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Melissa Harris-Perry Walks Out on MSNBC Show: “I am not a Token, Mammy, or Little Brown Bobble Head”

by Yvette Carnell For well over a year (see here and here), I have been predicting the end of a group of black pundits who I derisively refer to as

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Oprah Winfrey in 1989: “I Think a Lot of People Still Use the Slavery Experience as an Excuse”

by Yvette Carnell In an essay that catapulted him to national prominence, Ta-Nehisi Coates argued in favor of reparations in the pages of The Atlantic. Coates’ essay, although well researched

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Sorry Ta-Nehisi Coates, The NAACP’s Reparations Plan Looks Exactly Like What Bernie Sanders Is Proposing

by Yvette Carnell In a thinly disguised attempt to generate distrust of Bernie Sanders among black voters, Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic took Sanders to task for supporting redistribution of

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Meeting Called as Negro Whisperers Predictably Losing Their Jobs as Obama’s Clock Winds Down

by Yvette Carnell Most of what is considered “black media” in the 21st century isn’t published on platforms owned by black people. As I’ve reiterated any number of times, this

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Tom Joyner Double Crossed by Best Friend, Forced Out as Obama’s Term Ends, Claims Report

UPDATE: Tom Joyner’s response to the allegation is posted below. In “The Race Explainers Are Being Purged: MSNBC Ends Rev. Al Sharpton’s Daily Show”, BreakingBrown’s Yvette Carnell tried to lay

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French Comic Fined Almost $10,000 and Sentenced to Jail for Anti-Semitic Remarks

Controversial French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala has been sentenced to two months in jail by a Belgian court. Dieudonne had already been fined  €9,000 ($9,500, £6,300), BBC reported. He faced

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Victims of Russell “Rush Card” Simmons Barred From Filing Lawsuits Over Missing Money

Russell “Rush Card” Simmons was present at the Million Man March where several thousand black people gathered to discuss empowerment. Only days later, thousands of Rush Card users were reporting

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White People Use “Next Door” Website to Report “Suspicious” Black Neighbors Making U-Turns, Walking

An investigative report by East Bay Express found that white residents of an Oakland community were using a website to broadcast “suspicious activity” about their black neighbors. At issue is

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Rev. Al Sharpton’s Latest Defense of Obama: Clinton Was Worse

by Yvette Carnell The preacher who was handpicked to become President Obama’s ambassador to the African-American community is now grasping at straws in a last ditch effort to defend the

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Low Budget Snitch Al Sharpton Allegedly Took $20-150k from Donald Trump

by Yvette Carnell The man who the first black president chose to be his representative to the black community is also a favorite of the current republican frontrunner for president.

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