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Really? CNN Commentator Can't Tell April Ryan And Ana Navarro Apart

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.14.2017 | Black Voices

Former Republican congressman Jack Kingston appeared on CNN this week and couldn’t tell the difference between two prominent women of color featured...

Don Lemon On Sean Spicer: Everyone 'Is Dumber For Having Listened To That'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.17.2017 | Media

Don Lemon didn’t mince words in his reaction to White House spokesman Sean Spicer’s news conference Thursday. Spicer defended President Donald Tru...

Don Lemon Gets Lit, Then Bares His Soul On Live TV

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.01.2017 | Media

Don Lemon is so drunk right now he's spilling his heart on #CNNNYE for his New Year's Resolution. 😂 pic.twitter.com/52npFU7Pmc— Josh Sánchez (@j...

CNN's Don Lemon Cries In Heart-Wrenching Tribute To Gwen Ifill

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.17.2016 | Black Voices

.@DonLemon to Gwen Ifill: "I won't say goodbye, because goodbyes are so hard. But I will say, so long and thank you" https://t.co/xASSzEndZN— CNN To...

This Trump Supporter Quoted Beyoncé To Trash Clinton And It Was Cringeworthy

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 10.13.2016 | Media

"All that, and a @Beyonce reference," said @donlemon. Here's the @Betsy_McCaughey moment our host was referencing https://t.co/n1xzb7QtJZ— CNN Ton...

The Problems I Have With The Black Lives Matter Movement

Rocco Papa | Posted 08.18.2016 | Black Voices
Rocco Papa

Race riots erupted in the streets of Milwaukee, Wisconsin this weekend. 23-year-old Sylville Smith was shot and killed by a police officer. Smith had ...

Republican Convention Roars Approval Of Baltimore Officer's Acquittal In Freddie Gray Death

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics

CLEVELAND ― During the 2012 presidential campaign, Republican voters made news by booing a veteran who asked at a debate about protections for membe...

Don Lemon Says 'Yes, Sir' To Cops Because He Wants To 'Stay Alive'

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 07.08.2016 | Black Voices

Don Lemon offered a sober reminder on Thursday that, for black men in the U.S., no amount of “respectability” is guaranteed protection from police...

Don Lemon Flips The Bird At Larry Wilmore

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.30.2016 | Politics

CNN's Don Lemon had the last laugh when 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner host Larry Wilmore called him an "alleged journalist." Wilmore ripped ...

My Dog Fetches... to a 'Fault'

Greg Schwem | Posted 03.02.2017 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Lately my dog has been spending a lot of time watching CNN. This is not by choice; she is not an avid cable television news viewer, although she has been known to snarl any time Don Lemon appears onscreen.

Uncovering and Celebrating Ancestral Roots

Allison Gilbert | Posted 02.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

We are living in an exciting time, indeed historic, with the incredible advent of DNA testing being so readily accessible and affordable

Celebrities and Dissociation from Racial Identity

Cierra Lockett | Posted 01.26.2017 | Black Voices
Cierra Lockett

Everyone has and is a different definition of blackness, but when one chooses to actually dissociate, he or she is severing the connection to a cultural group.

Warren's Week in Twitter Polls

Warren Holstein | Posted 01.25.2017 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Twitter polls have become all the rage and I am continuing to take full advantage of them each week by boldly engaging the public on current events and some of the greater dilemmas of our time.

Warren's Week in Twitter Polls

Warren Holstein | Posted 01.15.2017 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Week of 1/11/16 to 1/17/16 Twitter polls have become all the rage and I am continuing to take full advantage of them each week by boldly engagi...

Watch Don Lemon Shut Down Guest Over 'Cheap Shot' On Clintons

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.24.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon abruptly ended a segment about Donald Trump's recent comments towards Hillary Clinton after a guest steered the conversation into an a...

Don Lemon Says He Would Probably Be Malcolm X If He Wasn't A Journalist

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.19.2015 | Black Voices

Don Lemon’s on-air reporting has often made the newsman a headline topic himself, but it appears the CNN anchor is unfazed by critics. In the past, ...

Don Lemon Defends His Unorthodox Reporting Style

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.18.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon is notorious for not being interested in "politically correct" journalism. Unlike many of the reporters he works with, Lemon often man...

Islamophobic Media Coverage Is Out Of Control. It Needs To Stop.

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 11.19.2015 | Media

Sometimes prejudice is subtle. On CNN Sunday, it was not. “Why is it that no one within the Muslim community there in France knew what these guys w...

Don Lemon's Betrayal

Jamell N.A. Henderson | Posted 11.17.2016 | Black Voices
Jamell N.A. Henderson

I am no longer confident in his ability as a Black journalist, he is no longer an inspiration for Black journalists who are working just as hard as he did. Mr. Lemon should know better; he is one of the few African-Americans in that field and yet he is adding fuel to the constant fire that we are working tirelessly to extinguish.

Black Lives Matter Activist Has Twitter Account Suspended After Exchange With CNN

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 11.05.2015 | Media

When CNN editorial producer Andrea Lewis reached out to New York Daily News writer Shaun King on Wednesday, asking him to appear on the network, King ...

Why Do Conservatives Get To Question Candidates -- But Not Progressives?

Jeff Cohen | Posted 10.09.2016 | Politics
Jeff Cohen

At Tuesday's upcoming Democratic Party debate, CNN is not planning to include a single progressive advocate among its panel of four questioners.

Megyn Kelly And Don Lemon Spar Over Whether Media Should Name Oregon Shooter

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 10.02.2015 | Media

Fox News host Megyn Kelly and CNN anchor Don Lemon debated Thursday evening about whether it was appropriate for TV journalists to publicize the name ...

Watch Don Lemon Ask Donald Trump If He's Homophobic And Racist

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.01.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon interviewed presidential hopeful Donald Trump on Wednesday, and pointedly asked the candidate if he thinks he is homophobic and racist...

Stop Saying N***a If You're Not Black

Malcolm-Aime Musoni | Posted 09.26.2016 | Black Voices
Malcolm-Aime Musoni

If you're not black you shouldn't be saying "Nigga". It doesn't matter how many black dudes or girls you've slept with or that your best friends are black or that your best friend's dog is black or even that you live in the "ghetto"; if you're not black that word should not leave your mouth.

Don Lemon Shuts Down Trump Supporter's Obama Claims

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.18.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon took down a Trump supporter's comments that President Barack Obama is a Muslim with four words: "What does it matter?" “What if the ...