's Video Gaffe
Multiple Republican Responses To The SOTU And Sen. Ted Cruz's Video GaffeRoland Martin appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to analyze President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address and the multiple Republican responses. Two of the night's most…
- 3 days ago 25 Mar 15, 4:14pm -
O’Bannon Lawyer Slams NCAA “Hypocrisy” in Profiting Off Of Student Athletes [12.5.13]
O’Bannon Lawyer Slams NCAA “Hypocrisy” in Profiting Off Of Student Athletes [12.5.13]Colleges can earn an unending amount of profits from their student athletes long after they stop playing game, via video games, jersey sales, TV broadcasts…
- 5 days ago 23 Mar 15, 10:33am -
Roland Martin & #AscotNation Take Over ESPN's SportsNation Hashtag Game
Roland Martin & #AscotNation Take Over ESPN's SportsNation Hashtag GameRoland Martin appears on ESPN's Sports Nation to talk Johnny Manziel, National Signing Day 2015 and brings the funk during the Hashtag Game.From:Roland MartinViews:10999…
- 10 days ago 18 Mar 15, 12:30am -
Morning Papers Headline: Happy 50th Birthday Jacquie
Morning Papers Headline: Happy 50th Birthday JacquieRoland Martin wishes his wife, Jacquie Hood Martin, a happy 50th birthday from the set of Morning Joe.From:Roland MartinViews:4507ratingsTime:00:23More inNews & Politics
- 12 days ago 16 Mar 15, 1:02am -