Black Contestants Sue Fox’s “American Idol” For Being Racist

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CHICAGO – Nine Black contestants (all males) from different seasons are joining together to sue Fox’s American Idol for what they are calling a racist plot that forced them out of the show. They claim the plot aimed to boost ratings for the network, and their attorney, James H. Freeman, has already submitted a letter […]

OBSERVER Publisher Featured On ‘Studio Sacramento’ (Video)

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Watch The Sacramento Observer on PBS. See more from KVIE. SACRAMENTO – The 50th anniversary of The Sacramento OBSERVER was the topic of conversation on a recent episode of local television show “Studio Sacramento.” The half-hour program, produced by KVIE 6,  aired on Friday, January 18 at 7:30 p.m. The show was hosted by local […]

Coca-Cola to Address Obesity for First Time in Ads

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NEW YORK — Coca-Cola became one of the world’s most powerful brands by equating its soft drinks with happiness. Now it’s taking to the airwaves for the first time to address a growing cloud over the industry: obesity. The Atlanta-based company on Monday will begin airing a two-minute spot during the highest-rated shows on CNN, […]

ASPiRE Announces The World Premiere Of THE ROOT 100

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ATLANTA – ASPiRE today announced the world premiere of its new original series, THE ROOT 100. Hosted by Emmy-winning television journalist and CNN Anchor Suzanne Malveaux, the weekly show is based on online news and commentary site The Root’s (www.theroot.com) fourth annual list of 100 of the most influential African-American innovators of the next generation […]