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The Hollywood Reporter: MSNBC’s Joy Reid on Election Day Predictions, Donald Trump’s Scar on the GOP

From my recent interview with Jarrett Hill: This is the latest in an ongoing series of one-on-ones with the political pundits who have been at the forefront of the cable-news conversations this election season. If you’ve ever tuned into weekend mornings on MSNBC, you know the ever-appropriately named Joy Ann Reid, host of AM Joy. But if Saturday and Sunday mornings aren’t your jam, that’s ok, because MSNBC is getting its money’s worth out of Reid, with appearances on nearly every show they have at one point or another. In her profile, I described Nicolle Wallace as “delightfully Republican,” Reid, in a lot of ways, may just be her liberal...

Refinery29: What It’s Really Like To Cover This Election As A Black Female News Anchor

NOVEMBER 1, 2016, 11:00 AM The 2016 election has been historic for any number of reasons, not least of which is the emergence of Hillary Clinton as the first woman to gain the nomination of a major American political party. It’s a fact that often gets glossed over in coverage of a race whose narrative has been dominated by a reality star with a vulgar way with women. But in just over one week, the United States could join countries like Germany, Liberia, Great Britain, India, Israel and even Pakistan, in finally electing a female head of state. Read more here....

Join Joy in Baltimore, January 21st!

Join Joy as she heads to Baltimore on Thursday, January 21st (blizzard willing) ... to the Enoch Pratt Free Library, where she will discuss ‪#‎Fracture‬, 2016 politics, and the upcoming presidential election. Part of the Brown Lecture series. 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM “In Conversation” with Radio host Marc Steiner Enoch Pratt Free Library (Main Branch) 400 Cathedral Street Main Hall, Central Library Baltimore, MD RSVP here: http://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/writers_live_joy-ann_reid_fracture_barack_obama_the_clintons_and_the_racial_divide#.VqA_CVMrJE4...

A 2Live Crew Boss Explains Trump

Fans who braved the Carolina rain to meet Luther “Luke” Campbell this past weekend in Charlotte—including a local DJ who brought seemingly every LP Campbell and his former rap group, 2Live Crew, ever pressed—came to hear about the music and madness of the Miami rap scene, and to collect signed copies of The Book of Luke, Campbell’s new memoir. They left with a dose of Luke’s unique brand of cultural wisdom. The 54-year-old rap pioneer, youth football philanthropist, and legendary party promoter has a decades-long reputation for pornographic lyrics and hypersexual showmanship. He invented the “parental advisory” sticker for music albums after battling Tipper Gore and a host of political...