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MUST WATCH: Jay Smooth Talks Don Lemon, Race and ‘Respectability’

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Jay Smooth’s latest video blog absolutely shreds Don Lemon’s horrifically out-of-touch, black youth-shaming, “pull up your pants” rant, and gives an epic shout-out to the Black Youth Project 100 and the Dream Defenders.

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Revival of “A Raisin in the Sun” Stars Denzel Washington and Diahann Carroll

A revival of the classic play “A Raisin in the Sun” will star Denzel Washington, Diahann Carroll, Sophie Okenedo, and Anika Noni Rose.

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Rapper Charged w/ Double Homicide After Allegedly Rapping About It

A Virginia rapper named Twain Gotti has been arrested in connection to a double homicide after allegedly rapping about it.

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Rick Ross Samples Rachel Jeantel in New Song

Rick Ross’ latest song expresses his outrage over the George Zimmerman verdict – even sampling Rachel Jeantel’s testimony.

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Spike Lee Has a Script for a ‘School Daze” Sequel

According to Shadow and Act, Spike Lee has a script for the sequel to his classic 2nd full length film “School Daze.” The film would be set 25 years later. I had the script for [the sequel] to School Daze… a contemporary version, same school… 25 years later. Hopefully I can get Laurence Fishburne to […]

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Don Lemon and Media Violence Against Young Black Men

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Don Lemon’s comments are reminiscent of the media violence that has played out across news broadcast with reports that have called young black men crack babies, predators, dropouts, absentee fathers, and thugs. Reports that have captured the American imagination, and created moral panic.

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27-Year Old Activist Stopped, Forced to the Ground by Sanford Police

The Sanford, Florida police department is once again making headlines after stopping and forcing 27-year old activist Traymon Williams out of his car and onto the ground. Traymon was driving with his girlfriend and younger brother and had done absolutely nothing wrong. The Police allegedly thought he was a burglar. Howvever, Williams may have been […]

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Harry Belafonte Talks Celebrity Activism; Wants a Sit-Down w/ Beyonce and Jay Z

Harry Belafonte has both clarified his comments about and extended an olive branch to Beyonce and Jay Z. This, of course, is in response to Jay Z’s remarks about Belafonte’s claim that he and wife Beyonce aren’t socially active and responsible enough. In an interview with MSNBC, Belafonte talked about the wasted power of black […]

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Don Lemon Agrees w/ Bill O’Reilly; Launches His Own Rant Against Black Youth

Don Lemon has come under fire for expressing agreement with Bill O’Reilly’s controversial statements regarding crime in the Black community.

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Chaka Khan Joins Boycott of Florida

In a recent interview with Chaka Khan, the soul legend announced her intentions to boycott Florida in protest of the state’s Stand Your Ground laws.

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