“You go to Brooklyn, everybody’s got a beard and plaid shirt. They may be able to tell each other apart but they kind of all look alike to me.”
This was a huuuuge year for #BlackTwitter. Here are some of the biggest moments, in no particular order.
Telling the “black community” what it needs to do in order to become respectable isn’t brave truth-telling. It’s a way to shame black people into shutting up about the actual issues they face.
Many on Twitter thought Lemon was simplifying the issue of race in America and ignoring larger issues like education, while imposing his values and ideas of what “respectability” is.
…in which The CNN anchor Don Lemon calls Jonah Hill a tool and Jonah Hill calls Don Lemon a 12-year-old girl.
Don Lemon comes out of the closet, and apparently that closet was an armory stocked with truth bombs.
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN anchor Don Lemon has come out as a gay man in his new book, a disclosure he knows comes at a risk. View List ›
CNN anchor Don Lemon has come out in his new book, “Transparent.”