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KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
January 12, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the aftermath of false allegations of blackface against the Mummers. It's been over a week since protesters gathered outside of City Hall calling for an end...
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The annual Mummers Parade is in full swing on a surprisingly warm but windy New Year's Day.
Dan Wing / KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Leaders of the Philadelphia Mummers met with representatives from the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus. The gathering is in follow-up to allegations of blackface that turned out to be false, and both sides hope to move forward. "Overall, I think it was a very...
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A lot of Eagles love at the 2019 Mummers Parade.
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Cherri Gregg
January 03, 2019 - 6:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Mummers brigade falsely accused of using blackface during a satirical skit that poked fun at Mayor Jim Kenney, which was based on a cartoon that received little backlash, is speaking out and they want a public apology. The cartoon featured an image of Jay-Z...
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2019 Mummers Parade
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Cherri Gregg
January 02, 2019 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Outrage over a Mummers Parade skit featuring a caricature of Jay-Z walking a mummer dressed as Mayor Jim Kenney on all fours continues, even though the mummers got approval from the city. The skit featured a dark-skinned, gold-chained wearing mummer with the word "Jay...
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NBC slams Megyn Kelly over blackface comments
CNN
October 25, 2018 - 7:22 am
By Brian Stelter, CNN Business (CNN) -- "Megyn Kelly Today" is not over yet. But it's a matter of when, not if. Kelly's exit from the 9 a.m. hour of the "Today" show appears to be imminent, according to sources with knowledge of the matter. Kelly will not be hosting her program on Thursday, and she...
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Megyn Kelly
NBC via CNN
October 24, 2018 - 10:36 am
By Tom Kludt, CNN Business (CNN) -- NBC host Megyn Kelly apologized to colleagues on Tuesday after her comments defending racist Halloween gags prompted an immediate backlash. "One of the wonderful things about my job is that I get the chance to express and hear a lot of opinions," Kelly said in...
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File photo dated 03/07/15 of Drake
PA Images/Sipa USA
May 31, 2018 - 10:28 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Drake has offered the back story on a controversial photo of him sporting blackface. The rapper posted a note on his Instagram Stories explaining the image that has become a focal point in his hip-hop beef with Pusha-T. "I know everyone is enjoying the circus...
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