MSNBC said Thursday it would give Joy Reid the 7 p.m. slot that had been anchored for years by departed journalist Chris Matthews, handing the important task of assembling early-evening weekday audiences for its primetime schedule to a Black woman – still a rarity in the cable-news business in 2020.
Her program will be called “The ReidOut,” and will be based in Washington, D.C... Read more
Aaryn Smiley's shooting has prompted her dad to be outspoken about Black people and gun violence.
Rickey Smiley directly challenged Black communities to confront their gun violence while delivering a passionate and at times emotional update about his daughter’s condition days after she was shot multiple times in Houston. The comedian and radio host on Wednesday morning posted a video to his social... Read more
Though he also seemed to contradict the notion that he’s dumping Trump in the same wild interview.
Kanye West is dumping his “Make America Great Again” cap for a birthday hat. Supposedly.
Days after the hip-hop superstar tweeted that he’s running for president, he spoke with Forbes in a baffling interview (blatant publicity stunt?) in which he discussed conspiracy theories, running the White House... Read more
At least one Dallas Cowboys star doesn’t need to hear a message from team owner Jerry Jones when it comes to the civil rights and social justice statements that have swept across the NFL and America since the homicide of George Floyd last month in Minneapolis.
In an interesting twist, the man who is shrugging off Jones’ silence also happens to be one of the... Read more
The event in Tulsa was the first Trump rally to take place in months. The upper stands were empty, and there was plenty of room in front of the stage.
President Donald Trump addressed an enthusiastic — though smaller than expected — crowd of supporters at a campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Saturday night as some protesters gathered outside to call... Read more