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  • newZimbabwe: Grace Mugabe's Doctorate - UZ Remains Mum
    [Zimbabwe Standard]THE University of Zimbabwe (UZ) has remained mum on the conferment of Doctor of Philosophy degree on First Lady Grace Mugabe despite questions and speculation being raised over the accolade.
    - 4 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 1:39pm -
  • newZimbabwe: Grace May Be Zim's President
    [Zimbabwe Standard]It might actually come to pass that First Lady Grace Mugabe could one day rule Zimbabwe.
    - 5 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 1:35pm -
  • newZimbabwe: 'Bennett, Mawere Have Not Joined Renewal'
    [Zimbabwe Standard]MDC Renewal spokesperson, Jacob Mafume says South Africa-based Zimbabwean businessman Mutumwa Mawere and MDC-T treasurer-general Roy Bennett have not joined the breakaway party.
    - 5 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 1:35pm -
  • newZimbabwe: 'Mugabe Appeases Chiefs for Support'
    [Zimbabwe Standard]President Robert Mugabe's promise to buy new luxury vehicles and increase allowances for traditional leaders in the face of a burning economy shows that he is determined to retain power at all costs, analysts have said.
    - 5 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 1:28pm -
  • newKenya: One Year After Mall Attack, Kenya Security Forces Face Same Challenges
    [VOA]Nairobi -Security forces in Kenya have been blamed for an unorganized response to last year's militant attacks on the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, and for failing to heed security warnings ahead of time. One year after that deadly siege, s…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 1:23pm -
  • newNigeria: Four Days Inside Boko Haram's Bloody 'Caliphate'
    [Daily Trust]It is Saturday afternoon and the time is five minutes past two. At Government Secondary School, Uba in Borno State, a boy, about seven years old, seats on a table behind empty classrooms. Holding a gun-shaped broken arm of a chair, he ta…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 1:23pm -
  • newEgypt: At Least Six Dead in Military Aircraft Crash
    [Deutsche Welle]A military aircraft has crashed in Egypt, killing six soldiers and wonding a seventh, state TV reports. The incident is thought to be a result of a "technical failure".
    - 5 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 1:16pm -
  • newSouth Africa: Update On the South African Citizens Affected By the Church Building Collapse in Nigeria
    [SA Govt]Ladies and gentlemen of the media, Fellow South Africans,
    - 5 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 1:10pm -
  • newAfrica: What Africa Seeks in Climate Deal
    [IPS]Johannesburg -It is a critical time for international climate change negotiations. By December 2015, world leaders are due to decide on an international climate change agreement covering all countries that will take effect in 2020.
    - 7 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 10:59am -
  • newEgypt: Blast Hits Cairo
    [Aswat Masriya]Cairo -An explosion occurred in the vicinity of the ministry of foreign afairs on Sunday, according to the ministy of interior's press office.
    - 7 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 10:57am -
  • newAfrica: Social Media Sees Meteoric Growth
    [Balancing Act]London -In 2013 Balancing Act carried out a detailed market research study in seven Sub-Saharan countries in the vanguard of adopting the Internet and social media. The study has four parts - which are available for free as downloads -…
    - 7 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 10:55am -
  • newAlgeria: Air Crash Still Unexplained
    [RFI]A first report on July's Air Algérie crash in Mali has failed to establish a cause, investigators revealed on Saturday in Mali.
    - 7 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 10:45am -
  • newKenya: Nairobi Remembers Mall Massacre
    [Deutsche Welle]On the first anniversary of the al-Shabab militant attack on Westgate Mall in Kenya's capital Nairobi, thousands of mourners and survivors gathered to pay their respects to the 67 victims. Kenya remains on high alert.
    - 8 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 10:20am -
  • newAfrica: AFCON Hosts Named
    [Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday missed out on the opportunity of hosting the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) awarded the rights to Cameroon.
