national anthem

Helena Andrews Blasted on Social Media For Texting During National Anthem

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Helena Andrews, author of Bitch is The New Black and Washington Post columnist, attended the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday. But is now being put on blast by a bunch of patriotic white people on Twitter because she was texting during the National Anthem....

This is Happening: Petition Asks To Replace The National Anthem with R. Kelly’s “Ignition (Remix)”

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I would just shrug off news that there’s a petition to make R. Kelly’s “Ignition (Remix)” the National Anthem if it weren’t so unbelievable. But the truth is said petition exists and it’s garnering an inordinate amount of signatures by the minute. In fact, it...

What Beyonce Re-Singing the National Anthem at a Press Conference Says About Beyonce

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Thursday during her Super Bowl presser pop/R&B singer Beyoncé asked the media in attendance to rise, then, surprise, re-sung “The Star Spangled Banner.” For those who haven’t been paying attention because you were too busy with things such as “lives,” “careers” and “99 problems, but...