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Why You Shouldn’t Care That a Senior White House Adviser Mistakenly Tweeted the “N” Word

Once again, politicians have Americans caught up in some nonsensical left v. right farce, this time with the government shutdown. Political operatives are manning their positions in this Battle Royale

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CNN’s Don Lemon: You Have a Better Chance Of Getting Robbed in a Black City Than Being Killed in a Mass Shooting

by Yvette Carnell CNN’s Don Lemon, the foremost expert on the politics of Negro respectability,  has shifted gears a bit, this time discussing his evolving views on gun control. During

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Oprah Says She Had to Make OWN Funny to Save It. She’s Right.

by Yvette Carnell It seems that in the struggle to save her OWN network, Oprah Winfrey learned a valuable lesson: People don’t want what they say they want. In a

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CNN’s Don Lemon and Comedian Bill Cosby Take on Embarrassing “No-Groes” in the Black Community

by Yvette Carnell CNN’s Don Lemon, who recently completed the evolution from journalist to hackneyed pundit, formed a tag team with comedian Bill Cosby on Saturday night to air out

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Michael Eric Dyson to Black Church: Stop Treating Gays Like White Folk Treat You [Video]

In a June 2013 sermon at Hillside International Truth Center, ordained minister and professor Michael Eric Dyson held the Black Church to account for its homophobia. In a clip posted

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Tavis Smiley: Obama “Dishonoring” MLK’s Memory With Push For War in Syria

Appearing on This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Tavis Smiley made no qualms about contrasting Martin Luther King Jr.’s nonviolent legacy and President Obama’s call for war with Syria. In Smiley’s

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[UPDATE] Russell Simmons’ YouTube Channel Posts Comedy Reenactment of Harriet Tubman’s S*x Tape [Video]

See Update Below by Yvette Carnell In a capitalist society, nothing is sacred, including the reverence we hold for historical figures. At issue now is a comedy sketch posted on

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Yvette Carnell: Shame on CNN’s Don Lemon For Using Clips of Dr. King and Malcolm X to Chastise Black America

by Yvette Carnell When CNN”s Don Lemon attempted to lay the problems of the black community at the feet of black boys with saggy pants, he was assailed by much

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Both MSNBC’s Goldie Taylor and TV One’s Roland Martin Mock Don Lemon For Supporting Bill O’Reilly

Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly was getting some harsh criticism over his berating of  ‘black culture’ until he got some support from an unusual source: CNN’s Don Lemon.  Lemon had O’Reilly’s

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CNN’s Don Lemon Sides With Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, Says Black Culture is to Blame For Problems in Community

by Yvette Carnell It has only been a few weeks since writer Michael Arceneaux called out CNN anchor Don Lemon’s “sixth grade” N-word analysis in an Ebony op-ed.  The problem?

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