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  • Ben Carson: Planned Parenthood Founder Believed ‘Black People Were Like Weeds That Needed To Be Controlled’ (Video)

    Aug 18, 15 by EURPublisher01 9 Comments

    *In an interview with Fox News last week, GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson alleged that Planned Parenthood deliberately places most of its clinics in black neighborhoods to “control the population” and that its founder, Margaret Sanger, “was not particularly enamored with black people.” NPR fact-checked Carson’s comments about the non-profit organization, which provides reproductive health as […]

  • ColorComm C2Miami Conference Honors 7 Media Moguls

    Aug 13, 15 by 325 Media Creative and EURweb Leave a comment

    *MIAMI, FL – More than 300 multicultural women in media and communications, kicked off the second annual ColorComm Conference (C2Miami)  recently at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, beginning and ending the day with inspiration, wisdom and encouragement from African-American, Latina and Asian-American female media pioneers.  Awardees included (pictured above) Allison J. Davis, Former NBC Executive Producer and a […]

  • Kirk Franklin Defends ‘Trap Gospel’, Erica Campbell on NPR

    Apr 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments

    *Erica Campbell ventured into “trap gospel” with her single “I Luh God” and all hell has broken loose in the church. NPR featured a segment about this new genre of gospel – taken directly from hip hop’s southern-fried branch of “trap music” – and how it’s rubbing gospel purists the wrong way. Kirk Franklin, whose […]

  • T-Pain Sings Without Auto-Tune for Intimate NPR Concert (Watch)

    Oct 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *T-Pain is the latest to perform under NPR’s “Tiny Desk Concert” series, which features musicians delivering stripped-down sets inside the public radio organization’s offices in Washington, D.C.—which meant no auto-tune. According to the LA Times, NPR’s Frannie Kelley convinced T-Pain to go without his vocal-software companion. “This is weird as hell for me,” he said […]

  • Annie Lennox Talks Beyonce: ‘Twerking is Not Feminism’

    Oct 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 11 Comments

    *Singer Annie Lennox, former member of the Eurythmics, was on NPR promoting her new album of jazz standards when the topic turned toward feminism, and a previous interview in which Lennox labeled Bey “feminist lite.” NPR’s Steve Inskeep asked, “What has made you comment on a lot of modern music today that is being put […]

  • Dark-Skinned People Aren’t the Only Ones who want to Change their Look

    Oct 1, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *Beauty, as they say, is in the eye of the beholder. It’s also first and foremost in the eye of the person in the mirror, if you get our drift. We’ve reported numerous stories about dark-skinned (black) people who will do whatever it takes to lighten their skin. Remember Vybes Kartel and Sammy Sosa among […]