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I have either run out of things to think and say about the things Kanye West is (presumably) thinking and (definitely) saying or I have exhausted the will to make that effort. I’m not sure which. Either way, the result is the same. MAGA Kanye possesses the intersecting veneers of “fascinating” and “disturbing,” but…

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  Alec Baldwin is facing some backlash from Black twitter after a recent comment raised flags about his own racism. The actor believes Black folks love him because of his hilarious portrayal of Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live but his comment has some people raising eyebrows. “I don’t know how to say this and […]

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Pete Davidson had a few words to say about Kanye West’s pro-Trump rant last week on Saturday Night Live.

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There are reports that Adidas’ new Yeezys might be banned from the NBA because the heel of the shoe is distractingly reflective. We haven’t gotten that far yet, but that’s the rumor and production has reportedly been stopped as a result. There’s a more important question at play here, however, regarding what those shoes reflect […]

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Kenan Thompson celebrated the beginning of his 16th season with Saturday Night Live this past weekend, an event that was marked by what he described as Kanye West holding “people hostage” as he gave his pro-Trump rant at the end of his guest appearance on the same night.

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It’s the first of the month!! This is your D.C. Download for Monday, October 1st: Over the weekend– the ‘Black Women’s Blueprint’ organization held its march for Black women in major cities across the country. The organizers also demanded change such a: reauthorization of the violence against women act and more focus on women’s rights concerns like […]

The post The Download | October 1st: ‘Black Women’s Blueprint’ organization held its march for black women + Ronda Colvin-Leary makes history as first Black judge in Gwinnett county + Kanye west on ‘Saturday Night Live.’ appeared first on theGrio.

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  Donald Trump tweeted his approval for the artist formerly known as Kanye West‘s Saturday Night Live performance Sunday afternoon, noting that “West, who put on a MAGA hat after the show (despite being told “no”), was great. He’s leading the charge!” Kanye, now known as Ye, was booed during his off-air pro-Trump rant at […]

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  -Saturday Night Live kicked off its 44th season Saturday with host Adam Driver, musical guest Kanye West and special guest Matt Damon playing embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Damon was joined by Robert DeNiro, Ben Stiller and Melissa McCarthy in portraying members of Donald Trump’s administration, and Rachel Dratch returned as Senator Amy […]

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Emmy-winner Kenan Thompson is SNL’s longest-running cast member but he’s eyeing a primetime role that could see him exiting the late-night sketch comedy series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the comedian and actor will star in the single-camera comedy Saving Larry for NBC, from SNL creator Lorne Michaels and writer Jackie Clarke, executive producer of Superstore. […]

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This Is Us fans are in for a treat this weekend because Sterling K. Brown is hosting Saturday Night Live, meaning they’re favorite tear-jerking character will be flexing his funny muscles for a change. The award-winning actor will host this weekend’s show that features musical guest, James Bay.  —16,000 sign petition to take back Kobe […]

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What’s up, gang? We’re on a short week because of Thanksgiving, but we’re going to power through anyways. By the way, I linked up with the 30 for 30 gang to talk about their first episode of season two. You can listen here! can we talk about serena williams giving out replicas of her trophies […]

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On Nov. 11, this summer’s breakout star Tiffany Haddish will host Saturday Night Live for the first time in her career. A week later, on Nov. 18, the Grammy Award-winning Chance the Rapper will, too, make his hosting debut on the long-running late-night sketch comedy show. Haddish, 37, of this summer’s Girls Trip and the […]

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All right, y’all, busy day in these streets on a couple of levels. I’ll be on Around The Horn on Thursday, so that’s fun, and then I’m headed to Bristol, Connecticut, for some more fun to end the week. Most important stat of the night: Paul Pierce rockin a 3/4 goatee pic.twitter.com/VjKO1CBuCh — KIP Smithers […]

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Truth is, Jay Pharoah isn’t sure if he’s “white famous” or not — yet. But he sure gets the head nod — and maybe the occasional side-eye, if he’s keeping it all-the-way honest — from some of the world’s most famous athletes, a surefire sign that the comedy he produces is landing in the inboxes […]

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Donald Glover and Lena Waithe did it for the culture. At the 69th Emmy Awards, the true shining stars of the evening were rapper and actor Donald Glover and writer Lena Waithe, who made Emmy history with their wins. Glover made history in the outstanding directing for a comedy series category for his B.A.N. episode […]

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If you missed The Morning Roast on Sunday, Mina Kimes was back from Korea, and we talked about the NBA and where we are in the playoffs at this point. Also, some more French lessons from your boy. Here’s a new segment we call: This Week in Racist Nonsense and Terror. We’ll start in Maryland, […]

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The Morning Roast went well Sunday, which I’m sure you weren’t listening to because you were probably on your way to church. We talked about Kevin Durant/Russell Westbrook, James Dolan and, of course, The Bachelor. Listen in. Here’s the thing about being president: it’s a full-time job. It’s not only that, it’s the kind of […]

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Christmas time is here. Family may be visiting and children are likely bouncing off the walls. Movie time at home may be a good thing to do but if you’re like NBA star Carmelo Anthony, you’ll want to go out to the theater. The New York Knicks guard hosted a private screening on Monday of […]

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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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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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Did a Saturday Night Live sketch last week hint at a future hard to envision in today’s bitter political climate — a future in which black and white people join forces against a broken government? That’s what Colleen Wessel-McCoy hopes. She and hundreds of others are working to organize a New Poor People’s Campaign in […]

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Social media, comment sections and websites have all proven that racism hasn’t gone anywhere, despite what some would like to think. They have given guts to the gutless and courage to the cowardly. Internet trolls can now spew hate with a keystroke and then hide. It’s simple. It’s like freedom of speech on steroids. It’s […]

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Drake, Get Lifted, Saturday Night Live, Toronto Raptors -

The rapper, entertainer and Toronto Raptors ambassador took a break from his gig as “sideline coach” of his hometown NBA team to grace Saturday Night Live last weekend for the second time as a host, and he kind of made us chuckle. He participated in the recurring sketch “Black Jeopardy,” where he couldn’t get anything […]

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It has been more than 30 years since comedy superstar Eddie Murphy was last spotted […]

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During his performance on Saturday Night Live, Chris Rock’s commentary on the Boston bombings, 9/11, […]

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