Category: Blogging

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. releases statement through Charles Ogletree

Here is a statement released by Charles Olgletree who has been retained by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. after he was arrested at his Cambridge Massachusettes home. This information was posted at theroot.com and distributed. Statement on Behalf of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. — by Charles Ogletree This brief statement is...

Howard Witt leaves Chicago Tribune after quarter century of reporting

Award winning journalist Howard Witt announced that he has left the Chicago Tribune.  Witt came to national prominence for his reporting of race related stories in Paris, Texas and Jena, Louisiana in 2007. The Pulitzer Prize nominated Witt says that he is moving in a new direction.  “After a quarter-century...

Video: Shawn P. and CNN Bloggers Bunch discuss passing of Michael Jackson

Embedded video from <a href=”http://www.cnn.com/video” mce_href=”http://www.cnn.com/video”>CNN Video</a> It was sad discussing the passing of Michael Jackson on CNNcom/Live today, but it was made easier by seeing two friendly faces on the screen with me.  Those were Carmen D. of All About Race, and Lola Adesioye from TheGriot.com. Here’s the 15...

People I Follow on Twitter

Continuing my series about people I follow. This time on Twitter.  I limited my entries to 140 characters, the maximum length of a tweet. waynesutton wayne is a social media guru, mastering every form. 25K followers but he’s following 26. Tweets social media tips and advice thru the day necolebitchie...

Blogging While Brown Conference starts Friday in Chicago, attendees announced

The 2nd Blogging While Brown Conference gets underway on Friday at Chicago’s University Center with a Beginning Bloggers Boot Camp. Conference organizer Gina McCauley afforded me the opportunity to serve as programming chair for the conference, and I’m excited about the group of panelists and presenters that we were able...