Bill O’Reilly wondered out loud on his TV show whether or not Obama’s outreach to African Americans would include him going on Soul Train. A very ignorant statement but not surprising from O’Reilly or anyone else on Fox News. What was very disappointing was Dr. Marc Lamont Hill’s reaction to the statement. He seemed more amused than angry or is it just me. Watch the video here: O’Reilly: Will Obama’s black outreach include appearance on Soul Train?
The Hank Williams Jr. song that has opened Monday Night Football for 20 years will not be part of the opening of this week’s Indianapolis-Tampa Bay game after Williams made controversial comments about President Barack Obama. Williams compared Obama to Adolf Hitler on Fox News. Watch more: http://aareports.com/2011/10/espn-removes-hank-williams-from-mnf-for.html
It’s official Rev. Al Sharpton to host 6 PM show ‘PoliticsNation’ on MSNBC
NAACP not happy with lack of diversity in CNN”s Fall lineup
The NAACP has put a press release criticizing the lack of diversity in CNN’s new Fall lineup. Ben Jealous goes so far as to write in the statement that, ” “We have come to expect this from the likes of Fox News, but not other networks…..” Read the entire press release here: http://aareports.com/2011/07/naacp-not-happy-with-cnn-new-fall.html
Back on June 9 Jon Stewart did a bit on his show in which he took a shot at GOP candidate Herman Cain. Now some 14 days later Herman Cain and some others claim that he imitated him using an “Amos & Andy ” voice. Those same critics say that it was insulting to African Americans.
Listen for yourself and decide: http://aareports.com/2011/06/did-jon-stewart-racially-mock-herman.html
Glenn Beck has declined Van Jones challenge to a debate. He made a statement about his refusal which may appease his supporters but it’s not good enough for me. I put it through my patented BS translator and it spat out what he really meant to say. Read that translation here: http://aareports.com/2011/06/glenn-beck-declines-to-debate-van-jones.html
NPR fired political analyst Juan Williams on Wednesday night over his statement on Fox News that he gets “nervous” whenever he sees people in “Muslim garb” boarding a plane. Use the link below to read NPR’s statement on the firing of Williams and see the “offensive” video: http://aareports.com/2010/10/juan-williams-fired-from-npr-for-anti.html