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Celebrities and Dissociation from Racial Identity

Cierra Lockett | Posted 01.26.2016 | 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 01.25.2016 | 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 01.15.2016 | 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 engaging t...

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 p...

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 oft...

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 ...

Don Lemon's Betrayal

Jamell N.A. Henderson | Posted 11.17.2015 | 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 10.09.2015 | 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

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

Malcolm-Aime Musoni | Posted 10.07.2015 | 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

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Here Are All The Ugly Remarks Trump Has Made About Megyn Kelly

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 08.08.2015 | Media

Pop some popcorn. Donald Trump has started a war with Fox News host Megyn Kelly. In the most recent installment of Trump vs. Kelly, the reality TV st...

What Exactly Is 'Gay Voice'?

Richard William Allen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard William Allen

Throughout my adult life, I've found myself thinking, If only I sounded straighter, the world would be my oyster. Or, less ambitiously, I would be knee-deep in men wanting to have sex with me, if only I didn't sound so gay.

Stargayzing's David Munk Interviews David Thorpe, Director of the New Documentary Do I Sound Gay?

David Munk | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Munk

Speaking of interviews and gay voices, I was so pleased to be given the opportunity to interview David Thorpe just a few minutes after attending the screening.

Screw the Weather Channel! My Forecast Is Always Correct

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.02.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Attention professional weather prognosticators, TV meteorologists, National Hurricane Center forecasters and anyone whose number one conversation topic centers around Fourth of July weekend atmospheric conditions. Yes, that includes this nation's grandpas.

Glenn Beck Tells Don Lemon He Shouldn't Have Used 'That Word' On TV

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.25.2015 | Media

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck told CNN host Don Lemon Wednesday night that he disapproved of him using a racial slur on TV. A discussion about...

CNN Host Asks If Jefferson Memorial Is Equal With Confederate Flag

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.25.2015 | Media

While discussing the movement to eradicate the presence of the Confederate flag, a CNN host asked whether we should also bring down a monument to a pr...

Don Lemon Holds A Big N-Word Sign On CNN

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.23.2015 | Media

CNN anchor Don Lemon sparked a controversy -- and perhaps a new meme -- on Monday night during an attempt to engage his audience in a debate on race. ...

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Charleston Heckler Calls CNN's Don Lemon And Obama 'Uncle Toms' | Gabriel Arana | Posted 06.20.2015 | Media

For once, CNN anchor Don Lemon isn't making news for malapropisms or off-color questions. During a live segment Thursday in Charleston, South Caro...

CNN Panel Gets In Tense Battle Over Caitlyn Jenner

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.03.2015 | Media

A CNN discussion on Caitlyn Jenner revealing her identity in Vanity Fair this week turned into a fighting match Tuesday night between host Don Lemon a...

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...