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Byron Allen: Rev. Al Sharpton Being Used as “Black Pawn” by “White Masters”

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Unlike Rev. Al Sharpton and most other black talking heads, Byron Allen owns his own media platform. According to Allen, Sharpton is getting paid pennies on the dollar, what he describes as a “chicken dinner payoff”, to give Comcast cover as the company actively discriminates against black owned media companies. Allen, chairman and CEO of the production company Entertainment Studios, ... Read More »

Dr Boyce Watkins: John Legend’s statement on prisons made him my hero

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download I couldn’t help but to be impressed by John Legend’s remarkable statement on the mass incarceration epidemic in America.  Confronting the pressures of the system head-on, Legend spoke candidly about the number of black men who are being hammered by this system.  America incarcerates more of its citizens than any country in the ... Read More »

How does a wife confront a husband who’s been accused of rape?

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One of the questions someone may ask after seeing some of the scandals that have been witnessed in media is this: How does a wife react when her husband has been accused of something that is otherwise unthinkable? The latest deposit from Your Black World films is a creative exercise that goes into the dilemmas that husbands and wives face ... Read More »

Will MSNBC Fire Al Sharpton? It Looks That Way

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By Victor O. There appears to be no end in sight to the recent shake-up at MSNBC, with reports making rounds that Rev. Al Sharpton’s “Politics Nation” is likely to be the next show to get the ax. The shake-up is said to have been kicked off with the six-month suspension of the highly-popular “NBC Nightly News” anchor, Brian Williams. ... Read More »

Samuel Jackson on the Cosby Rape Scandal: “Where’s There’s Smoke, There’s Fire”

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by G. Brown Much of Hollywood has tried to remain quiet as allegations of rape and drugging women continue to mount against comedian Bill Cosby. Actor Samuel Jackson has decided to do something he wishes Cosby would do—speak up, “I wish he would say something.” Jackson shared his views recently with Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live. Jackson says he worked ... Read More »