    - 13 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 4:39am -
  • newSouth Sudan: Fresh Fighting in Upper Nile Threatens to Derail Peace Process
    [Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has condemned a renewed outbreak of fighting between South Sudan's warring parties in Upper Nile, warning it could jeopardise the latest round of peace talks.
    - 14 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 4:14am -
  • newWest Africa: Obama Goes to UN With Islamic State, Ebola On Agenda
    [VOA]President Barack Obama will head to the United Nations General Assembly this coming week with two missions: to rally international support for a coalition against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria and to back his plan to fight the Ebola…
    - 14 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 4:06am -
  • newMali: AU Mission to Assist Inquiry Into Attack On Peacekeepers
    [VOA]The African Union's Mission to Mali and the Sahel says it is ready to assist with an investigation into Thursday's attack that killed five United Nations peacekeepers from Chad.
    - 14 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 4:04am -
  • newEast Africa: Europe Trade Deal Deadline Missed
    [New Times]The East African Community (EAC) will miss the October 1 deadline for the completion of negotiations and eventual ratification of the all-important Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union, The Sunday Times has learned.
    - 16 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 2:32am -
  • newWest Africa: Equatorial Guinea Resumes Flights to West Africa
    [Cameroon Tribune]President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea during a press conference in the capital, Malabo on Monday, September 15, 2014 announced that flights from the country's national airline companies will resume soon to Wes…
    - 16 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 2:31am -
  • newNigeria: Secret Talks With Boko Haram Over Chibok Girls?
    [Premium Times]Despite the Nigerian government's public rejection of any prisoner swap with extremist Boko Haram sect, its officials, alongside the Red Cross, are currently in talks to trade Boko Haram militants for more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls a…
    - 16 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 2:19am -
  • newWest Africa: UN Ebola Mission Launched
    [UN News]Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has officially established the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response and has instructed the advance teams for the first-of-its-kind operation to head to its base in Accra, Ghana, by Monday, 22 Sept…
    - 16 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 2:17am -
  • newNigeria: Oil Workers Suspend Strike
    [Guardian]THE National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, on Friday night suspended its five-day-old strike.
    - 16 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 2:15am -
  • newNigeria: 84 South Africans Dead, 17 Unaccounted For in Collapse
    [Premium Times]The number of dead South Africans at the collapsed five-storey guest house owned by the Synagogue Church of all Nations has increased from 67 to 84, the country's High Commissioner to Nigeria, Lulu Mnguni, has said.
    - 16 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 2:15am -
  • newSouth Sudan: Fighting Threatens Oil Fields
    [Nuba Reports]Fighting has erupted around Renk, a key border town in Upper Nile state. South Sudan says opposition forces supported by the Sudanese government are making a push towards oil fields further south.
    - 16 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 2:13am -
  • newNigeria: 25 Hours Under Church Guesthouse Rubble
    [Premium Times]One of the survivors of the building collapse at The Synagogue Church of All Nations, Friday, told journalists that the incident was a demonic attack on the church.
    - 16 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 2:12am -

Richard Prince's Journal-isms

  • An "Angry Black Woman" Firestorm
    September 19, 2014 Questionable framing of story on "Scandal" creator; 3 journalists among 8 killed by Ebola-frightened villagers; Goodell promises to pun…
    - 2 days ago 19 Sep 14, 10:35pm -
  • Web Fails Blacks, Latinos on Coverage
    September 17, 2014 "Their communities not paid much attention in the news"; new Washington Post blog focuses on visual narratives; whites catching Ebola v…
    - 4 days ago 17 Sep 14, 10:20pm -
  • "Why Was Michael Brown's Body Left There for Hours?"
    September 15, 2014 St. Louis paper compiles "most comprehensive" account; whites, blacks split on whether shooting was justified; Movement Veteran says or…
    - 6 days ago 15 Sep 14, 10:25pm -
  • Reassigned Columnist Quits Abruptly
    September 12, 2014 Wendi C. Thomas leaves Memphis Commercial Appeal; families of slain journalists not following official line; Atlanta Hawks GM takes ind…
    - 9 days ago 12 Sep 14, 9:59pm -
  • Killing of Journalists Buoys Support for U.S. Strikes
    September 10, 2014 In prime time, Obama declares campaign against Sunni militants; no bleeps: owners folding Vibe's print edition to publish online only;…
    - 11 days ago 10 Sep 14, 11:11pm -
  • Does TMZ Deserve Kudos After Rice Suspension?
