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Rapper Tip "T.I." Harris was a guest on Tamron Hall's talk show, where he criticized the so-called "woke" and "cancel culture" that proliferates on Black Twitter.

"All this cancel culture, I think it's fake. Like Jay-Z said: 'first they hate you, then they love you, then they hate you again," T.I. said.

T.I. used Kanye West as an example of the "cancel culture" trend that seeks to silence people they don't agree with.

"You'll cancel someone like Kanye - now I don't agree with his views - there are a lot of things he say, a lot of positions and perspectives he speak from that I have no agreeance [sic] with. But that's not going to take away from the fact that he is a phenomenal artist and he makes great music," T.I. said. "But you will cancel him, but at the same time, when someone like Gucci does Blackface, then you're cool with that, so you'll keep wearing Gucci, but you'll cancel Kanye."

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During his 3rd annual Obama Foundation summit in Chicago, former President Barack Obama told young people on social media to get over themselves by reminding them that they are not perfect.

"This idea of purity and you're never compromised and you're always politically woke and all that stuff, you should get over that quickly," Obama said.

"One danger I see among young people, particularly on college campuses... There is this sense sometimes of, the way of me making change is to be as judgmental as possible about other people.

"Like if I tweet or hashtag about how you didn't do something right or used the wrong verb or then, I can sit back and feel good about myself: 'Cause, man, you see how woke I was? I called you out.' You know that's not activism, that's not bringing about change. If all you're doing is casting stones, you're probably not going to get that far. [Casting stones] is easy to do."
 

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ABC execs scrambled to edit a segment of The Tamron Hall Show after the talk show host admitted dealing cocaine with her boyfriend in college.

Production insiders tell the UK's DailyMail.com that Hall's confession stunned the audience and her bosses at the TV network. Executives scrambled to edit Hall's drug dealing confession out of the pre-recorded show.

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Insiders say the prim and proper host confessed to a live audience that she helped her boyfriend "facilitate" selling cocaine when she was a teenager in college.

On Friday, Hall backtracked, saying her words were taken out of context.

Hall told DailyMail.com in a statement that she never "dealt drugs" in college. She said she was speaking about "part of an open and honest conversation about women" in prison.

Hall explained, "During an interview with prison rights advocate Topeka Sam, I shared a story about a bad situation I got myself into when I was 19. I never dealt drugs."

Even if she did deal drugs, it happened over 3 decades ago.

"I am now nearly 50 years old and was reflecting on a bad judgement call that could have turned worse. I say but for the grace of God, there go I. It was part of an open and honest conversation about women, incarceration and mistakes made."

Hall admitted producers edited the segment in which she reportedly confessed to dealing drugs.

"For legal reasons a portion of that segment was edited from the show. I hope my show can be a forum for sharing stories without shame or judgement - including a conversation we're having Friday on opioid addiction."

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Judge Tammy Kemp was a guest on The Tamron Hall Show on Thursday, Oct. 10. The embattled judge came under fire for hugging former Dallas cop Amber Guyger after she was found guilty of killing 26-year-old accountant Botham Jean in his own apartment.

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In previous interviews Kemp defended her behavior, saying Guyger asked her twice for a hug. Kemp also said she gave Guyger her personal Bible because the 31-year-old promised to return it after she completes her 10-year prison sentence.

Kemp's court bailiff was also criticized for appearing to comfort Guyger by primping her hair in the courtroom.

When Hall asked Kemp to explain the bailiff's actions, Kemp said "Guyger had been found guilty of murder... and we were on a lunch break. However, I couldn't send her to the jail to be frisked. So we asked a female bailiff to stay with her throughout the lunch break. And if you know anything about the jail, you gotta search every part of a person, including their hair."

But critics of the judge and the bailiff say officers never conduct searches for razor blades or other contraband with their bare hands.
 

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Influential journalist Tamron Hall showed love to the gays at the Annual Point Foundation Honors Gala Celebrating The Accomplishments Of LGBTQ Students at The Plaza Hotel on Monday, April 9, in New York City. Tamron hosted the event and handed out scholarships to deserving gay students.

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Besties Karrueche Tran, left, and Christina Milian were spotted enjoying a night out at The Nice Guy Italian restaurant in West Hollywood, CA. Both ladies have reasons to smile: Karrueche, 29, is the breakout star of TNT's hit drama Claws, while Christina, 35, has embarked on a new relationship with French singer Matt Pokora, 31.

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Journalist Tamron Hall, left, appeared on a panel with transgender activist Janet Mock, right at the 2017 Forbes Women's Summit at Spring Studios in New York City on Monday. Also sitting on the panel were Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards and actress Kerry Washington.

