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Slavery, Curfews, Property, and Marriage

Buster Ross | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
Buster Ross

Being out past curfew was against the law for slaves in the colonies. Should slaves have respected the law and brought about change through legal means?

Maryland Governor, Baltimore Mayor Walk Off Don Lemon Interview About Protests

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.28.2015 | Media

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan walked off of an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon on Monday night, apparently f...

CNN's Don Lemon To Bill Bratton: 'Do You Think That People Of Color Are Targeted By Police?'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 04.23.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon had some pointed questions for Bill Bratton Wednesday night, asking the NYPD commissioner if he believes African-American men are disp...

Don Lemon Explains Why He Told An Alleged Cosby Victim To Use Her Teeth 'As A Weapon'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 04.21.2015 | Media

CNN host Don Lemon inspired fury in November when he asked an alleged rape victim why she didn't use her teeth to fight back during forced oral sex. ...

CNN Panel Gangs Up On Trevor Noah Critic

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 04.01.2015 | Media

It was five against one Tuesday night as CNN attempted to tackle the controversy surrounding newly named "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah and some less-t...

Don Lemon Blasts Indiana's 'Discriminatory' Religious Freedom Law

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.31.2015 | Media

One minute was all it took for CNN's Don Lemon to pick apart Indiana's controversial religious freedom law Monday night. Much of the country has fo...

CNN Panel Gets Into Heated Debate Over 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.20.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon hosted a debate Thursday night on the continuing controversy over "hands up, don't shoot," the phrase that has become a symbol followi...

Trinidad James: When I Call You My N***a, It's Love!

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.23.2015 | Black Voices

Last week Trinidad James found himself in the midst of the controversy surrounding a viral clip showing a University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon f...

Don Lemon Asks CNN Panel If Being Gay Is A Choice

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.05.2015 | Media

"Can you choose to be gay?" CNN's Don Lemon posed the question to his guests, Ben Ferguson, Sally Kohn and HuffPost Live host Marc Lamont Hill, over a...

'Empire' Co-Creator Is 'Gutted' By The Bill Cosby Allegations

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Lee Daniels is "wrecked" by the sexual-assault allegations surrounding Bill Cosby, a man the "Precious" director and "Empire" co-creator describes as ...

Black Millennials: We Need Your Presence, Not Just Your Success

Rashawn Davis | Posted 04.26.2015 | Black Voices
Rashawn Davis

These gentrified zones that we tend to migrate to as an "escape" don't need us as much as they need the incomes associated with us. However, there are cities and neighborhoods across this country that are desperate for the presence of strong and successful men and women of color.

Don Lemon Tweets Shirtless Selfie In The Name Of Journalism

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.03.2015 | Media

Geraldo Rivera isn't the only cable news host who likes to flaunt his bare chest on social media. CNN's Don Lemon has officially joined the shirtless ...

Shep Smith Rips Don Lemon's 'Blizzardmobile'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.28.2015 | Media

Fox News' Shepard Smith took a swipe at CNN anchor Don Lemon on Tuesday, after Lemon reported on "Winter Storm Juno" from a so-called Blizzardmobile. ...

Seriously, CNN? A Blizzardmobile?

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.28.2015 | Comedy

Snowpocalypse 2015 was such a big nothing in some areas, especially in New York City, that one weather forecaster even apologized. So what's a netw...

Don Lemon Dances With A Robot

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.22.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon has delivered yet another incisive interview -- this time with a robot named Meccanoid. During a segment promoting the third seaso...

Nothing Is Sacred

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

Neither public servants nor clergy nor holy books nor heroes are infallible. Battling obscurantism does not mean we are saints of any kind. It means we will not accept a tyrant's bogus paradise, and are free to form our own words and images and make up our own minds.

Don Lemon Asks A Muslim Human Rights Lawyer If He Supports ISIS

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.08.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon recently asked an international human rights lawyer if he supports the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria -- a terrorist group that has c...

Don Lemon Defends Controversial Marijuana Comment

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 12.02.2014 | Media

Don Lemon was pretty shocked that anyone cared about his marijuana comment last week while reporting on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri. TMZ cau...

Don Lemon Sparks Outrage Once Again

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.25.2014 | Media

Don Lemon really needs to start to think before he speaks on live television. The CNN anchor was describing the scene from outside the Ferguson p...

Don Lemon Asks Cosby Rape Accuser Why She Didn't Bite His Penis

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.19.2014 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon is no stranger to tense and uncomfortable interviews, but a conversation with Bill Cosby's latest rape accuser Tuesday night took a pa...

Mike Tyson: 'Don Lemon's Full Of Sh-t'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 10.30.2014 | Media

Retired heavyweight champion Mike Tyson joined CNN's Don Lemon on Wednesday night to plug his new cartoon on Adult Swim, "Mike Tyson Mysteries," which...

Cop Who Pushed CNN Reporter In Ferguson Retires With Full Pension

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.30.2014 | Crime

The St. Louis County police officer who pushed a CNN journalist on live television in Ferguson, Missouri, and was earlier suspended from duty after a ...

Cop In Ferguson Suspended For Video Of Bigoted Views

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.26.2014 | Crime

A police officer who pushed a CNN journalist on live television in Ferguson, Missouri, this week has been relieved of duty following the discovery of ...

Don Lemon's Segment With Talib Kweli Went Really, Really Badly

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.25.2014 | Media

File this one under "incredibly awkward." Rapper Talib Kweli appeared on CNN on Thursday to talk about the issues in Ferguson with Don Lemon. But m...

Don Lemon On Ferguson, The Police, Race And His Critics

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.19.2014 | Media

In the past week, the number of journalists in Ferguson, Missouri has jumped from around thirty to over 100. CNN's Don Lemon is one of them, but even ...