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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 ...

Don Lemon Talks About 'Heartbreaking' Interview With Michael Brown's Parents

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.12.2014 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon opened up about his recent interview with Michael Brown's parents, just days after their teenage son was shot and killed by police. ...

Talking About Character in an Age of Respectability Politics

Myisha Cherry | Posted 08.22.2014 | Black Voices
Myisha Cherry

The idea behind the respectability politics of our day is that in order to not be oppressed, discriminated against, victimized or treated harshly by others, it is the responsibility of the oppressed group to "act good."

Don Lemon Gets Personal

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.27.2014 | Media

Don Lemon recently shared a personal detail about his life that very few people know. Prompted by the killing of seven people in a shooting rampage...

How Don Lemon's Opinions Have Affected His Career

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.21.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Don Lemon braced himself after being recognized by a viewer on a Harlem street. "I don't always agree with you," the person b...

Don Lemon Is Breaking Out At CNN

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 07.21.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Don Lemon braced himself after being recognized by a viewer on a Harlem street. "I don't always agree with you,...

Here's What People Had To Say About The 'SNL' Slavery Sketch

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.06.2014 | Black Voices

"Saturday Night Live" writer Leslie Jones received major criticism for her recent contribution to last week's episode. During the "Weekend Update"...

Is There Such Thing As A 'Gay Voice'?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.30.2014 | Gay Voices

A compelling new documentary is bringing together some of the biggest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) celebrities to discuss a question ...

Puff Daddy And Rick Ross Express Interest In Clippers Investment

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.29.2014 | Black Voices

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Donald Sterling would be banned from the NBA for life in the wake of the controversy surrounding the Los Angele...

Rush Limbaugh's Homophobic Attack On CNN Host

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.30.2014 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon recently called Rush Limbaugh a "stunt king" for saying that LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling was in so much trouble because he hadn'...

Guys, Don Lemon Was A Model

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.23.2014 | Media

And one more news anchor's modeling secrets have just come out of the woodwork. CNN's Don Lemon was a model for department store clothing in the la...

CNN Breaking News: Wolf Blitzer Missing

Mark Steinberg | Posted 07.23.2014 | 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 05.02.2014 | 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. ...