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Whoopi, Oprah Reunite To Talk Race and Politics

Whoopi, Oprah Reunite To Talk Race and Politics

by Jorge Rivas on November 16 2010, 3:28PM

After years apart, two of the industry’s leading black women get down to Hollywood’s basics.

Topics: Media, Oprah

Open Internet Advocates Try to Reboot Fight for Access

Open Internet Advocates Try to Reboot Fight for Access

by Jamilah King on November 16 2010, 10:53AM

While legislative wrangling continues on Capitol Hill, the public’s speaking up.

Topics: Media

A Woman's Troubled Past Meets Ex-Postal Worker's Fight for Job

A Woman’s Troubled Past Meets Ex-Postal Worker’s Fight for Job

by Jamilah King on November 15 2010, 2:29PM

New details have emerged about the man at the center of the Web’s latest controversy.

Topics: Media

BET Paying Black Actors Less Than White Actors

BET Paying Black Actors Less Than White Actors

by Jorge Rivas on November 15 2010, 1:50PM

If BET doesn’t pay black actors fairly, who will?

Topics: Media

Readers Compare Lawmakers to Rats, Apologize to Rats

Readers Compare Lawmakers to Rats, Apologize to Rats

by Channing Kennedy on November 13 2010, 3:19AM

A roundup of the week’s best discussions at ColorLines.com.

Topics: Media

Racist Woman's Rant Gets Black Postal Worker Fired

Racist Woman’s Rant Gets Black Postal Worker Fired

by Jorge Rivas on November 12 2010, 11:26AM

Just when you thought you’d seen it all on YouTube…

Topics: Media

Former President Bush Sidesteps Park51 Debate

Former President Bush Sidesteps Park51 Debate

by on November 10 2010, 3:53PM

Says that today’s debate is driven by “a few loud voices.” But not his, of course.

Topics: Media, National Security

Guess Who's Back? Lou Dobbs Set to Join Fox News

Guess Who’s Back? Lou Dobbs Set to Join Fox News

by Jamilah King on November 10 2010, 2:37PM

One year after he resigned from CNN, the controversial anchor seems to be on his way back.

Topics: Media

The Dodsons Are Moving to Hollywood. For a Reality TV Show!

The Dodsons Are Moving to Hollywood. For a Reality TV Show!

by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2010, 12:43PM

The Bed Intruder phenomenon is headed to a TV near you.

Topics: Antoine Dodson, Media

Antoine Dodson's Halloween Costumes Went Horribly Wrong

Antoine Dodson’s Halloween Costumes Went Horribly Wrong

by Jorge Rivas on November 8 2010, 1:53PM

We told you so.

Topics: Antoine Dodson, Media

Jesse Jackson Doesn't Think Soledad O'Brien's

Jesse Jackson Doesn’t Think Soledad O’Brien’s “Black Enough”

by Jamilah King on November 8 2010, 12:48PM

The debate over racial purity rears its ugly head once again.

Topics: Media

Breitbart, Man Famous Solely for Racebaiting Lies, Lands ABC Gig

Breitbart, Man Famous Solely for Racebaiting Lies, Lands ABC Gig

by Channing Kennedy on November 1 2010, 6:24PM

Though this election season has been bad? Coverage just got a lot worse.

Topics: Media

Stewart, Colbert Draw 215,000 to Washington

Stewart, Colbert Draw 215,000 to Washington

by Jamilah King on November 1 2010, 12:47PM

Take that, Glenn Beck.

Topics: Media

Fox News Running Out of Reasons to Call Obama Racist

Fox News Running Out of Reasons to Call Obama Racist

by Channing Kennedy on October 29 2010, 11:00AM

So they’re settling instead for attacking innocuous metaphors.

Topics: Media

O'Reilly Learns Nothing from Whoopi and Joy Storming Off Set

O’Reilly Learns Nothing from Whoopi and Joy Storming Off Set

by Jorge Rivas on October 15 2010, 2:06PM

Makes the same assertion about Muslims on his own show later that day.

Topics: Media

A Prosthetic Nose for Time Mag's Aisha Won't Beautify Our Wars

A Prosthetic Nose for Time Mag’s Aisha Won’t Beautify Our Wars

by Kai Wright on October 13 2010, 1:41PM

The Afghan teen is a symbol for many things, but war-making isn’t one of them.

Topics: Kai Wright, Media

The Attempted Mass Murderer Glenn Beck Inspired

The Attempted Mass Murderer Glenn Beck Inspired

by Julianne Hing on October 13 2010, 11:45AM

California shooter tells Media Matters Beck was his “schoolteacher on TV.”

Topics: Glenn Beck, Media

Reconsider Columbus Day

Reconsider Columbus Day

by Jamilah King on October 11 2010, 10:42AM

The national holiday is slowly fading off the national calendar, but groups urge the public to do more.

Topics: Media

Racial Density: There's a Map For That

Racial Density: There’s a Map For That

by Jamilah King on October 6 2010, 3:00PM

See a breakdown of geographic density by race.

Topics: Media

5 Other Dumb Things 50 Cent Tweeted

5 Other Dumb Things 50 Cent Tweeted

by Jamilah King on October 4 2010, 5:16PM

When it comes to outrageous tweets, 50 Cent is the gift that keeps on giving.

Topics: Media