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Channing Dungey: The Trailblazing ABC President Behind The Cancellation Of 'Roseanne'

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Channing Dungey: The Trailblazing ABC President Behind The Cancellation Of 'Roseanne'

Photo by: CreditImage Group LA/Getty Images In February of 2016, Channing Dungey was named the first African American president of ABC Entertainment, which also made her the first African American to head a major television network. On Tuesday, Dungey made annoucement to cancel ABC's top rated show, "Roseanne," after its lead character Roseanne Barr sent out a racist tweet comparing former Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape. Dungey released a statement within hours of Barr's since deleted tweet, saying: "Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show."...

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New Because of Them, We Can... Blog and Website!

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New Because of Them, We Can... Blog and Website!

Welcome to the new "Because of Them, We Can..." website and blog! Stay tuned in here daily to see the post of the day along with a little background information on the feature. By next Friday, all posts from February 1st up until now will be on the blog for your review and pleasure. Until then, you can check them out on my Facebook fan page.

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Notable African American Writers - Because of Them We Can

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Notable African American Writers - Because of Them We Can

In case you missed them, here's a small snapshot of a few writers included in the 365 collection.

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Celebrating The 10th Anniversary Of Barack Obama's Historic Election With 10 Photos Of Him And His Growing Legacy

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Celebrating The 10th Anniversary Of Barack Obama's Historic Election With 10 Photos Of Him And His Growing Legacy

Photo credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Today marks the 10th anniversary of Barack Obama being elected as the first African American President of the United States. To celebrate, here are 10 photos of him with the next generation, who he continues to inspire and show that the possibilities really are endless. 1. 5-year-old Jacob Philadelphia touching President Obama's hair to see if it feels like his own, May 8, 2009. Photo credit: Pete Souza/The White House 2. 3-year-old Arianna Holmes hugging President Obama before leaving the Oval Office, February 1, 2012. Photo credit: Lawrence Jackson/White House 3. President Obama talking to...

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Our Forever First Lady, Michelle Obama, Graces The December Cover Of Elle Magazine

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Our Forever First Lady, Michelle Obama, Graces The December Cover Of Elle Magazine

Photo credit: Miller Mobley On the eve of the release of Michelle Obama's new memoir "Becoming," Elle Magazine has revealed the cover for its December 2018 issue featuring the Forever First Lady herself. In it, Mrs. Obama sits down with Oprah Winfrey for a candid conversation about topics such as her upbringing, her relationship with Barack, the pressure of being the first Black family, and her hope for the future. View this post on Instagram Living in the White House for eight years, @MichelleObama had staffers providing everything she could have possibly needed, except for time. "What I came to...

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