Category: African-American

NABJ names Soledad O’Brien Journalist of the Year

DSN Newswire The National Association of Black Journalists named CNN’s Soledad O’Brien Journalist of the Year at its spring Board of Directors meeting. O’Brien will join other top honorees at the association’s Salute to Excellence Gala, on July 31 in San Diego, during NABJ’s 35th Annual Convention and Career Fair,...

Salazar Approves Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Construction on National Mall

Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a ceremony with Harry E. Johnson, Sr., President of the Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc., Christine King Ferris, sister to Martin Luther King Jr.; EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson and members of the Black and Hispanic Caucuses, Secretary of...

Video: Ludacris talks about fixing communities and responsible leadership

Is Ludacris the leader we’ve been looking for? Chris Bridges a.k.a Ludacris is offering a refreshing image for an art form that has seemed to lose its way over the last decade.  This past weekend he made the circuit, promoting his foundation and asking for a new look at philanthropic...

Strong Black Mothers Do They Help or Hurt Their Kids?

This is from a post by Lorrie Irby Jackson (who also writes for DallasSouthNews.org) that was posted at Chick Talk Dallas.  Visit ChickTalkDallas.com to read this entire post. It was 1999. I was only 27 years old, but I was worn-down, weary and depressed. I was working full-time at a...