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Clearly, we need to remind Edward Enninful of our address. On Saturday, Oct. 20, the editor-in-chief of British Vogue hosted a dinner for filmmaker Spike Lee in London, in honor of the BlacKkKlansman director “who has given so much to the creative industry over the three-and-a-half decades he has been working within…

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  How’s this for a punchline: Dave Chappelle believes Kanye West was having “a manic episode” during his visit with President Donald Trump. During a performance in Dublin, Ireland, the comedian was asked by a fan on his thoughts about the rapper’s bizarre appearance in the Oval Office last week that attracted international attention. “When […]

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In a recent sit-down with CNN’s Van Jones, Dave Chappelle revisited his public plea to give Donald Trump a chance, telling the host that he felt like he didn’t have much choice at the time. Chappelle also expressed disappointment in the president’s “repugnant” rhetoric.

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  Will Smith, basketball star LeBron James, Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che and Jon Stewart were among the stars who joined Dave Chappelle at a surprise comedy show in Los Angeles. Guests at The Peppermint Club were directed to put away their cell phones on Wednesday and then treated to the parade of comedians and activists, that also included Katt Williams, Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett […]

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among […]

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President Donald Trump found a candidate to take on the Supreme Court position formerly held by Justice Anthony M. Kennedy–who decided to retire. Trump feels 53-year-old Brett kavanaugh is more than qualified but some Black leaders are worried about what his record shows. One of the biggest concerns is what will happen to women’s abortion […]

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One tells stories designed to make you mad or make you cry. The other tells stories designed to make you laugh. READ MORE: DC officer who killed unarmed motorcyclist Terrence Sterling to be fired But what former NAACP chief and Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous and comedian Dave Chappelle do have in common is that they […]

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“Love & Hip Hop New York” standout reborn as rap gawdess Cardi B is not everybody’s jam. Her bird-like sound effects, twerk-team tendencies, and unabashed love for all things Offset have helped catapult her from reality TV to Billboard fame and into mainstream fandom. Still, there are folks who visibly cringe every time she utters “Eee-yoowwwww” […]

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  Dave Chappelle wants us all to know that he has a lot of respect for Michelle Wolf. Monday, the Chapelle Show creator joined the chorus of other entertainers defending Michelle Wolf’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner speech, telling PBS NewsHour “she nailed it.” READ MORE: Michelle Wolf roasts Trump admin, especially going in on White […]

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Rapper sweeps several categories and delivers one of the most powerful and politically-charged performances ever seen on the Grammys stage.

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Happy Friday, kiddos. Hope you’re ready for the weekend, folks, because it’s all downhill from here in terms of the holiday season. This is the last weekend you are reasonably allowed to ignore your relatives. Roses are red Violets are blue They don’t think it be like it is But it do — Nicolae Carpathia […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — At a Rihanna charity event, she will encourage you to drink […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — As Dave Chappelle reflects on spending 30 years in comedy, he […]

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Clinton Yates is not here. He’s currently watching The Curious Case of Benjamin Button to find clues as to how White House senior adviser Stephen Miller is only 31. The Baltimore Police Department, much like the professional football team in the city it protects, is quickly realizing the jig is up. For the second time […]

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Amy and a fan on @NBAonTNT. #NBAGIF pic.twitter.com/sE46mCy0bS — NBA (@NBA) May 22, 2017 Let’s be clear: This ain’t funny. In this world of internet jokes, intentional misdirections and obvious sight or word gags are nothing new, but sometimes you can miss badly if either the intent doesn’t seem genuine or the result doesn’t land […]

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I don’t know how you feel about avocados. On Monday, they became a very intense topic of conversation when some rich guy decided that they and millennials were to blame for everyone’s housing problems. So, I had to write about it. So, let’s review how things went down when Russian officials came to the White […]

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The first weekend of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is behind us and one of the big stories was, of course, Northwestern University. The Big Ten conference school known more for its academics than its sports programs was in its first big dance and because so many of its alums are media members, the underdog […]

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Last month, comedian and actor Dave Chappelle walked into the newly renovated Chappelle Auditorium at Allen University in Columbia, South Carolina, after having admitted to CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King that he “had never connected with this part of [his] life” before that day. Chappelle stopped to admire the work of Bishop William D. […]

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[protected-iframe id=”cbc98538d1cfb3eb33be5df9ca9db6e8-84028368-105107678″ info=”http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1″ width=”480″ height=”270″] The wait is over … for the trailer. Today, Netflix released a clip to promote its new comedy special with Dave Chappelle and the date is set: March 21. In case you forgot, he got paid $60 million for this deal, which includes one set from April 2015 in Austin, […]

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No drama. No political tension, at least for a moment. And to quote one of the party’s most recognizable guests, Chance The Rapper, “no problems.” Dave Chappelle’s famed, yet equally mysterious “Juke Joint” party was a reminder what a real Friday night felt like. It’s tough to label one party or one experience as standing […]

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Some of our favorite entertainers have gone on record calling out the deplorable institution of […]

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Who knew that when Chris Rock made a cameo appearance on Saturday Night Live the week of the election in which Dave Chappelle was host, that it was really just an elaborate Easter egg promotion for a new Netflix special? Back in October, it was announced that Rock would be doing two specials with the […]

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With Jill Hudson out of town on assignment, Undefeated senior editor Danielle Cadet made her debut on this week’s podcast. Spoiler alert: Danielle had the best weekend out of all of us, hands down. Last week, Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States, and a few days afterward, legendary comedian Dave […]

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When news was first announced that Dave Chappelle would be hosting NBC’s Saturday Night Live on Nov. 12, longtime fans rejoiced. The man who shaped television comedy for a certain generation of viewers was going to be hosting the first episode of the sketch comedy program of record in the U.S., at least since his […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” called on host Dave Chappelle’s wit and Kate McKinnon’s performance of “Hallelujah” for a thoughtful coda to a divisive presidential campaign. Chappelle, claiming to be rusty after a decade largely out of the TV spotlight, proved ready and eager to offer his take on Donald Trump’s victory over […]

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We wish we had more hands, so we could give this news four thumbs-up. On Friday afternoon, NBC announced that comedian Dave Chappelle will host Saturday Night Live for its Nov. 12 episode. This will be the former Chappelle’s Show front man’s first time hosting the 41-year-old sketch comedy show, and his first late-night appearance […]

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Richard Pryor Known for his bold, insightful examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues, Pryor […]

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OPINION - To be sure, making over-the-top statements is Bill Maher’s shtick. But sometimes it reminds you of the white guy with black friends who slips and says the “n-word,” much to the dismay of that white guy’s former black friends...

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