Daily Archives: November 19, 2008
Russell Simmons Weighs in: Obama’s Post-Election Good Far Outweighs The Bad Remnants Of The Past
It has only been two weeks since the tremendous goodwill and massive celebrations across the nation that resulted from the election of Barack Obama to be the 44th President of the United States. When positive change happens, there are always forces of negative reaction.
Yesterday, the Associated Press reported that “Obama has received more threats than any other president-elect.” In addition the AP stated, “Incidents around the country referring to President-elect Obama are dampening the post-election glow of racial progress and harmony, highlighting the stubborn racism that remains in America.”
NEW YORK – November 18, 2008 – VH1 Soul has joined forces with Black Girls Rock! Inc. to pay tribute to the ladies throughout the month of November, with programming and premieres devoted to the “Sisters of Soul.” Black Girls Rock! Inc. is a non-profit, youth empowerment mentoring organization established for young women of color. With the premiere of “Soul Story: Keyshia Cole” and VH1 Soul program favorites like “SoulStage” and “Storytellers,” November will be a celebration of the great women of soul and hip hop in a very special way.
As a veteran columnist and writer, Attorney A. Renee West, President of IEBB Media considers herself a true news junkie. So after years of scouring the web for fodder for her various commentaries and raves, West has announced the launch of Black News Agency Wire, (www.BNAW.com ) the largest African American news aggregator on the web. More than the average news site, BNAW.com presents under one banner, the voices, thoughts and perspectives of hundreds of African American newspapers, editors, columnists, pundits, writers, bloggers and commentators.