(PHILLY BUREAU)--Once again the newly appointed DNC Chair plays the race card, this time in 2014--
In a statement issued to TheWrap, CBC chairwoman Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-Ohio) described the job cuts at CNN and parent company Time Warner Inc., particularly the dismissals of African Americans in executive positions, as “troubling.”
“Any staffing changes that disproportionately cut the number of African Americans at CNN — intentionally or otherwise — are an affront to the African American journalism community and to the African American community as a whole. It is my sincere hope that these reports are not true, and that Time Warner works to ensure that the diversity of its viewers across the country, and the world, is reflected and protected in all areas of its organization,” she added.
the National Association of Black Journalists.--
On Oct. 8, the group posted a statement on its website criticizing the cable news network. “The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is concerned about the atmosphere for African Americans at CNN,” the statement said.
CNN responded by withdrawing its financial support of the group’s 2015 Convention and Career Fair. NABJ president Bob Butler made the announcement Friday at the organization’s Board of Directors meeting.
Expect to see some racially loaded rhetoric from the new DNC Chair at the convention.
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