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Journalist Tamron Hall looked cool in a Gucci silver crackle leather bomber jacket. She uploaded a photo of herself posing with former first lady Michelle Obama on her Instagram page.

The photo caption reads: "Thank you #michelleobama Last week was amazing and the best is yet to come for the students you celebrated #collegesigningday #hugs #authentic #bettermakeroom".

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Journalist Tamron Hall spoke at the Housing Works Ground Breaker Awards Dinner where she was honored on Wednesday, April 26, in New York City. Tamron will be in Atlanta for an evening with multi-talented writer, actor, producer and director Tyler Perry on May 4. Your auntie received a personal invite to Tamron and Tyler's private event. Whatever will I wear?

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Musical genius Prince Rogers Nelson is dead but not gone.

As large crowds gathered outside his Minnesota home, the world continued to pay homage to the music icon by painting landmarks purple in honor of his Purple Reign on earth.

While not as earth-shattering as Michael Jackson's death on June 25, 2009, Prince fans took the news of his untimely death hard.

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Aretha Franklin

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin celebrated her 74th birthday at an intimate party at the Ritz Carlton in NYC last night. Franklin turned 74 on March 25th. Special invited guests included openly gay recording mogul Clive Davis, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, CNN's openly gay anchor Don Lemon, and MSNBC anchor Tamron Hall, among others. ReRe announced her long-delayed biopic is back in the works. “Good news, we’re ready to sign for the movie,” she told her guests. She told the well-heeled crowd that she is in negotiations with Straight Outta Compton producer Scott Bernstein. “We’ve agreed on all the key points. There's very little left now (to negotiate), very little. They have given me creative control and that’s all I wanted.” Franklin added she wanted biracial actress Halle Berry to play her, but Jennifer Hudson will likely get the nod, according to Page Six. Read more details about the party here.

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Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington attended a special screening of HBO Film's Confirmation at the Signature Theater in New York City on Thursday. Kerry plays Anita Hill, the courageous attorney and law professor who accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment in 1991.
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This is why we love MSNBC anchor Tamron Hall. She has remained unbiased and neutral in the contentious 2016 presidential race.
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During a live segment on Monday, Hall asked liberal political journalist David Corn to comment on former KKK member David Duke’s endorsement of Trump.

David Corn was supposed to accuse Trump of being racist and “riling up all sorts of bigotry and hatred."

But Hall and her producer in the control room seemed to even the playing field just a little.

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Meliss Harris-Perry and Beyonce

MSNBC political commentator Melissa Harris-Perry walked off her job last week after her popular political commentary show was pre-empted by breaking presidential news coverage.

On Saturday, Harris-Perry's viewers learned that she really walked off the job because of a fight with her bosses over Beyonce's new song, "Formation".

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The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is calling on the Motown family to help Flint, Michigan residents during the manmade water crisis.

Flint's water supply became contaminated with lead and other pollutants when the city switched its drinking water source from Detroit's water supply to the Flint River.

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NBC News anchor Tamron Hall's hair was the most talked about at last weekend's Golden Globe. According to Today.com, Tamron "had social media abuzz with her sleek style, inspiring comparisons to 'Star Trek'"

But was Tamron's pixie hair cut the inspiration for a Star Wars doll?

Who knows. Tamron posted a photo of the doll on her Instagram page. So I'm posting her on my blog.

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Charles Schulz rolled over in his grave when the cast of NBC's The Today Show dressed up as his beloved Charlie Brown Peanuts kids for Halloween at Rockefeller Center in New York City. The Today Show cast includes Al Roker (pictured above as Charlie Brown), Hola Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford, Meredith Viera and Tamron Hall.
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'Today' show host Tamron Hall, carrying a Givenchy Rottweiler Antigona Tote and wearing a powder blue dress, spotted leaving Rockefeller Center in NYC

Popular 'Today' show host Tamron Hall was spotted leaving Rockefeller Center in NYC on Thursday, wearing a Givenchy Rottweiler Antigona Tote which she accessorized with a powder blue dress. Many designers use the PVC Givenchy Rottweiler tote as inspiration for their own designs. The bag, which sells out quickly on re-issue, retails from $785 t0 $1,425 -- if you can find it.

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Stars walk the runway at Naomi Campbell's Fashion For Relief Charity Fashion Show in NY

Former supermodel Naomi Campbell, 44, strolled down the runway during her Fashion for Relief Charity Fashion Show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2015 at Lincoln Center in New York. Naomi's career was revived after she appeared in Fox TV's hip hop soap opera 'Empire' playing a shameless Cougar.
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