Black Caucus of MD: Mortgage Lending Crisis Addressed, 11.17.12
CNN's Roland Martin questions state's handling of the national crisis in real estate at Town Hall Read in Full >>
NormBond.com: Donald Trump Dumped!
Blacks protest ALL of Donald Trump's Enterprises Read in Full >>
Soledad O'Brien Visits Baltimore thanks to ABC of MD, 3.26.11
Once again, Diane Bell-McKoy has pushed the envelope so as to continue the dialogue on philanthropy, on empowerment, on sustainable communities. This time around, the President and CEO of Associated Black Charities of Maryland brings Soledad O'Brien to town to speak to area women. O'Brien is promoting her newest book, The Next Big Story
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Soledad O'Brien to the Women of Baltimore, 3.26.11
CNN journalist was in Baltimore promoting new book at Associated Black Charities event, Cross Keys. Read in Full >>
ABC of Maryland presents ... Soledad O'Brien (CNN), Pt. II
Noted TV journalist gives her take on current events, Libya, Pres. Barack Obama at Cross Keys, 3.26.11 Read in Full >>
ABC of MD and Diane Bell-McKoy present Soledad O'Brien
NABJ Journalist of the Year, CNN's O'Brien is interviewed by HueVoices.com's Bobby Marvin, ReportersRoundtable.com's Hassan Giordano, and Doni Glover, 3.26.11, Baltimore Read in Full >>
The Byrd's Nest: What Said The People? (Part 1: Education)
Last year’s CNN Special Black In America stirred a lot of controversy. Many individuals within the African-American community were outraged to say the least, feeling as though the special only showcased the worst of who we are, and did not accurately portray “us” as a whole, a phenomenon that is taken part in by mainstream media more often than not. However, there were some like myself that understand that though those individuals in those stories may not make up the whole, they are in fact part of the “us”.
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Editorial: The Problem with 'Black in America': Making It All Good!
Whether you believe it or not, the few existing black TV networks were supposedly birthed with dreams of telling the black sojourn the way it should be told. Who better to tell the black story than black people? However, the black TV networks have had difficulty surviving this because, although we moan about it, we continue to watch and glorify people who walk around with “Big Ass Chains.” When the black TV networks aired specials, for instance, like the Civil Rights series, Murder in Black & White,
or the Tavis Smiley-produced documentary Stand,
the ratings were as slim as a Hollywood actress with an eating disorder. Read in Full >>