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Politics: Jeff Johnson Leads A Power-Packed Panel Of Pundits In Discussing Today’s Black Agenda And Campaign 2020 (Video)

This feels like what a TV station calling itself REVOLT should be doing with its platform, at least in significant part. Very varied viewpoints from and in the Black community are presented and explored here, which is a good thing. Folks (e.g. we and the people who want our votes) need to understand that we are not a monolith, a block, a sector, a checklist item, etc. for the campaign… nor do we necessarily ‘win’ when ‘our candidate’ (whatever that means) wins.

Go get a snack and a beverage, and come back focused. ‘Bout to be some real talk. Necessary talk!

T.I., Killer Mike, Candace Owens, Steven Pargett Of Trap The Vote, Katrina Pierson, & Tamika D Mallory have an open and honest conversation about politics, and the culture we live in today.
– REVOLT TV

Be forewarned: You will get agitated and frustrated. Hang in there. Especially because there is thoughtful, useful insight shared EVERY TIME we get a chance to hear from Killer Mike. Much respect and respek on the name Michael Render!

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It’s All About ‘Earth Over Mars’ & The Avengers For Hasan Minhaj On This ‘Deep Cuts’ (Video)

Hmm… Watching an Avengers movie is like eating McDonald’s… you feel everything AND nothing at the same time. Interesting, Hasan. Interesting take.

The latest Deep Cuts combines bonus footage from the most recent tapings that we thought you deserved to see. When asked whether or not we should colonize Mars, Hasan brings the conversation back to Earth and questions why certain billionaires don’t focus on saving our planet before looking to another one. He also has an important debate with Phoebe Robinson about Toaster Strudels versus Pop-Tarts, reveals the most interesting person he’s interviewed, and addresses one of his character flaws.
– Patriot Act

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Activism: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass’ “What To The Slave Is 4th Of July?” Speech (Video)

Yeah. Here are some real ‘fireworks’ for the 4th for y’all. The historic, convicting words of Abolitionist Frederick Douglass; brought to life by living legend James Earl Jones.

In a Fourth of July holiday special, we hear the words of Frederick Douglass. Born into slavery around 1818, Douglass became a key leader of the abolitionist movement. On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, he gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.” He was addressing the Rochester Ladies Antislavery Society. This is actor James Earl Jones reading the speech during a performance of historian Howard Zinn’s acclaimed book, “Voices of a People’s History of the United States.” He was introduced by Zinn.
– Democracy Now!

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Hasan Minhaj Welcomes Co-Host For The Day Phoebe Robinson To ‘Deep Cuts’ (Video)

Another ‘aaaaww’ moment: Hasan & Phoebe (one of the ‘2 Dope Queens’) share a ‘pirate’ hi-five. They chop it up on this outtake clip.

Comedian and co-host of ‘2 Dope Queens’ Phoebe Robinson stopped by Patriot Act for another special edition of Deep Cuts. Watch as Hasan and Phoebe talk about rewriting the rules of comedy by challenging its norms, why so many White guys feel the need to run for President, and what topic Phoebe would pick if she had to host an episode of Patriot Act.
– Patriot Act

Whoa wait WHAT? Phoebe did SHOTS with Michelle Obama??!!?? DOPE!

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Jon Stewart & First Responders Testify Before Congress To Fight For Continued Funding (Video)

Dear famous people: THIS is how you use your platform! Stand up for those who stood tall and ran toward the danger we tried to escape… for ours and our families’ & friends’ sake.

Jon Stewart was not the only one to get a standing ovation in a House hearing room today. 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez got a standing ovation too, the day before his 69th chemotherapy treatment.
– MSNBC

Grab a tissue. You’ll cry. And the tears (of pride, sorrow, righteous anger) will be heated.

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Politics: Hasan Minhaj On Malaysia, 1MDB, And Goldman Sachs (Video)

That’s right Chicago. Your parking meters are Muslim.

WTF??? Oh, it’s Hasan doing another Patriot Act ep. Haha!

So, it’s time to laugh, laugh some more and learn something from stand-up ‘Professor’ Minhaj!

