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On the 'A' w/Souleo: The Politics of Preserving African-American Historic Sites

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 08.08.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

A discount furniture store now occupies the space where boxing legend, Joe Frazier trained in Philadelphia. The home of America's first female self-made millionaire, Madame C.J. Walker is left vulnerable to potential destruction without proper legal protection.

10 Things I Learned #NABJ14

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.05.2014 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

In no particular order of importance here are 10 things I learned during the 39th Annual National Association Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair held in Boston, Massachusetts.

Pioneering Champion Of Black Journalists Dies

AP | Posted 04.07.2014 | Media

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Longtime journalist and educator Charles Sumner "Chuck" Stone Jr, one of the founders of the National Association of Black ...

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Living Pioneer Journalist

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 02.11.2014 | Books
Molly Alexander Darden

Charlayne just knew she was going to be a reporter like Brenda Starr, her hero in the comic books. Never mind that Brenda was a red-haired white girl. Never mind that most people, except her mother and grandmother, thought she didn't have a chance in the world of accomplishing that.

Are Black Media Outlets Still Relevant?

Posted 07.24.2013 | Black Voices

With such legacy brands as Ebony/Jet, Essence and Black Enterprise, African-American media outlets have carved out a place for themselves in a once ho...

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Florida Boycott Picks Up Steam

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.17.2013 | Black Voices

A tourist boycott of Florida is gaining strength, whipped by rage, disbelief and disappointment in a jury's weekend acquittal of neighborhood watchman...

CNN's Roland Martin: 'You're Going to Get Fired From Every Job Anyway' (VIDEO)

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 04.29.2013 | Media
Tanya Young Williams

'People appreciate me for being unapologetically black, unapologetically truthful and unapologetically Christian.'

CNN Chief Addressing Lack Of Black Journalists At Network

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.27.2013 | Media

CNN chief Jeff Zucker is set to address his network's commitment to African American journalists, FishbowlDC reported Monday. The site said that Zu...

Black Journos Say They Were Left Out Of Debates

AP | Posted 10.17.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of black journalists says it is disappointed in the lack of ethnic diversity among the people chosen to moderate presidentia...

WATCH: NABJ Convention 2012 Trailer

Posted 06.18.2012 | Black Voices

Thousands of journalists, media executives, and students will soon be headed to New Orleans to attend the 37th Annual National Association of Black Jo...

Diversifying The Newsroom (Or Not)

NPR | Posted 06.14.2012 | Black Voices

The Census estimates people of color comprise a third of the U.S. population now, and nearly half in 2050 if trends continue. But newsrooms don't show...

A Chicago Media BlackOut

Zack Isaacs | Posted 10.03.2011 | Chicago
Zack Isaacs

For the past week, the national media has been buzzing about two black males in Chicago having their words taken out of context. Both incidents involve the highly sensitive issue of race but in very different ways.

Black Journalists Criticize MSNBC For Al Sharpton Hire

The Maynard Institute | Posted 06.15.2012 | Black Voices

When rumors surfaced this week that Sharpton was under consideration for the MSNBC job, one NABJ member told colleagues without challenge, "This would...

Black Journalists Call For Public Forum on 'Talk Show Hate'

Mike Green | Posted 06.14.2012 | Media
Mike Green

When Dr. Laura Schlessinger assaulted the airwaves on Aug. 10 with a barrage of the "N" word, while responding to a caller who identified herself as a...

Black Journalists Group: Keep Imus Off The Air

Editor & Publisher | Posted 06.14.2012 | Media

Weighing in again on the Don Imus controversy, the National Association of Black Journalists Tuesday said the radio personality who outraged many with...