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S.C. Senate Votes To Remove Confederate Flag

S.C. Senate Votes To Remove Confederate Flag

Source: Tim Smith, The Greenville News, and John Bacon / USA Today COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Senate gave key approval Monday to remove the Confederate battle flag and its flagpole from the Statehouse grounds. The 37-3 vote came after several hours of debate and defeat of a handful of proposed amendments. Under Senate […]

LIVE VIDEO: Funeral For Charleston AME Victim, S.C. Sen. Clementa Pinckney

LIVE VIDEO: Funeral For Charleston AME Victim, S.C. Sen. Clementa Pinckney

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Live coverage of the funeral for South Carolina Senator Clementa Pinckney, pastor of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina

Civil Rights Leaders Call on Amazon CEO to Cease Sales of Confederate Flag

Civil Rights Leaders Call on Amazon CEO to Cease Sales of Confederate Flag

Source: Earl Ofari Hutchinson / The Hutchinson Report News Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson and other civil rights leaders on Tuesday, June 23 called on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to cease all Confederate flag sales. The cessation of sales of this item by Amazon is even more important now that Walmart and Sears […]

Roland Martin, Bishop Harry Jackson On The South Carolina Confederate Flag

Roland Martin, Bishop Harry Jackson On The South Carolina Confederate Flag

Roland Martin and Bishop Harry Jackson discuss what needs to happen for the South Carolina Confederate flag to be removed from atop the capitol dome.  

Roland Martin: We Must Address Race, Understand There Is Still Racial Hatred In America

Roland Martin: We Must Address Race, Understand There Is Still Racial Hatred In America

Roland Martin, host of TV One’s NewsOne Now appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss the Emanuel AME Church massacre and race in America.

Reginald Hudlin And Phil Gurin Sign Three-Year Deal As Executive Producers For The NAACP Image Awards

Reginald Hudlin And Phil Gurin Sign Three-Year Deal As Executive Producers For The NAACP Image Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REGINALD HUDLIN AND PHIL GURIN SIGN THREE-YEAR DEAL TO CONTINUE AS EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS FOR THE NAACP IMAGE AWARDS   47th NAACP Image Awards to Air LIVE on Friday, February 5, 2016 on TV One   LOS ANGELES, CA (June 3, 2015) – The NAACP and TV One jointly announced today that industry veterans Reginald Hudlin and Phil Gurin […]

BREAKING: Baltimore Officers Indicted For The Death Of Freddie Gray

BREAKING: Baltimore Officers Indicted For The Death Of Freddie Gray

NBC12 – WWBT – Richmond, VA News On Your Side Source: Zach Winslett / nbc12.com All six Baltimore police officers charged for the death of Freddie Gray have been indicted by a grand jury. Additionally, the state attorney said the charges to the officers – previously imposed on May 1 – have been modified to better reflect […]

Ellis Cose: Addressing Race Is The Cure To Racial Strife, Not The Cause

Ellis Cose: Addressing Race Is The Cure To Racial Strife, Not The Cause

Source: Ellis Cose / USA Today Nobody likes a crybaby — especially if that crybaby is impossibly privileged. So astonishment that a coddled first lady would complain about anythingcould explain some of the hostility that greeted Michelle Obama’s commencement speech at Tuskegee University this month. Rush Limbaugh accused her of not just “playing the race […]

Blues Icon B.B. King Dies At 89

Blues Icon B.B. King Dies At 89

Source: Jerry Shriver and Steve Jones / USA Today B.B. King spread joy to millions by giving them the blues. The iconic musician, along with his ever-present guitar Lucille, spent nearly 70 years thrilling audiences and spreading the music he learned as a poverty-stricken youth in the Mississippi Delta all over the world. King, 89, […]

More Black Ministers Slamming NAACP For Fighting School Choice

More Black Ministers Slamming NAACP For Fighting School Choice

Source: Ron Matus / RedefinEd Online Leading black ministers in Florida are ramping up criticism of the NAACP for supporting a lawsuit that seeks to kill the nation’s largest private school choice program. The Rev. Dr. Manuel Sykes, pastor of Bethel Community Baptist Church in St. Petersburg, became the latest to do so, suggesting during […]

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