For decades, old-guard civil rights groups like the National Urban League, the NAACP, and even Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network, have been the go-to groups for elected officials to get a read on the needs and demands of Black voters. But Black Lives Matter, with its tight social media game, has shifted the paradigm, forcing civil rights […]


CNN anchor Don Lemon, who made a Columbia Journalism Review list of “worst journalism of 2014,” has done it again. Saying she was just singing…

MLK Parade – 11 a.m., Saturday – Parade route: from 11th St. and Tryon St. down to Stonewall and Tryon St. Parade starts at Hal Marshall Bldg., 700 N. Tryon St. Parade features more than 80 local and regional organizations and 4,000 participants. Martin Luther King, Jr. Growing the Dream Award Ceremony  – 12:30 p.m. […] ” ]