When Killer Mike drops the mic, he has a Plan B lined up. He wants to serve on the Atlanta school board.
Sen. Al Franken expanded on the tepid sort-of apology his press office issued immediately after broadcaster Leeann Tweeden said his actions left her feeling “disgusted and violated” when they were both part of a 2006 performance for troops. He said he will cooperate with any ethics investigation launched to investigate the matter.
“There’s more I want to say, but the first and most important thing—and if it’s the only thing you care …
President Donald Trump is back from Asia. On Tuesday he tweeted that he’d be “making a major statement from the White House” upon his return (time and date TBD). But first, he wants to let everyone know he was “forced” to watch CNN while abroad (it’s unclear what exactly caused the compulsory TV viewing) and he’s really upset.
Someone has a new presidential addition to his or her art collection and paid $16,000 for it: a sketch of the Empire State Building by President Donald Trump.
Julien’s Auctions reports that a portion of proceeds from the hand-drawn work, created in “black market” and signed by Trump (before he was president), will be donated to National Public Radio. It was an item in the auction house’s biannual “Street, Contemporary & Celebrity …
Hurricanes usually have a way of pulling people together despite political or other differences. Usually.
As Irma approaches south Florida, though, we’re seeing a contingent of Twitter users actually hoping for a direct hit on President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago.
Tomi Lahren, the outspoken commentator fired by Glenn Beck’s The Blaze after her comments on “The View,” has a new gig at Fox News. She’ll debut during Sean Hannity’s show.
She announced her big news on social media:
Eric Trump, one of President Donald Trump’s sons, was among those offering congratulations:
“Lahren will have a signature role on an FNC digital product currently in development and will also offer political commentary to …
Former U.S. Sen., Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will take the stage of Atlanta’s Fox Theatre on Nov. 13 as part of her national book tour. Tickets go on sale Sept. 18.
“In cities across the US, Hillary will pull the curtain back on a story that’s personal, raw, detailed, and surprisingly funny,” a release said. “She’ll take audiences with her on a first-person journey, and bring …
“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 …
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.