    September 8, 2014 Debate over who was gutless and who unethical; Huffington Post M.E. leaves amid harassment investigation; Pam Oliver says age might hav…
    - 13 days ago 8 Sep 14, 10:28pm -
  • New Cosby Bio Looks Like a Best-Seller
    September 5, 2014 Mark Whitaker, a former network news executive who spent the bulk of his career at Newsweek magazine, has produced a reader-friendly bio…
    - 17 days ago 4 Sep 14, 3:20pm -
  • How Media Skew Our Views of Race, Crime
    September 3, 2014 Distortions bolster harsher penalties, study finds; USA Today lays off up to 70 people, half in newsroom; paper seeks to open any Michae…
    - 18 days ago 3 Sep 14, 10:09pm -
  • How Did "No Angel" Line About Ferguson Victim Get Through?
    September 1, 2014 Writer says having more black editors might help; N.Y. Times columnist Charles Blow says he's bisexual, sort of; women, people of color…
    - 20 days ago 1 Sep 14, 9:25pm -
  • Bombshell Suit Against "White People" Magazine
    August 22, 2014 Complaint cites story choices, pale Time Inc. leadership;'s D.C. restructuring means fewer blacks; ACLU says Ferguson events brou…
    - 30 days ago 22 Aug 14, 10:10pm -
  • "Why Police Will Continue to Arrest Journalists"
    August 20, 2014 In Ferguson, press corps has become its own story; AP decides not to refer to Brown, 18, as "teenager"; Native American sees parallels in…
    - 32 days ago 20 Aug 14, 10:39pm -
  • NBC Returning the Grio to Original Owners
    August 18, 2014 Revamp to feature breaking news video, tie to social media; blacks, whites divided on significance of Ferguson; . . . police continue to t…
    - 34 days ago 18 Aug 14, 10:28pm -
  • Do Asian American Journalists Have a Stake in Ferguson Story?
    August 15, 2014 Police slaying, aftermath are Topic A outside convention; after delays, police name officer who killed Michael Brown; Balta, Ericksen deba…
    - 37 days ago 16 Aug 14, 12:09am -
  • 2 Reporters Detained, Released in Ferguson
    August 13, 2014 Washington Post's Lowery tweets he "can't shake anger"; AP journalist is first reporter killed in Israel-Gaza conflict; key figure in stor…
    - 39 days ago 13 Aug 14, 10:55pm -
  • St. Louis Teen's Killing Raises Newsroom Diversity Issue
    August 11, 2014 Editor says inclusion could increase community contacts; 13 editors go on record about diversity in their newsrooms; do Latinos dance in c…
    - 41 days ago 11 Aug 14, 11:53pm -
  • NAHJ Co-Founder Calls Award to Fox a "Farce"
    August 9, 2014 Charles Ericksen says media firms don't deserve honors (8/9/14); MSNBC chief promises change for Latinos; Latinos-as-white stories called d…
    - 43 days ago 10 Aug 14, 1:34am -
  • MSNBC Chief Promises Change for Latinos
    August 8, 2014 Griffin pledges that show hosts will meet with Hispanics; Latinos-as-white stories called damaging as well as wrong; Barnett named executi…
    - 44 days ago 8 Aug 14, 10:50pm -
  • Journalists' Role Reversal: Dining at White House
    August 6, 2014 8 from Fourth Estate join 400 honoring African leaders; . . . "pool" report gives press corps lowdown on the dinner; after corporate split,…
    - 46 days ago 6 Aug 14, 10:33pm -
  • Grio Columnist Makes Plagiarism Accusation; Howard U. Radio Station Apologizes
    August 4, 2014 WHUR-FM removes disputed posting; website spotlights "qualified," savvy journalists of color; . . . consider diversity when deciding on mak…
    - 48 days ago 4 Aug 14, 10:27pm -
  • NABJ Gives "Thumbs Down" Award to NPR
    August 2, 2014 Al Jazeera America praised for "best practices" (8/2/14); Andrew Young, at NABJ, stands by "smart-ass white boys" remarks of 30 years ago;…
    - 50 days ago 3 Aug 14, 12:44am -
  • Right About "Smart-Ass White Boys"
    August 1, 2014 Andrew Young, at NABJ, stands by words of 30 years ago; NABJ members vote to penalize errant board reps (8/1/14); NABJ, NAHJ move toward…
    - 50 days ago 2 Aug 14, 6:41am -
  • NABJ, NAHJ Move Toward Joint Convention
