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People turn their backs on Trump surrogate Omarosa at journalist convention

5:33 pm Aug. 11, 2017

“Celebrity Apprentice” alum turned presidential advisor Omarosa Manigault-Newman is getting a cold reception from some at the National Association of Black Journalists convention, happening this week in New Orleans.

Attendees’ social media posts indicate audience members turning their backs while she spoke. She appeared on a panel regarding police brutality and things got tense in a hurry.

UPDATE: NABJ has released a statement; read it below

Ahead of time, TV One commentator Roland Martin said

Look at these photos from inside North Korea

9:29 am Aug. 9, 2017

North Korea, formally the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, is a notoriously closed dictatorship created after World War II and run by three generations of the same family.

For a fascinating look inside the tightly controlled nation (about the size of Virginia) I highly recommend “Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea,” an exhaustively reported and elegantly written nonfiction work by journalist Barbara Demick. It was published in 2009.

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Cartoonist says Trump threatened legal action; lawyer says not true

9:55 am May. 26, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Guy Berkeley Breathed, creator of the syndicated “Bloom County” strip, posted legal documents on his official, verified Facebook page indicating President Donald Trump’s representatives threatened legal action after the cartoonist posted images of the commander-in-chief.

Not so, the POTUS’ legal rep says.

“.. while Mr. Trump is the nation’s chief executive and thereby a public figure, he retains the rights to both his and his family’s image for

Cobb students join Vice President Mike Pence at the National Day of Prayer

1:31 pm May. 4, 2017

Students from Mount Paran Christian School, a private school in Cobb County, joined Vice President Mike Pence for a moment of prayer during the official National Day of Prayer.

Pence posted these photos via his official, public Twitter account:

In an American tradition that stretches back to the 1950s, the first Thursday in May marks the annual National Day of Prayer.

Why former President Bill Clinton was in Atlanta Saturday night

7:49 am Apr. 30, 2017

The day after President Donald Trump visited Atlanta to address the NRA’s national convention, former President Bill Clinton came to town.

Suffice it to say they had very different itineraries.

Clinton delivered the keynote address at Emory University School of Law’s Centennial Gala. Georgia’s former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn (an Emory alum) received the school’s Centennial Lifetime Achievement Award. 

MORE: Former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter have been trolling President Donald Trump on

NRA chief Wayne LaPierre: give the media a black eye

2:05 pm Apr. 28, 2017

While National Rifle Association members awaited President Donald Trump, members relived his victory and booed his adversaries – chief among them the mainstream media. CEO Wayne LaPierre’s welcoming remarks included a (presumably figurative) suggestion to give the media a black eye.

See below for a sample of his comments.

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NRA convention starts (how else?) with a bang

“It’s a

Karen Handel knocks Jon Ossoff’s Hollywood help after Alyssa Milano tweets

2:33 pm Mar. 28, 2017

A day after actress Alyssa Milano and actor Christopher Gorham (in Atlanta filming a new television show) took to social media and the streets on behalf of Democrat Congressional candidate Jon Ossoff, GOP hopeful Karen Handel used it to rally her camp.

“Jon Ossoff is riding a huge wave of support from the liberal media and celebrities in Hollywood,” an email to supporters from the Handel campaign said. “In fact, just this

Alyssa Milano and Christopher Gorham stump for 6th District candidate Jon Ossoff

4:17 pm Mar. 27, 2017

Alyssa Milano and Christopher Gorham‏, in Atlanta filming a new CW pilot called “Insatiable,” are campaigning for Democrat candidate Jon Ossoff in the crowded race to fill the sixth congressional district seat vacated when Tom Price became U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary.

The two are offering to pick up voters who need a lift to cast their ballots; early voting began Monday, ahead of the April 18 contest.

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