On this segment from the latest episode of Patriot Act, Hasan examines the 1MDB sovereign wealth fund scandal in Malaysia, in which former prime minister Najib Razak has been accused of funneling millions of dollars from the country into his personal bank accounts. Traditionally used as a means of economic diversification by countries reliant on a single industry, sovereign wealth funds have come under scrutiny as financial organizations like Goldman Sachs and corrupt politicians have taken advantage of these large, mostly unregulated pools of money for their own gain. While Goldman Sachs continues to profit off of sovereign wealth funds in other countries, the bank is currently being investigated for its role in the 1MDB scandal, which could have lasting implications on the world of finance.
– Patriot Act

Where politics, pools of money, and worldwide finance intersect… There will be global scandal and damage. How can we laugh about stuff like that? Dunno, but Hasan always has a way doing it every time, doesn’t he?

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DL Hughley On The Economy: ‘The Jetsons’ Vs. ‘The Flintstones’ (Video)

Interesting. Commentary on why the economy is doing well, not from the White House, or from some industry think tank, rather from a segment on The DL Hughley Show. Lean in for a few minutes of on-point real talk! Broken down in layman’s terms.

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Politics: Hasan Minhaj On Cricket Diplomacy And Cricket Corruption (Video)

Watching a ‘live-action Brooks Brothers catalog’ with your dad on the couch for five days straight. Haha! Okay, I feel for you and your torture memories, Hasan. But why is cricket an actual big thing the world over? We need to know. Show us, man, and welcome back!

On the latest episode of Patriot Act, Hasan takes a look at the history and politics behind one of the biggest sports in the world: cricket. With billions of fans scheduled to tune into the upcoming 2019 Cricket World Cup, Hasan examines how the game has evolved from a sport of British colonizers into a tool of diplomacy and a force for good despite recent scandals and corruption. Hasan also explores how cricket has especially grown in India due in part to the creation of the IPL, a flashy professional cricket league founded by the infamous Lalit Modi, and how that expansion has unfortunately come at the expense of the growth of cricket in other countries.

Beating the colonizers at their own game. I get that. Like James Naismith and today’s minority dominance of basketball.

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Wu-Tang Clan Members Speak On The Upcoming Documentary & Things We Need To ‘Fall Back’ On (Video)

Got almost the whole dang Wu-Tang Clan to bring da m*thaph**kin ruckus… and the wisdom!! Cool sit down with the vets and Ari. Enjoy.

In a very special “takeover edition” of Fallback Friday, members of the legendary Hip-Hop group, Wu-Tang ClanRZA, Ghostface Killah, U-God, Inspectah Deck, Cappadonna and Masta Killa – join MSNBC’s Ari Melber for a wide-ranging interview, covering topics like gun violence, racism and bigotry, the subliminal “war” in Hip-Hop culture between “young heads” and “old heads” and more.
– MSNBC

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Angela Rye Speaks On The Mueller Report, President Trump’s Impeachable Offenses & List Of Lies (Video)

Yes, yes, YES! They got my woke bae Angela on the morning show again. And I’m here for it AND her… every damn time. For the Eye Candy and the insights.

Angela Rye, American attorney and the Principal and CEO of IMPACT Strategies, drops in to give her take on the 2020 presidential race thus far. The CNN political commentator also reacts to The Mueller Report and reparations.
– Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM

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Stephen Colbert Speaks On Former U.S. Veep Joe Biden Is “Doin’ It Donkey Style” (Video)

Good title on the YouTube clip, ‘Joe Biden Is Making Donald Trump Nervous.’ Plus, this is hilarious for several other reasons. Welcome to Campaign 2020, Uncle Joe!

Joe Biden kicked off his 2020 campaign with a rally on Monday. And Donald Trump was watching.
– The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

President Trump might need to keep worrying about ‘Sleepy Joe.’ He is ‘woke’ and ready for the fight!

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No Words Are Necessary When Robert De Niro Is Your Guest. But He’ll Say A Few… (Video)

Standing O for De Niro! Not one butt in a seat when he came out. Respect due and paid in full by the audience. They wanted to see and hear from him. I wanted to see what he would say about President Trump. I mean, De Niro did say he wanted to ‘punch Trump in the mouth’ during the campaign… so expect him to be real and raw in this clip above.

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Tribeca Film Festival founder Robert De Niro.
– The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Oh. Oh, that part with the ice cream. That was BRILLIANT! Awesome clip.

