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CNN Breaking News: Wolff Blitzer Missing

Mark Steinberg | Posted 03.28.2014 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Christiane Amanpour: "We appreciate your giving CNN this exclusive interview, President Putin, and I want to ask you straightway whether it is your in...

CNN Has Completely Lost Its Mind

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.21.2014 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon is quickly becoming the source of all of the "best" theories about what happened to the missing Flight 370. Lemon's new tactic is t...

CNN Host Goes WAAAAAAY Out There

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.19.2014 | Media

“Especially today, on a day when we deal with the supernatural. When we go to church, the supernatural power of God. People are saying to me, why ar...

CNN Is Making These Anchors Fight To Replace Piers Morgan

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.17.2014 | Media

CNN is going to put four anchors in the ring and see who emerges as the victor in the quest to find a replacement for Piers Morgan. Morgan's show i...

CNN's New Experiment

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.06.2014 | Media

CNN is experimenting with a new weekly night show hosted by Don Lemon. The Wrap reported Wednesday that "The Don Lemon Show" will air "tentatively"...

Mainstream American Media, This Isn't a Black Man Ranting

Ernest Owens | Posted 03.02.2014 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

As a young, black male, I have endured the constant belittlement and disregard for men that look like myself on your TV screens and websites. Every time I see a male public figure of color speak about education, race, politics and society, they are labeled as giving a 'rant.'

Don Lemon Defends Infamous Samuel L. Jackson Mix-Up

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.12.2014 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon said he was not entirely shocked when anchor Sam Rubin confused Samuel L. Jackson for Laurence Fishburne during a live interview. ...

Robin Roberts Loosens the Grip of Black Homophobia

Irene Monroe | Posted 03.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

While I will continue to argue that the African American community doesn't have a patent on homophobia, it does, however, have a problem with it. Bl...

WATCH: Don Lemon Reacts To Robin Roberts' Coming Out

Posted 12.31.2013 | Media

CNN host Don Lemon took a moment during his sign-off from Monday's "OutFront" to react to fellow news anchor Robin Roberts' decision to come out as ga...

Colbert Jumps Into Racial Debate

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.19.2013 | Comedy

After Jon Stewart had his say on Megyn Kelly's White Santagate, Stephen Colbert chimed in with some words of faux support for the Fox News host. "L...

Don Lemon Can't Stop Laughing At Megyn Kelly

Posted 12.13.2013 | Media

Don Lemon couldn't stop laughing on Friday about Megyn Kelly's assertion that Santa and Jesus are white. Kelly got herself into so much trouble for...

MSNBC Host Calls Don Lemon 'White Leader'

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.09.2013 | Media

MSNBC's Touré labeled CNN's black news anchor Don Lemon as a "white leader" for not speaking up against white-on-white violence. "The Cycle" co-ho...

So This Happened

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.02.2014 | Media

Let's put this one in the "so this happened" Hall of Fame, shall we? To set the scene: a surprisingly dressed-down Don Lemon and a rabbi walked int...

CNN's Next Experiment

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 11.19.2013 | Media

Don Lemon is getting a primetime run at 11 p.m. while Erin Burnett is on maternity leave. Lemon — who is currently a weekend anchor and will st...

The 'N' Word: Nuance, Stop and Frisk and Don Lemon

Esther Armah | Posted 11.08.2013 | New York
Esther Armah

The devil was in the details of Lemon's commentary, which did not defend stop and frisk at the outset. This was about the 'n' word. No, not that one: nuance.

Don Lemon Defends Himself After Controversial Remarks

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 11.07.2013 | Media

Don Lemon defended himself after his controversial remarks about the NYPD's stop and frisk practices caused a Twitter revolt. The CNN host drew a h...

Don Lemon Gets Into Big Trouble

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

CNN host Don Lemon got a big chunk of Twitter very mad at him on Tuesday after he endorsed New York's reviled stop and frisk policies. Speaking dur...

The Evil Transgender Scheme to Bring the Plot of Ladybugs to Life

Parker Marie Molloy | Posted 12.31.2013 | Gay Voices
Parker Marie Molloy

Go ahead, interview a trans person or two before you publish that story telling us how awful we are. I'm available. I'm happy to have a discussion, make a statement, clear the air.

Don Lemon To Chris Brown: 'When You Go To Jail, You Go To Jail Alone'

Posted 10.31.2013 | Black Voices

Don Lemon is at it again. The CNN anchor is dished out more advice with his thoughts on young people in the black community, and this time the sub...

Don Lemon Blames Republicans For Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 12.01.2013 | Media

CNN host Don Lemon lays blame for the government shutdown squarely on the GOP. The government shut down at midnight on Tuesday after Congress fail...

Don Lemon HAMMERS GOP Over Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.25.2013 | Media

Don Lemon tore into Republicans on Monday for what he called their "lies" about Obamacare. Speaking on his regular slot on the Tom Joyner Morning s...

LISTEN: Don Lemon Urges Black Community On Important Subject

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 09.17.2013 | Black Voices

Yesterday, the nation was rocked by yet another mass shooting that claimed the lives of 13 people and, once again, left the country asking questions a...

Bill Cosby Has Strong Words For 'No-Groes'

Posted 09.18.2013 | Black Voices

Wanting African-Americans to take responsibility for their lives, their kids and their education, Bill Cosby has offered some strong words to a group ...

Don Lemon's Latest Controversial Statement

Posted 09.10.2013 | Black Voices

Who are America’s black leaders? Not the activists, or entrepreneurs, community mobilizers or preachers. According to Don Lemon, the new black leade...

Leave Don Lemon Alone!

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.05.2013 | Media

All Don Lemon wanted to do on Tuesday was show off his brand new haircut: New haircut. Too long for TV news? I kinda like it. #HarlemBarbers