Category: African-American

A Fresh New Look Arrives at The Root

I had a chance to preview changes made TheRoot.com website on a blogger conference call yesterday.  I’ll have to say kudos to Managing Editor Joel Dreyfuss and Managing Editor of the site.  I think the content is much easier to find and they are able to highlight key articles much...

Bishop T.D. Jakes Says Rev. Franklin Graham Should Apologize to President Obama for Questioning his Faith

The Wire (TV ONE) RENOWNED BLACK RELIGIOUS LEADER APPEARS ON “WASHINGTON WATCH WITH ROLAND MARTIN” SUNDAY, MAY 15 AT 11 AM ET ON TV ONE Roland Martin: Rev. Franklin Graham has made some comments on several occasions as recently as three weeks ago really questioning, if you will, the faith...

Jury Issues Mixed Verdict in Michael Baisden’s Copyright Infringement Case

The Wire Michael Baisden’s attorneys, Daryl K. Washington and Aubrey “Nick” Pittman, announced on Monday, a jury in Houston Federal Court reached a verdict in the copyright lawsuit filed by nationally syndicated radio and TV personality Michael Baisden.  The mixed verdict allows for the return of Baisden’s copyrighted rights and...

Jury Trial Set in Michael Baisden’s Fight to Stop Copyright Infringement

The Wire A trial date has been set in a lawsuit filed by best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio and TV personality Michael Baisden. Documents filed in the lawsuit allege that Defendants I’m Ready Productions, Inc., Image Entertainment, Inc., ALW Entertainment, Inc., Je’Caryous Johnson and Gary Guidry conspired to tour...

Landrieu Announces More Than $6.8M for Six La. Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Office of Senator Mary Landrieu United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., today announced that six schools in Louisiana received more than $6.8 million as a part of the U.S. Department of Education’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Institutional Aid Program. “I have long supported Historically Black Colleges and...

Shirley Sherrod to Address National Association of Black Journalists at Convention San Diego

From the Dallas South Newswire Newsmaker Shirley Sherrod is set to appear before thousands of journalists on Thursday, July 29 at the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Annual Convention in San Diego, Calif. Sherrod has made headlines over the past two weeks for her forced resignation from the U.S....