Tag Archives: Al Sharpton

MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY JUST WALKED AWAY FROM MSNBC’S CHICKEN PLATE

The punchline: “Ain’t nobody here but us chickens.” Do you remember when Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Networks, Inc. and the National Association of African-American Owned Media (NAAAOM) sued  Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and accused … Continue reading

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THE OSCARS DIDN’T GET THAT POST-RACIAL AMERICA MEMO EITHER

While Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, an African American, responded to the absence of Oscar nominations for Black folks this year by hoping for increased diversity in the future, news show-hosting civil activist and preacher Al Sharpton has called … Continue reading

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IF AL SHARPTON WERE MLK

I had the good fortune of participating in Tanya Free & Friends’ recent year-end broadcast, where I offered a thought which may unsettle some of you self-labeled Black Progressives: Rev. Al Sharpton would be dead by now if he were … Continue reading

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THE HOVA DILEMMA

  Jay-Z’s paralyzing decision point about the next steps he should take in his upcoming venture with Barneys New York, given the store’s racially-scented harassment of young black shoppers, reminds me of a midnight stroll I took through Battery Park … Continue reading

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