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Fun fact: Despite voting early, I’ve been proudly holding onto my unworn “I Voted, Did You?” wristband for two weeks now, just waiting to wear it on Tuesday, Nov. 6, in solidarity with my fellow voters.

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Roseanne Barr is once again speaking out about the fallout from the racist tweet she posted […]

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ABC has several upcoming changes to the network as it steadies itself following a rocky year with Kenya Barris and infighting over creative differences with Blackish, and severing ties with Roseanne Barr after her racist tweets. ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey spoke to Variety about what’s to come for the network with the 20th Century Fox merger, Barris decision to leave ABC Studios and the inclusion of the Conners […]

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Oscar-winning actress Mo’Nique went to bat for Roseanne Barr this week, urging folks not to […]

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LOS ANGELES — In Roseanne Barr’s first TV interview since her ABC sitcom was canceled […]

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  When we learned Roseanne Barr was planning to sit down for an interview with Sean Hannity we knew we were in for some foolishness but the shamed comedienne, who was fired by ABC for her racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, managed to exceed the already low expectations we had on Thursday night. Barr appeared on […]

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Roseanne Barr is once again giving an explanation for her racist tweet about former Barack […]

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Roseanne Barr's racist tweet about former Barack Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett caused ABC to drop the reboot of her '80s sitcom "Roseanne" back in May and after some failed apologies, the comedian is discussing the issue once again.

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  Roseanne Barr just gave her first interview since ABC cancelled her hit show Roseanne because of the racist tweet she posted about former Obama adviser, Valerie Jarrett.  “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj,” Barr tweeted in May in response to a post about Jarrett. Barr attacked Jarrett, an African American woman who […]

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  ABC may have quickly squashed the Roseanne show reboot last month after controversial star Roseanne Barr posted racist views via Twitter, but the network has come up with a way to keep the rest of the cast out of the unemployment office. ABC has greenlit The Conners, a 10-episode spinoff that will feature the same family […]

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Fox News turned to none other than Trump-loving vloggers Diamond and Silk to try and […]

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  On Tuesday, Roseanne Barr showed Hollywood how to lose a hit show in record time, and today, she tried to defend herself by blaming her racist tweets on Ambien. But the drug manufacturer behind the sleep aid wasn’t having it. Sanofi US posted a response that soon went viral: People of all races, religions and nationalities […]

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Roseanne Barr is likely in need of a new gig now that she has been fired by ABC for her racist remarks against Valerie Jarrett. Even though the shamed comedienne swore off social media after issuing a lame apology, she’s back on Twitter defending her actions and insisting she’s not a racist. “I’m not a […]

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  Whoopi Goldberg had a few words for Roseanne Barr on Wednesday morning and slammed the cancelled comedienne for posting a photoshopped image of her on Twitter. The View host pulled no punches while going in on the ousted TV star whose show, Roseanne, was cancelled by ABC after she posted a racist rant against […]

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When ABC announced its plan to cancel Roseanne after its star and creator, Roseanne Barr went on a racist Twitter rant against Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett on Tuesday, the social media world wasted no time in prepping their hilarious responses. Whether simply celebrating the victory of justice or highlighting the hypocrisy of conservatives blasting the network […]

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.@ValerieJarrett responds to Roseanne Barr's tweet, saying Disney’s chairman called her before announcing that ABC […]

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  Yesterday, Roseanne Barr showed Hollywood how to lose a hit show in record time, and today, she tried to defend herself by blaming her racist tweets on Ambien. But the drug manufacturer behind the sleep aid wasn’t having it. Sanofi US posted a response: People of all races, religions and nationalities work at Sanofi every […]

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Last February Channing Dungey was announced as the new president of the ABC Entertainment Group. Dungey’s promotion made her the first African-American person to be president of a major broadcast network. And she’s wasted no time putting her stamp on the venerable TV network and stepping into the line of fire. After Trump supporter and star of ABC’s […]

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What Roseanne learned today is that what you’re not going to do is come for Black women and not get told about yourself– in the classiest way possible of course. After igniting a social media firestorm this morning by calling former Obama senior advisor Valerie Jarrett a monkey, controversial comedienne Roseanne Barr incurred the wrath of […]

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Should it ever have gotten this far in the first place? ABC canceled the second season of its Roseanne reboot Monday after its star, Roseanne Barr, tweeted a racist insult about former Obama White House adviser Valerie Jarrett. Barr called Jarrett the baby of “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes.” She tweeted an apology […]

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  After comparing former Obama senior advisor Valerie Jarrett to a monkey, ABC cancelled Roseanne Barr’s popular sitcom. But this isn’t the first time Roseanne has called a Black woman an ape on social media. The Daily Beast reports that in 2013, Barr called Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice “a man with big swinging […]

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Last February Channing Dungey was announced as the new president of the ABC Entertainment Group. Dungey’s promotion made her the first African-American person to be president of a major broadcast network. And she’s wasted no time putting her stamp on the venerable TV network and stepping into the line of fire. She made headlines a few months ago […]

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The ride-sharing company Lyft announced that Valerie Jarrett, who was once a top advisor to President Barack Obama, has joined their board of directors.

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February marks the beginning of Black History Month. The celebration falls right in line with the work The Undefeated has been curating since its launch in May 2016. For the next 28 days (and beyond) we will continue to provide daily inspiration, stories and videos to our readers. Join us in reading and sharing an […]

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Today, at an event at the White House, we are releasing a new report on our progress to advance equity for women and girls of color throughout the Obama Administration, and on the work that remains ahead...

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Early childhood education is important for all children. The sooner kids are able to learn certain classroom techniques, the easier it could be for them to navigate through traditional and nontraditional learning environments, studies have shown. Since 1965, more than 33 million children nationwide have been able to ask the question, “What are we going […]

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theGRIO REPORT - The Obama administration has launched the first steps of an ambitious plan to dramatically improve academic achievement among African-American students from the 'cradle to career'..

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theGRIO REPORT - Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys will be hosting the Obama campaign's 'Women Vote 2012 Summit' tonight in Philadelphia tonight...

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