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A Take on White House Black Bloggers Controversy You Won’t See in the New York Times

I was one of the 22 Bloggers who attended the White House Summit with African American bloggers this past Monday. I was literally plucked off of the C-list when the founder and CEO of Black Web Media, Angela Benton, couldn’t attend the summit.  One of her 2 picks to go also couldn’t attend the event […]

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Television Blackouts in U.S. Reach Decade-High Over Fee Fights

Bloomberg News is reporting… TV blackouts in the U.S. have reached the highest level in a decade and may climb as pay-TV operators fight higher fees sought by content providers. Disputes over fees have caused five blackouts this year, the most since 2000. They have affected about 19 million pay-TV subscribers, leaving some viewers without […]

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MMTC Seeks to Preserve Free & Open Internet

Politic365.com reports: Today, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (“MMTC”) announced that it, along with 24 National Organizations representing the interests of minorities and women across the country, filed comments before the Federal Communications Commission regarding its further inquiry into two underdeveloped issues in the Open Internet proceeding. According to David Honig, President and Executive […]

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President Pays a Surprise Visit to Black Journalists & Bloggers at White House Summit

When the CEO and another top contributor for Black Web Media could not attend the African American Online Summit at the White House yesterday, I jumped at the opportunity to represent the media conglomerate that publishes and is associated with other influential quality media outlets such as Politic365.com, Black Web 2.0 and the Professional Black […]

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Political Idioms for Dummies: 25 Most Often Used Political Jargon of 2010

As we head into the mid-term elections, more people may be paying attention to the “political pundits” on the nightly news, listening to and watching campaign ads and tuning into broadcast and cable news shows that cover politics.  In the interest to gain more news and information about candidates up for office in their respective […]

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Obama gets heckled at Bowie State Univ Rally in MD Today

Some kid who I am assuming does NOT go to the historically Black Bowie State University got what looks like was his girlfriend to videotape him heckling the president’s message at a rally at Bowie State University in Bowie, Maryland today in support of Senatorial candidate Incumbent Barbara Milkulski and Governor Martin O’Malley. After he […]

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Is DeMint’s judgment of unwed mothers indicative of society as a whole?

South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint is catching heat for a position he took in 2004 saying that openly gay individuals and single mothers who are involved in a sexual relationship should not be allowed to teach in schools.  He did not weigh in on whether unwed men should be allowed to teach, however. Speaking at […]

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Roots, Rock & Rally: The Roots to Perform for Obama’s Philadelphia Rally

So one of my favorite bands, The Roots, will be opening for the President’s rally in Philly this Sunday as part of Obama’s “Moving America Forward” rally series. Going to head out there for Politic365.com and see if I can witness first hand and account for the the spirit of what the president and the […]

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