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The announcement that Symone Sanders would join MSNBC as a host of new programs draws attention to the growing slate of Black pundits who have been slaying on cable news shows for years now.

Just days ahead of a widely promoted commemorative event surrounding the Tulsa Race Massacre's 100-year anniversary, the Tulsa Race Commission announced the cancellation of its "Rise and Remember” centennial celebration.

MSNBC is apparently betting on Black to make it more competitive against rival cable news networks. But the decision to promote Rashida Jones to be its top executive is far from a gamble.

One of the only Black women in cable news is clearly being targeted.

Despite the drama surrounding LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, the morning talk show won a Daytime Emmy Award on Sunday. Neither Ripa nor Strahan were there to accept the award. Dr. Oz accepted it on their behalf. “I don’t think they’re here….will accept on their behalf,” he said. “Kelly and Michael will share it!” According […]

Alabama DMV Closings Limiting Access To Photo ID, Affects Ballot Via Voter ID Laws Alabama state officials’ decision to close 31 driver’s license offices in what is known as the “Black Belt” has raised the eyebrows of many, with some calling it an attempt to suppress the African-American vote through limiting access to state IDs and […]