What a treat and honor to receive a tweet from @newsone today, letting us know GBN made it onto NewsOne’s list of the 15 Most Share-Worthy Black Blogs and Sites of 2014! Not only do we support and admire newsone.com but we are thrilled with the level of company we are keeping on their list – favorites such as For Harriet, Shadow and Act, Black and Married with Kids, and Color Lines. We are also jazzed to learn about sites we can’t wait to follow such as Very Smart Brothas, Crew of 42, The Shadow League and The Frugal Feminista, among others.
Please click here to see NewsOne’s list in full, and thank you for your readership and continuous support. Onward and upward!
article by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (follow @lakinhutcherson)
With nominees from over 90 countries, the Black Weblog Awards is one of the largest international Internet award events for Black bloggers. Founded in 2005, the award aimed to give recognition to Black bloggers, many whom were overlooked by other Internet award events. The Black Weblog Awards has recognized over 180 blogs in more than 30 categories.
The event has also been featured in several mainstream and online media outlets, including NPR, CNN, and others. Winners of the Black Weblog Awards have gone on to appear in other media outlets, like MSNBC, the Huffington Post, BET, and more. The award ceremony will be held on November 2, 2013, at The Ensemble Theatre in Houston, Texas. The blogger of the year will be revealed in addition to the winners of each of the categories. See the finalists below:
Best Political or News Blog
Polite on Society
Good Black News
WaterCooler Convos Blog
Inform and Engage
Take Another Look
Independent Underground News & Talk
Best Parenting Blog
We Got Kids
Diary of a First-Time Mom
Sailing Autistic Seas
[v]To Be a Better You
Best Faith-Based Blog
The Journey Suite
[v]My Faith and Fitness
To Be a Better You
Brother Preacher. Faith. Law. Life.
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