    July 31, 2014 Meeting could assemble most journalists of color since '08 (7/31/14)
    - 52 days ago 31 Jul 14, 3:33pm -
  • 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…
    - 55 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…
    - 58 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…
    - 60 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…
    - 63 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…
    - 65 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…
    - 67 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…
    - 69 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…
    - 72 days ago 11 Jul 14, 2:33pm -

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#FergusonDispatch: Gassed (Snippet) | #TWIBnationSupport Independent Media: http://http// At approximately 2am Central during the live broadcast of TWiB's dispatch from #Ferguson @Awkward_Du...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVV…
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#GRAYRACISM | #ablackshowablackshow w/ @elonjames White airs Fridays at 11pm ET/8pm PT on Free Speech TV. In this segment of #ablackshow host Elon James White breaks down the ridicu...From:TWiB! Presents: BLACKNESS.TVViews:1554093ratingsTi…
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"It's not about you, White Liberals™" w/ Dr. Brittney Cooper | @TWIBprimeOn this segment on @TWIBprime Elon James White, Imani Gandy and Aaron Rand Freeman talk with Dr. Brittney Cooper on Black Feminism, Michelle Goldberg & White...From:TWiB…
- 3 days ago 18 Sep 14, 8:53am -
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Dear "Dr." James David Manning... A.K.A. Dr. #HomoDemons | This @WeekInBlackness Apparently Youtube beef is what's hot in the streets now. Host Elon James...From:…
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Politics 365

  • Black Caucus Announces Plan to Boost the Black Vote for 2014
    Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia Fudge (D-OH), CBCPAC Chair Greg Meeks (D-NY), Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) and Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) announced their plans to boost black voter turnout for the midterms.   They were joined by political strate…
    - 2 days ago 19 Sep 14, 8:17pm -
  • #Ferguson: Rep. Hank Johnson’s Police Demilitarization Bill Gets GOP Support
    Three Republicans have signed on to Rep. Hank Johnson’s (D-GA) bill to stop handing free military equipment to local  police.  The three Republicans are Reps. Raul Labrador (R-ID), Tom McClintock (R-CA) and Justin Amash (R-IL).  The bill was fo…
    - 4 days ago 17 Sep 14, 11:34am -
  • Members of Congress Vocal on Ray Rice Go Silent Federal Judge Mark Fuller
    After Roland Martin shined a spotlight on Alabama Judge Mark Fuller, Congresswoman Terri Sewell became the first member of Congress to call for the federal judge’s resignation.  Why? Because in the wake of the scandal over Baltimore Ravens running…
    - 4 days ago 17 Sep 14, 8:11am -
  • Duke Energy Makes a $500M Investment in Utility-Scale Solar
    On September 15, Duke Energy announced plans to commit $500 million to utility-scale solar power in the state of North Carolina. This announcement is the latest development in an industry-wide embrace of large-scale renewable energy generation by uti…
    - 5 days ago 16 Sep 14, 10:33am -
  • CA State Sen. Roderick Wright to resign this month, following criminal conviction
    California State Senator Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) announced on Monday that he would resign from the state legislature effective September 22. This comes after being convicted for felony perjury and voting fraud charges for lying about living in…
    - 6 days ago 16 Sep 14, 12:42am -
  • Iowa: DREAMers Ask Hillary About Immigration, Get No Answers
    DREAMers asked Hillary Clinton about the issue of President Obama’s latest delay on immigration.  Clinton, along with her husband, were in Iowa today at Sen. Harkin’s famous 37th (and final) annual Steak Fry in Iowa.  The event was first held…
