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Snubs, Plantations, and Liberal Dreams: The Worst of CNN's MLK Anniversary Coverage

The week of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's March on Washington, CNN hosted many of the original civil rights activists for interviews. The appearances became chances for ...
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Double Standard: CNN Rips Allen West's 'Plantation' Remark, Ignored Leftist Cornel West Using Same Metaphor

CNN showed a complete double standard by smacking Republican Allen West for his "plantation" remarks while giving liberal Cornel West a pass for the same offense. On Tuesday morning, anchor ...
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Film Director on CNN: America 'More Racist' During Obama's Presidency; People 'Showing Their True Colors'

Lee Daniels, director and producer of the new film "The Butler," lashed out on Monday's Piers Morgan Live at Americans who are "angry that [Obama] is president" and who are "showing their true ...
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MSNBC's O'Donnell Distorts O'Reilly, Touts 'Proof' Out-of-Wedlock Birth Not So Bad

On Monday's The Last Word on MSNBC, host Lawrence O'Donnell claimed to present "proof" that FNC's Bill O'Reilly was wrong in his July 22 comments on race to warn about the negative effects of ...
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MSNBC's Hayes Retracts Claim Whites More Likely to Commit Interracial Murder

On Monday's All In show, MSNBC host Chris Hayes had to make a retraction for incorrectly citing statistics on Friday suggesting that a higher percentage of black murder victims are murdered by ...
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Sherri Shepherd Doesn't Want Bill O'Reilly to Have 'License' to Criticize Black Community

After CNN's Don Lemon cited Bill O'Reilly's critique of problems in the black community, ABC's The View co-host Sherri Shepherd wouldn't listen to O'Reilly. "I don't want to give Bill O'Reilly a ...
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CNN Anchor Tells Guest He Has Racial Blind Spot Because of White 'Privilege'

On CNN Newsroom on July 20, anchor Don Lemon lectured conservative radio host Ben Ferguson for being quick to pan President Obama's address on race from the previous day. Lemon told Ferguson ...
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CNN Anchor on Same-Sex Marriage: 'It Seems Absurd' to 'Deny Civil and Human Rights to Anyone'

In an essay for gay and lesbian magazine Advocate, CNN's openly-gay anchor Don Lemon insisted that the public has accepted the gay and lesbian lifestyle and anyone who opposes it is a loon. ...
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Supreme Court Decisions Akin to Calling Blacks the N-Word, Says CNN Guest

On CNN's Monday night special "The N Word," guest Tim Wise claimed that the Supreme Court used that racial slur against all black Americans through its rulings on the Voting Rights Act and ...
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MRC Study: CNN Handed Airwaves to Liberals After Supreme Court Decisions

CNN really showed its bias in reacting to two very different Supreme Court decisions this week. On Tuesday, the Court struck down a portion of the 1965 Voting Rights Act; in the hours that ...
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