Born in Baton Rouge, La. on March 1, 1966, Don Lemon anchors CNN Newsroom during weekend prime-time and serves as a correspondent across CNN/U.S. programming. Based out of the network's New York bureau, Lemon joined CNN in September 2006.
An Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Award winner, Lemon recently caught a lot of flak from a number of African-American pundits for agreeing with Bill O'Reilly's criticisms of the African-American community, especially since he even suggested that the conservative talk show host hadn't gone far enough.
Here he talks about "We Were There: The March on Washington – An Oral History," which debuts on CNN on Friday, Aug. 23. The special is set to debut on CNN on Friday, Aug. 23.
Several weeks ago, I saw comedian W. Kamau Bell, host of the FX show Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell and he did an entire set on black “homework” movies. He said every few ye
Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. (real name: Clifford Harris), are taking the Marvin Gaye family and Bridgeport Music (owner of Funkadelic compositions) to court to protect Thicke's song "Blu
In an apology posted to GlobalGrind.com, Hip Hop mogul Russell Simmons says, "I would never condone violence against women in any form, and for all of those I offended, I am sincerely sorry."
Simmons' mea culpa was his step-two move in the wake of a wave of criticism about a controversial Harriet Tubman video featured on the recently launched All Def Digital YouTube Channel. Step 1? Remove the video, which he did.
Here's the statement Simmons posted on GlobalGrind.com Thursday morning: