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Charlottesville’s first black police chief resigns after criticism over rally

The Neo-Nazi Charlottesville rally in August, which killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer, injured multiple people and carved another notch in Trump’s racist belt (in case you forgot, 45 said there are good people in a group of Nazis), has now resulted in the city’s first Black police chief resigning.  Al Thomas, 50, said in a statement, “Nothing in my […]

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New Study: News outlets promote false, negative and unrealistic portrayals of black families

The power of media is very real, especially when it comes to our perception of the world. And new report suggests that the media may be warping Americans’ understanding of reality. According to the Washington Post, a recent Color of Change and Family Story study found that the news media has had a significant hand in negatively skewing the […]

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Democrats have a new Southern strategy

With Doug Jones’ upset victory in last week’s Alabama US Senate race, Democrats are solidifying a new model for rebuilding their tattered competitiveness in the South. Jones benefited from the unique vulnerabilities of his opponent, Republican Roy Moore, who was a deeply polarizing figure even before he was besieged by allegations that he had pursued […]

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18 things to look forward to in 2018

Whether you’ve arrived at the finish line fresh and invigorated for another trip around the sun, or are so exhausted you may wheeze out your actual soul, 2017 is almost OVER. Luckily, there are all kinds of cool and important things to look forward to in 2018 to mitigate all of the things you’ll inevitably […]

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Will Atlanta’s airport outage hurt its Amazon HQ2 bid?

The massive power outage that crippled Atlanta’s main airport on Sun., Dec. 17 came at a particularly bad time. The city is believed to be a leading contender to host Amazon’s second headquarters. Experts cite Atlanta’s cost of living, talent pool and access to the world’s busiest airport as some of its top advantages. But now one […]

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Now Has Its First Black Head Writer Since … EVER

Michael Che just broke a color barrier at “Saturday Night Live.” NBC announced Tuesday that Che was promoted to a head writer’s position, making him the first black person to have that title in the 43 seasons of the comedy sketch show, according to reports. Colin Jost, Che’s partner on “Weekend Update” and these days also known as Scarlett […]

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Black-ish creator Kenya Barris is bringing a new comedy to ABC

Kenya Barris is ready to bring more laughs to the small screen. The black-ish creator just sold a new project to ABC and it was given a straight-to-series order from the network. Alec Baldwin has signed on to co-executive produce the untitled, multi-camera comedy series and Barris will serve as showrunner alongside Grown-ish EP, Julie Bean. According to reports, the project will showcase […]

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Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” to return in 2018 with new format

Following the announcement that TV One was pulling the plug on “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, radio jock Tom Joyner called for a boycott of the network. Joyner declared on “The Tom Joyner Morning Show,” “I’m calling for a boycott! I’m not trying to dress it up” (audio). “It always comes down to money. All of television is suffering now, but […]