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NBC’s ‘Marlon:’ Black Conservatives like Dr. Ben Carson are ‘Sellouts'

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June 15th, 2018 11:30 AM
Season two of NBC’s comedy Marlon premiered Thursday evening with two back-to-back episodes, both of which took digs at esteemed Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson, portraying him as a “sellout” and the polar opposite of hero Martin Luther King. Two other famous, black conservatives were also painted as sellouts and anti-heroes: former Apprentice star and Trump administration…
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New NBC Comedy: White People 'Genetically Predisposed' to Be Racist

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August 16th, 2017 11:40 PM
If you can pull from the wall-to-wall coverage of President Trump’s press coverage for the third day in a row, you will find that NBC recently premiered its latest sitcom Marlon on August 26. Marlon focuses Marlon Williams (Marlon Wayans) keeping up a cordial relationship with his ex-wife Ashley (Essence Atkins) as they raise their kids together. In contrast with the racially-charged and often…

Celebrity Reactions to Zimmerman Verdict Range From 'Hallelujah!' to J

July 15th, 2013 12:50 AM
In the hours after George Zimmerman was found not guilty on Saturday evening of any crimes in his shooting of the black 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, many famous people quickly expressed their views on the Twitter social website regarding the trial and the verdict. The celebrities ranged from a conservative columnist who cried “Hallelujah!” to a football star who posted that the members of the…