Black America has long had its own lexicon of coded language and symbols. But people of color that succeed in corporate or political life tend to pick up and drop the mannerisms, symbols or words that they have grown up with.
I will deeply miss President Obama. His will be remembered as one of the finest intellects ever to occupy the office. He's also hilarious; his performance at his final White House Correspondents Dinner was funnier than the vast majority of stand-up routines I've seen.
News organizations have always been competitive, but following the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday, an actual rumble broke out at an after-party.
Choked on a popcorn kernel when you saw the money Mughals walking down the red carpet in style? I did too, but let's be real, we approve.
President Obama is Comedian-in-Chief at this weekend's White House Correspondents' Dinner. Amazingly, we were able to score what might be an advance c...
An unprecedented number of people attending the White House Correspondents' Dinner this year are engaged in refugee affairs.
President Barack Obama turns 54 on August 4th. Over the years we've seen Obama's more humorous side especially at the White House Correspondents' dinn...
So what is the purpose of mainstream media if they are not going to fulfill their mission of informing the public? If you want to get real information about what's going on with people outside of the champagne and limousine loop in America, bloggers and citizen journalists are where you have to go.
Everyone needs a rhymes-with-bucket list! Because bucket lists themselves can be kind of intimidating. All those things you have to do. Man, it's exhausting. And as the years pass and you fail to check off a single item? That bucket list can start to make you feel like crap when you get out of bed in the morning. It can taunt you a little.
Much of the dysfunction that now poses a lethal threat to our politics and government is ultimately about money, and the media it buys. From time to time, campaign-finance reform comes up -- Hillary Clinton says it's a big issue for her -- but the Washington press corps treats the cesspool like old news.
The ballroom is packed with hundreds of people, some recognizable as actors and others as politicians or reporters we've all seen covering the biggest stories on television. It's a flurry of activity and selfies everywhere.
Saturday April 25th will mark the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, a celebration of Washington journalists acting like celebrity-obsessed pre-teenagers and happily taking their marching orders from the government.
This is the week of the White House Correspondents Dinner, which honors the president, the press corps, and thousands of hangers on.
Saturday Night Live comedian Cecily Strong, 31, is the fourth female featured solo entertainer at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, on Saturday, April 25. Considered one of the top gigs in the comedy business, the annual roast of the president and politicians is considered Washington's equivalent to the Oscars and called the "Nerd Prom."
A premier of a very unusual documentary was held on April 9 at the E Street Cinema in Washington, D.C. It is called "Nerd Prom-the Movie" and is a detailed documentary of the behind-the-scenes hoopla surrounding the White House Correspondents Association Dinner.
This dinner is a charity event to raise money for scholarships and the White House Correspondents Association. If Fox limits itself to sending only its three White House Correspondents, we are only buying three seats -- not even a table!