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Sh*t Touré Says … That Contradicts Other Sh*t Touré Says

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Since the start of his talking head stint on MSNBC’s The Cycle Touré has been referred to as a few not so nice words. This week, it happened to be “village idiot” after his support of President Obama’s drone wars and the right to kill American...

Spike Lee: “Django Unchained” is “Disrespectful To My Ancestors”

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Quentin Tarantino’s much-talked about film “Django Unchained” starring Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson and Leonardo DiCaprio, opened on Christmas day. While the movie has its supporters, several have spoken out in criticism of the slavery-inspired film. Spike Lee is the latest to add...

The Love-Hate Complexities of Touré and What it Teaches Us About Blackness

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I consume MSNBC 24/7, with brief breaks for Scandal, but I’ve often complained that the network doesn’t have a vested interest in reaching the millennial electorate. This issue was addressed with the introduction of “The Cycle,” an afternoon program featuring four pop culture and political...

MSNBC’s Toure Says Romney is Trying to “Niggerize” Obama’s Campaign

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During a heated debate on MSNBC’s show The Cycle Thursday night, discussion panelist Toure stated that Romney was using racial connotations in attempts to “niggarize” President Barack Obama’s campaign. “You notice he said anger twice. He’s really trying to use racial coding and access some...