Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) on Sunday emphatically said his roots “go back to slavery” and his roots rose up during the civil rights struggles in the 1960s, potentially previewing a major potential point of contrast between him and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) as they court the party’s important black primary voters.
Professor John McWhorter of Columbia University appeared on Don Lemon’s CNN show to talk about Jussie Smollett’s hate crime hoax, claiming that Smollett saw the hate hoax as a path to greater fame than his acting alone could achieve.
Many believe, after so much damning evidence has been revealed, that “Empire” actor and musician Jussie Smollett orchestrated a fake “hate crime” against himself while trying to pin it on supporters of President Donald Trump. It is important to note that Smollett, through his attorneys and reportedly in person to fellow cast members, has continued…
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‘This is the fall of an icon and I don’t think people understand how important he has been in the black community.’
CNN anchor Don Lemon on Wednesday evening admitted that “certain groups of people” like “black folks” and “gay folks” wanted to believe Empire actor Jussie Smollett’s story about being attacked by racist supporters of President Donald Trump even though they were highly skeptical of his claims.
Watch: Don Lemon, Who Appeared on ‘Empire,’ Describes Talking to Jussie Smollett on Night of ‘Attack’
CNN personality Don Lemon described his phone call with Empire star Jussie Smollett on the night of his hoaxed “attack” on air Wednesday, saying that while he spoke to the actor that night, many others had doubts about his story.
CNN personality Don Lemon worried about how conservatives would react to Jussie Smollett’s alleged hate hoax Wednesday night, saying that President Trump and conservative media are going to “eat his lunch.”
On Wednesday’s “CNN Tonight,” host Don Lemon stated that actor Jussie Smollett’s story “doesn’t add up,” many “people of color and gay people, had questions about this from the very beginning,” and reminded that we shouldn’t forget people are innocent until proven guilty. Lemon said that he talked to Smollett in the hospital before stating, “a lot of people, including people in the community, people of color and gay people, had questions about this from the very beginning, the veracity of this story. A lot of people were reasonably skeptical about Jussie’s story. Some of the details just didn’t seem to make sense.” He later added, “Who’s going to be out in the frigid cold streets of Chicago in the middle of the night looking for an ‘Empire’ star? You’ve got to be bundled up in that kind of cold. How would they even know it’s you? And let’s be honest, there are probably not a whole lot of MAGA fans watching ‘Empire.’ And that letter, it looks like something out of a bad movie. Why not just hand over your phone to police? Yes, there will be things on your phone that you want to keep private, but if there
If you’d forgotten how great Gladys Knight was, Super Bowl Sunday was a reminder of why she’s known as the “Empress of Soul” — and you don’t get royal monikers without earning them. It wasn’t just that the Atlanta-based R&B legend was singing the national anthem. It was she nailed it, absolutely nailed it. I…
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CNN’s Christopher Cuomo likened President Donald Trump’s MAGA hat to t-shirts which read “I Hate Black People.”