#BlackingItUp

Last week I had the opportunity to cover the #SELMA2012 march. This I found interesting because many people I spoke to was unaware of the historic retread of the Selma to Montgomery march of 1965. Outside of a small select group of media outlets the march went largely ignored by mainstream media. While you can […]

Rest for the weary marchers between Selma and Montgomery, Alabama came yesterday as the historic journey, replicating the famous civil rights trek of 1965, reached its destination. NewsOne’s Elon James White has filed this exclusive report from the steps of the state capitol building: [ooyala hnNmRxMzpsuvC_Et6nm5QZGQJ-MFIiQL 610 343 0 nolink] RELATED: Click here for FULL […]

The attack of the civil rights of immigrants took the lead in the penultimate day of the current march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama — sponsored by a coalition of rights organizations like Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network and trade unions like SEIU. NewsOne’s Elon James White has filed this exclusive report from the […]

#BlackingItUp, the acclaimed podcast hosted by Elon James White, L. Joy Williams, and Aaron Rand Freeman, is broadcasting Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from the march in Alabama from Selma to Montgomery. Check in every day at 1:30p Eastern Time for the latest updates and interviews with march participants. http://cdn.voscast.com/player/?key=77ac957f5bee818c8f41c76e88ba99fb

The current march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama — on the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s 1965 civil rights procession — is not just a reenactment, but a “call to arms” in the face of draconian voter ID laws and anti-immigrant legislation. NewsOne’s Elon James White has filed this exclusive report from the road between […]