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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 »

Eric Holder Announces George Zimmerman Won’t Face Federal Charges in Killing of Trayvon Martin

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Frequent BreakingBrown readers will not be surprised that George Zimmerman won’t face federal charges in the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, but Attorney General Eric Holder made the decision official on Tuesday. “The death of Trayvon Martin was a devastating tragedy,” Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said in a statement. “It shook an entire community, drew the attention ... Read More »

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Says Detroiters Are Going To Need a White Man to “Save Them”

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By Victor Ochieng In a yet-to-be released documentary, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick says that the people of Detroit “are going to be begging for a White savior” to pull them out of their socioeconomic problems. The 44-year-old former mayor made the comment before going to prison to serve a 28-year jail term over corruption charges. His comment also came ... Read More »

Dr Boyce & Nomalanga: Umar Johnson’s confrontation with a feminist

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Dr Umar Johnson had a very interesting confrontation with a feminist in Kansas City.  Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses and I thought it would make for an interesting topic of discussion.  You can either watch the video or download the podcast. The topic is interesting mainly because African Americans are working to find their own alternatives ... Read More »

Byron Allen: Al Sharpton Allegedly Rewarded With “Chicken Dinner Payoff” for Keeping Other Blacks Off TV

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Street preacher Al Sharpton was allegedly paid millions to keep his mouth shut while cable TV discriminated against black programming. According to a $20 million dollar lawsuit brought by the National Association of African-American Owned Media, Sharpton and his shell non-profit, the National Action Network, took cash donations in exchange for not protesting against the lack of black programming on ... Read More »

Dr Wilmer Leon: Rudy Giuliani and the Race to the Bottom

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By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III “I do not believe, and I know this is a horrible thing to say, but I do not believe that the president loves America…He doesn’t love you. And he doesn’t love me. He wasn’t brought up the way you were brought up and I was brought up through love of this country.” Rudy Giuliani ... Read More »

Dr Boyce & Yvette: Will MSNBC Dump Al Sharpton after Obama is gone?

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download It’s being reported from a few media outlets that Al Sharpton may get dropped by MSNBC. The Daily Beast is citing anonymous sources from within the company who claim that he may be moved to a weekend time slot. “In the longer term, these sources said, the Rev. Al Sharpton—a larger-than-life personality who ... Read More »