Category: Featured

NABJ: Major News Outlets Reject Black Talent in Prime Time

The Wire (NABJ) In reaction to an ostensible trend in cable news to pass over African American talent for prime time programming, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) continued discussions this week with several civil rights organizations to address the matter and direct a definite course of action. “We...

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...

RNC Chairman Priebus Calls For Investigation Of Fundraising Activity In The White House

The Wire (RNC) Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus today called on the Department of Justice to investigate whether or not President Barack Obama broke federal election laws by conducting illegal political fundraising activity in the White House. A fundraising video featuring the President appears to have been recorded...

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...

The National Black Church Initiative Urges Supreme Court To Consider Walmart Class Action Gender Discrimination Suit

The Wire The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, strongly supports the class action lawsuit brought forth by female Walmart employees.  This case represents the largest class action gender lawsuit in history and highlights Walmart’s systemic...