3:05pm January 2, 2013

Wayne Bennett


Name: Wayne Bennett

Title: Founder/Publisher

Organization:  The Field Negro

What Makes This Person a Game Changer:  Wayne Bennett is the voice of the multi-award winning blog, The Field Negro.  While his blog is known for covering national affairs that affect Black Americans in an unconventional tone, The Field Negro is also known for letting its commenters voice their opinions on what is published on the blog without being censored. Subsequent to launching the blog in 2006 after being kicked off another blogger’s site for what he calls in a 2012 Black Enterprise interview as “outspoken” comments, The Field Negro has garnered awards from Black Weblog Awards. Bennett was also selected as a BE Blogger of the Month. For several years, The Field Negro has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Best Political African American blogs and has been featured in a number of publications including the New York Times, Essence, GQ Magazine, LA Times, and his hometown’s publication, The Philadelphia Inquirer. In addition to publishing The Field Negro, Bennett is a domestic relations and criminal defense attorney. For more information about Wayne Bennett and his blog, visit http://field-negro.blogspot.com/

About the Author

E.R. Barnette
E.R. Barnette
Prior to joining Politic365, E.R. Barnette spent nine years with Procter & Gamble. Barnette has a rich, diverse background in sales analytics as well as merchandising & marketing of Fortune 500 brands. Barnette has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill in Communications/Media Production. The ideas and opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author, and have complete editorial independence from any Politic365 partners, sponsors, or advertisers. For additional information about Politic365, please visit http://politic365.com/about/.


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  1. Barbbf

    Field Negro is an interesting political website. The nice thing is FN does not restrict comments. Most of the comments are from those still love Obama…but at least The FN does give some space to the few who are on the opposite side.

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  3. Thanks for sharing your thoughts about Gamechanger. Regards

    webpage – Santos,

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