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Touré Calls Don Lemon ‘White Leader’

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Touré, host of MSNBC’s “The Cycle”, decided to take a jab at CNN’s magical negro, Don Lemon. Sunday night, via Twitter, Touré lashed out against Lemon, Bill O’Reilly and Rush Limbaugh. Why aren’t white leaders like Bill O’Reilly and Rush Limbaugh and Don Lemon doing anything...

Touré Is Tired of Being A ‘Proper Negro’

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During a recent episode of MSNBC’s midday show, “The Cycle” Touré took a moment to address his critics who feel he is too preoccupied with discussing the rampant racism black men still face in America. Speaking about two extremely charged trials that confront the intersection...

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...