    - 7 days ago 14 Sep 14, 9:26pm -
  • Rep. Lacy Clay Upset with Senator Over Ferguson Meeting
    Rep. Clay not invited to September 15 meeting. Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO), who represents Ferguson, Missouri, said on Sept. 11th that neither he nor Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) had been invited to a meeting on September 15 in Clay’s district on “next…
    - 7 days ago 14 Sep 14, 7:46pm -
  • Rep. Frederica Wilson Meets with Nigerian Schoolgirls Who Escaped Boko Haram
    Despite a change in the news cycle that has featured ISIS, Ray Rice and Ferguson, Miami Congresswoman Frederica Wilson fights to keep the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls in the news. After the kidnappings, Wilson spearheaded a bill to denounce Boko…
    - 11 days ago 10 Sep 14, 11:35pm -
  • Janay Rice #TeachableMoment
    It’s predictable that Janay Rice, the victim in the Ray Rice controversy, is strongly defending her husband and the father of her child.  Her defense in no way absolves her husband’s wrong, nor does it make her responsible for the violence reape…
    - 11 days ago 10 Sep 14, 11:18am -
  • The Value of Internet Equity Gets Lost in the Net Neutrality Debate
    “People are not stupid. They believe things for reasons. The last way for skeptics to get the attention of bright, curious, intelligent people is to belittle or condescend or to show arrogance toward their beliefs.”  ~Carl Sagan People of color…
    - 11 days ago 10 Sep 14, 7:30am -
  • It’s Not About Ray It’s About Janay
    Why do we always blame victims of domestic violence? Case in point: Janay Palmer. You’re probably asking who is she.  She is the now wife and then-fiancé of Ray Rice.  As if the video footage of him dragging her unconscious body out of an elevat…
    - 13 days ago 8 Sep 14, 9:12pm -
  • Immigration Advocates Furious as President Obama Delays Executive Order
    Immigration advocates are furious with President Obama over his decision, announced today, to delay an executive order regarding deportations.  With only 59 days left to election day, several Senate Democrats are in razor thin races for re-election.…
    - 15 days ago 6 Sep 14, 5:48pm -
  • President Obama to Delay Executive Order on Immigration Until After Election
    Delay. Delay Delay.  After much talk and speculation about an executive order on immigration that was rumored to occur in early September, President Obama will delay the decision until after the fall elections on November 4.  Immigration policy in…
    - 15 days ago 6 Sep 14, 10:43am -
  • Race Politics: Tom Cotton’s Anti-Immigrant Ad Would Make George Wallace Proud
    The Richard Nixon/Strom Thurmond branded southern strategy rears its head again.  In this round of southern strategy race-baiting politics, Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) tries to communicate to white folks in Arkansas that they’re “working hard” for…
    - 15 days ago 6 Sep 14, 9:31am -

The Root

  • newFamily: Repeated Bullying Drove Fla. Teen to Suicide
    Shaniqua Hawkins said her family moved from New York to Florida because her son could no longer endure repeated attacks by bullies, who teased him relentlessly about his size, according to Orlando's WESH 2.
    - 7 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 10:59am -
  • new3-Day Ebola Lockdown in Sierra Leone Incites Fear, Conflict
    In spite of fear and loathing among some residents, officials in Sierra Leone said Saturday that most of the nation’s 6 million people were complying with an unprecedented 3-day lockdown to help combat the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, the Asso…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 10:15am -
  • newOhio Man Lands in Jail Over $4 Pizza Dispute
    A 30-year-old Dayton, Ohio man out looking for a late night snack instead found himself locked up he allegedly threatened workers over a $4 pizza order, WHIO reports.
