Author Archives: Staff

Anonymous steals picture of St. Louis chief’s son with Confederate flag

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The hacker group Anonymous made threats early into the Michael Brown investigation that they were going to disrupt the electronic systems and IT infrastructure of the town until the city decided to do the right thing.  They’ve been keeping their promise, releasing information periodically about the families of the officers at the top of the chain of command, and shutting ... Read More »

Raynard Jackson: Blacks Need More Racists

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By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist A few weeks ago, the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) made a stunning announcement that caused a lot of consternation in the Black community. UNCF had accepted a $ 25 million contribution from Koch Industries and the Charles Koch Foundation. Under normal circumstances, David and Charles Koch – the brothers who control the two entities ... Read More »

Do Republicans ignore black journalists?

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By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist The biggest complaints I get from Black journalists when it comes to Republican officeholders and Party leaders is that they can’t get their calls returned. I used to think this was because of the reporters’ race or that some represented small, Black media outlets. Over the years, I have spent many hours reflecting on this ... Read More »

Rep Clyburn says Bill Clinton blamed him for losing black voters

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Reported By Liku Zelleke Third-ranking House Democrat and South Carolina Rep., James Clyburn has written a new book, “Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black.” It can be safely assumed that millions will rush to buy their own copies, especially now that it has been found to recount a heated telephone conversation that occurred between Clyburn and former President Bill Clinton. ... Read More »

Victory For Indigenous People: Minneapolis Renames Columbus Day

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By April Taylor In a move that seeks to honor the original inhabitants of North America, the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota has voted to rename Columbus Day as Indigenous People’s Day.  As News One reports, 13 members of the Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously to make the change.  In a statement to CBS news, council member and resolution author Alondra ... Read More »

Politician threatened to throw a reporter off a building

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By: Dr. Samori Swygert Politics is dirty and a blood sport.  Republican New York Representative Michael Grimm can now add his name to the growing list of corrupt and repugnant politicians within our nations political system.  This is the same 44 year old congressman that got busted on camera threatening to throw a news reporter over a balcony. According to ... Read More »