Category Archives: In The News
The Republican National Convention began with a big BLOW—literally. No, really!! Hurricane Isaac postponed the start of the convention for a day, but it really didn’t spare us the propaganda for very long and the GOP launched into its rhetoric rage Monday, putting up debt counters and messages of innuendo, as they try to sell the nation the “presumptive nominee” of the Republican Party, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Wisconsin House Representative, Paul Ryan—his Vice Presidential running mate. The Republicans know how to manipulate the public. The press plays along to some degree, as it launches its search to … Continue reading
CNN welcomes Bryan Monroe as editor of CNNPolitics.com. In this newly created role, Monroe will lead the editorial planning and content strategy for CNN’s online and mobile political coverage, expanding the political reporting across CNN.com, The Political Ticker and all mobile products. Most recently, Monroe was a visiting professor at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and is a former president of NABJ, the National Association of Black Journalists. He served as Vice President and Editorial Director at Ebony and Jet magazines in Chicago, leading the coverage of the 2008 presidential elections. He also conducted the first interview with then … Continue reading
The Urban Issues Breakfast Forum – Saturday, January 8, 2011. A “MEN ONLY” discussion of Dr. Ogletree’s new book The Presumption of Guilt and criminal justice issues affecting African American men. Saturday, January 8, 2011 8a.m. – 10 a.m. at the FAME Renaissance Conference and Expo Center. Breakfast and admission are FREE! For more information on The Urban Issues Forum please visit urbanissuesforum.com, email UrbanIssuesForum@aol.com, or call 323-789-6224.