    - 9 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 9:33am -
  • newObama Backs Secret Service Amid 2 Security Breaches
    President Barack Obama expressed confidence in the agency charged with keeping him and his family safe Saturday after a man with a knife climbed a fence and made into the White House before being apprehended, the Associated Press reports. It was the…
    - 10 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 7:59am -
  • newHow HBCUs Respond to a Call for Inclusion of LGBT Students
    For many who choose to attend an HBCU, the decision is about far more than just academics. Since the first HBCUs opened their doors in the years before the Civil War, they have offered black students an opportunity to pursue advanced studies in a spa…
    - 15 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 3:00am -

Hinterland Gazette

  • Sen. Rand Paul Slams GOP on Black, Latino Voter Suppression Tactics
    Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is slamming the Republican Party for making harder for blacks and Hispanics to vote. In other words, he’s saying, Republicans who support voter ID laws are engaging in racist behavior. Um, I never thought I would say it, but…
    - 2 days ago 19 Sep 14, 10:59am -
  • Don Charles Spirit ID’d as Gilchrist County FL Shooting Suspect
    BELL MURDER-SUICIDE:  Gilchrist County, Fla., sheriff Robert Schultz III confirmed that the suspect in Bell murder-suicide is Don Charles Spirit. He shot his son to death in a hunting accident in 2001. Don Charles Spirit killed six children, ranging…
    - 3 days ago 18 Sep 14, 9:20pm -
  • Charles Smith Fatally Shot by Police Officer After Arrest in West Savannah
    Charles Smith, 29, was killed in a police officer-involved shooting in west Savannah Thursday morning. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is handling the case after the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Chief Julie Tolbert made the request. Offic…
    - 3 days ago 18 Sep 14, 5:52pm -
  • Man Killed in Police Officer Involved Shooting in West Savannah GA
    POLICE INVOLVED SHOOTING:  A man was killed on Augusta Avenue at Cumming Street in Savannah, Ga., in a police officer-involved shooting Thursday morning. Savannah-Chatham police spokesman Julian Miller said the incident occurred just after 11 a.m. M…
    - 3 days ago 18 Sep 14, 3:08pm -
  • Parents of Ezell Ford File Wrongful Death Claim Against LAPD
    The parents of Ezell Ford, who was gunned down by two police officers last month in south Los Angeles, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the LAPD, accusing the police of racial profiling and using excessive force. A $75 million dollar claim…
    - 4 days ago 17 Sep 14, 8:59pm -

Good Black News


  • newReward: Alabama Governor Needs Your Help to Find Killer of 8-Year-Old Girl (Video)
    *A little girl said to be on her way to her cousin’s house never got there. One of the last sightings of her was at a store, where she was captured on camera paying for something at a cash register, and the next time she was seen, she was dead on t…
    - 2 mins ago 21 Sep 14, 6:06pm -
  • newRandy Jackson Sells Mansion in Tarzana for Only $1.9 Million
    *Former “American Idol” judge Randy Jackson sold his mansion in Tarzana for $1.9 million. The Spanish-styled home was built in 1990 and exists behind a privacy wall with a pool, spa and guest house. The two-floor home is also equipped with a chef…
    - 23 mins ago 21 Sep 14, 5:45pm -
  • newKenya Observes 1-Year Anniversary of Al-Shabab’s Westgate Mall Attack (Watch)
    *(Via Newsy) – Sunday (09-21-14) marks a year since armed militants attacked an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, killing close to 70 people. At least four Al-Shabab gunmen carried out the attack, which injured more than 170, and were able t…
    - 30 mins ago 21 Sep 14, 5:38pm -
  • newHackers Release Rihanna Nude Pics
    *Now it’s Rihanna‘s turn. As we reported earlier hackers released nudies of Gabrielle Union, Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens and other celebs yesterday. This morning, two images of Rihanna found their way to 4chan/Reddit. The singer is shown posi…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 14, 4:55pm -
  • newThe Black Hat: Light Skinned Women Almost Non-Existent on Daytime Talk Shows
