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How Black Women Saved Alabama — and Democracy

NOTE: In the video above Roland Martin speaks to Black women who mobilized voters in Alabama on Election Day (unrelated to story). How Black Women Saved Alabama — and Democracy By Kerra Bolton (CNN) – America, you were in danger, girl. That is until 96% of African-American voters saved democracy and human decency by defeating […]

Power of the Sister Vote National Voter Crusade Launches As Polls Open in Georgia

NABJ to TV One Execs: Reconsider Decision to Ax ‘NewsOne Now’

Washington, D.C. – Members of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) are expressing their dismay that NewsOne Now will go off the air on Dec. 21. TV One executives made the announcement earlier this week. TJ Holmes, Stephen A. Smith, Jemele Hill, Cari Champion, and industry professionals such as Lawrence O’Donnell and Greta Van […]

NABJ Congratulates Member Kevin Merida

Black Enterprise Details How Roland Martin Made Black Media Matter

by Alfred Edmond, Jr. (BlackEnterprise.com) – In a move that shocked many in the urban media industry, TV One abruptly ended its News One TV show hosted by Roland Martin, reports The Daily News. Martin confirmed the news in a Facebook post: Fam, the sad news is true. The staff of @tvonetv #NewsOneNow was informed this afternoon […]

The O’Jays Weekend in Vegas to feature Stevie Wonder, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Mike Epps, Jeffery Osborne, Johnny Gill and Roland S. Martin

Donald Trump Jr and His Posse: Orphans, Adoptions, Money and Possible Conflicts of Interest

Opinion Piece by Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich, Ph.D. – According to MSNBC’s Morning Joe Co-Host, Mika Brzezinski, speaking recently on the TV Show: “It is time for us to see what we SEE!” Brzezinski means that, in our frustrating efforts to understand, translate, clarify, analyze and parse the numerous slap-stick side-shows of this Trump presidency, we must […]

MSNBC Obtains Video of Linwood “Ray” Lambert, a VA Man Who Was Tased, Shackled and Died in Custody

Tonier Cain Muldrow Receives Special Recognition From Baltimore State’s Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, for Work With Trauma Survivors and Re-Entry Population

Baltimore, MD – Recovering addict, Tonier Cain-Muldrow, was granted special recognition from Baltimore’s State’s Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, for her efforts to construct healthier communities and her dedication to raising awareness and providing resources for trauma survivors and the re-entry population. The honor was presented during a black-tie gala held last week as part of the […]

Healing Neen Deliverance Tour Kicks Off in Florida with a Message of Hope and Healing

Donna Brazile Offers an Insiders View of What Happened to Put Donald Trump in the White House

In a her new book, “Hacks,” Democratic Strategist and former head of the Democratic National Convention, Donna Brazile, said Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign was “anemic” and had taken on “the odor of failure.” The must-read memoir details what really happened during the 2017 election that put Donald Trump in office. The Washington Posts Philip […]

Why Even Republicans Think Clinton Won the First Debate

President George W. Bush Says Bigotry and White Supremacy is Blasphemy Against the American Creed

Kudos to President George W. Bush for speaking up against bigotry, white supremacy, nationalism and the real #fakenews (AKA conspiracy theories). I think President Bush has the right approach, attack the hatred and lift up American values. There is no need to mention Trump, actually, we shouldn’t care if it’s Trump initiating the racist policies or […]

Condoleezza Rice Says America Will Never Be ‘Race Blind’ On ‘Face the Nation’ VIDEO

Nearly 100 Lowery Institute Change Agents to Pay Tribute to Dr. Joseph Lowery at 96th Birthday Celebration

Change Agents to Dr. Lowery: We Got Next! Atlanta, GA – As civil rights icon, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, watched the frightening images of racist protesters marching through Charlottesville, VA with tiki torches, he was reminded of America’s ugly past when he lived with constant bomb threats and was shot at by the Ku Klux […]

The Continuing Problem of Police-Black Community Relations