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Cory Booker Speaks On Running For President, Getting Things Done For His Constituents & His Feelings For Rosario Dawson (Video)

Why should we consider Cory Booker as a serious contender for the U.S. Presidency? Well, she ‘convinced’ Rosario Dawson to join his team… on the campaign trail AND as his lady friend. Yep, took her right from Bernie Sanders’ campaign (she was really on the #FeelTheBern team) AND from Luke Cage (haha)!

In one of his best interviews yet after announcing his intentions to run for President, Senator Cory Booker sat down with Ebro In The Morning to discuss some of the issues he plans to tackle, plus confronts Rosenberg on questions about being too close to corporate entities, and Wall Street.

He also discusses his relationship with Rosario Dawson, why he made some decisions as mayor of Newark, impeaching Trump, reparations, plans to give every American $1000 every month, and he defends the narrative of “what Democrats have done for me?

– HOT 97

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Eboni K. Williams Speaks On Stepping Away From Fox News Without A Firm Notion Of What She Was Stepping Toward Next (Video)

I really like this. Watch through to the end. The genuine sweetness Eboni doles out to the Breakfast Club trio is Black love AND a celebration of Black excellence. Nah, she could NOT stay at Fox News and stay Black like that.

(Oh, and she addresses why she was there on that channel for as long as she was; and why she feels there should always be one of us on there.)

Eboni K. Williams, who used to be a co-host on Fox News, explains her experiences working at the conservative news network. Williams also talked about her times as a lawyer in the courtroom and how it relates to working in media now.
Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM

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D. L. Hughley’s Show Starts With Tax Day, Talks About Tiger Woods’ Athletics, And Talks To Russell Peters (Video)

Did… did anyone get the ‘Athletics’ thing I was trying to do in the title? Slipping in ‘Russell’ Peters… a tongue-in-cheek reference to Russell Athletics. Anyone?

Okay moving on.

Watch the show. Try to keep your blood pressure low as Fox News dares speak on Nipsey Hussle (no respect, or respek, for the fallen brother), too.

@ojones1

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Dear Fox News: Bernie Sanders Did NOT Create Socialism. Don’t Blame Him. Blame… (Video)

When it comes to socialism I don’t blame Uncle Bernie. I blame Aunt Becky… You had everything. Why cheat?

Bwaahahaaa! Blame it on yourselves, rich people. Out here ‘Tokyo Drifting’ with your d!cks out. Neal is a certifiable FOOL for this! And he makes some good points.

Fox News may blame Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders for socialism’s increasing popularity, but Neal Brennan thinks it’s clearly due to rich people’s endless greed.
– The Daily Show With Trevor Noah

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Hasan Responds: How Does He Have So Much Energy For His ‘Patriot Act’ Episodes? (Video)

Think Hasan Minhaj is ‘too amped’ on stage? HA! You don’t know the half…

Hasan has seen so many comments online wondering how he has so much energy on stage, but the reality is he actually has to tone things down. Watch as Hasan takes us through his daily routine at normal energy levels.
– Patriot Act

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Hasan Responds: Does Patriot Act Use A Laugh Track? (Video)

Baaahahaa! Here’s one that the haters might not even get. Jab at ‘Patriot Act’ on the low, like the show is not hilarious AND relevant. And Minhaj and crew take a not-so-subliminal poke back at you.

Laugh track. Ummm… His name is Kevin. Show some respect. HA!

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Comedy: ‘Saturday Night Live’ From The Kremlin After The Mueller Report (Video)

It was going to be Mueller Time, baby!

Ha! ‘The Kremlin’ was butthurt… like in hole-in-an-azz… the worst part of the azz. ‘Kim’ wanted to believe, too.

The Mueller Report forces Vladimir Putin (Beck Bennett) to admit the truth about Russia’s relationship with Trump.
– Saturday Night Live

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Stephen Colbert Reveals President Trump’s Obamacare Replacement Strategy: The Plan Is No Plan (Video)

‘Brevity is the soul of wit’… and he is evidently witless.

Hahahaaa! Gotta laugh to keep from crying. If we lose the Affordable Healthcare we have, guess what we get in its place. No, seriously, guess. Because I don’t know. I’m hoping maybe you (or somebody, like the current administration) might. In the meantime, who wants a free ‘mermogerm’ though?

On healthcare, not only doesn’t Trump have a plan. He doesn’t have a plan TO MAKE a plan.
– The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Yeah, but bet your pockets he plans to be on Twitter tonight (and every night)!

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