    *Beauty comes in all shapes, sizes and colors (theoretically). However, in Hollywood, looking like a fashion model will give you a leg up on the competition (it will at least get your foot in the door). When producers of movies and television shows a…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 3:58pm -
  • newShenielle Jones Joins NBC’s ‘Weekend Today’ after Taking Family Break
    *Former “Good Morning Philadelphia” anchor and Emmy-winning journalist Sheinelle Jones is set to join NBC’s “Weekend Today.” Jones spent nine years at “Good Morning Philadelphia” before resigning back in March to spend more time with h…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 2:40pm -
  • newDaniele Watts Rebuffs Civil Rights Leaders’ Plea to Apologize to LAPD
    *Actress Daniele Watts is straight up saying she is NOT apologizing to the LAPD. Watts refusal to apologize comes on the heels of Los Angeles civil rights leaders calling on her to do the right thing. As reported, Watts, now infamously referred to as…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 12:53pm -
  • newLook Closely: People Really Do Look Like Their Dogs … Here’s Why
    *Whether or not you think Miss Williams resembles her dog “Butch” or not, science may be on their side on this one. Psychologist Sadahiko Nakajima’s research on dog-owner resemblance has enjoyed a resurgence of interest in recent weeks thanks t…
    - 6 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 12:07pm -
  • newReport: Ravens Knew About Ray Rice Elevator Video
    *Would you believe there’s yet MORE drama in the Ray Rice saga? On Friday, an ESPN “Outside the Lines” report claimed the Baltimore Ravens employed “a pattern of misinformation and misdirection” in handling the case after Rice was videotap…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 10:14am -
  • newGabrielle Union & DWade Respond to Nude Pics Leak: Calling on FBI
    *As far as Gabrielle Union is concerned, the leaking of her nude selfies makes her the victim of a digital hate crime. She’s making it clear that she’s not going to stand idly on the sidelines; her legal team will be reaching out to the FBI, rep…
    - 10 hours ago 21 Sep 14, 8:07am -

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…
    - 25 days ago 28 Aug 14, 12:45am -
  • For Many Girls Globally, U.S. a Symbol of Better Education
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  • 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…
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  • Manhunt for Ex-LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner Ends in More Bloodshed
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  • SB Bankruptcy Plan Talks Called “Intractable”
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  • Million Father March Event a Huge Success
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  • Southland Campaigning
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  • Jose Cuervo National Championships to be Held in Huntington Beach
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Roland Martin

Roland Martin On Morning Joe: Domestic Violence Is A National Issue, Not Just An NFL Issue
Roland Martin On Morning Joe: Domestic Violence Is A National Issue, Not Just An NFL IssueRoland Martin appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe to discuss the domestic violence charges against Arizona Cardinal's Johnathan Dwyer and why the media is has n…
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Roland Martin On Morning Joe: Gen. Dempsey Is Wrong For Contradicting Pres. Obama On ISIS Strategy
Roland Martin On Morning Joe: Gen. Dempsey Is Wrong For Contradicting Pres. Obama On ISIS StrategyRoland Martin appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe to discuss Congress giving President Obama the final approval to aid rebels in their fight against the…
- 1 day ago 20 Sep 14, 5:59pm -
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…
- 1 day ago 20 Sep 14, 5:26pm -
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…
- 1 day ago 20 Sep 14, 5:05pm -
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…
- 4 days ago 17 Sep 14, 4:59pm -
Do We Need Whole Foods In The Black Community? Mari Gallagher Lets Us Know
Do We Need Whole Foods In The Black Community? Mari Gallagher Lets Us KnowRoland Martin talks with Mari Gallagher about Whole Foods opening a store in inner-city Chicago and the other initiatives happening in our communities to pro...From:Rolan…
- 8 days ago 13 Sep 14, 3:37pm -