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  • Caller Pranks C-SPAN With ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ Theme Song (Watch)

    Mar 20, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Now, this is a story all about how…somebody clowned C-SPAN earlier this week. During an episode of “Washington Journal,” a man identifying himself as a Republican named Jack Strickland called the morning program during a discussion of Congress’ role in negotiations with Iran. The caller said he was from Bel-Air, not simply Los Angeles. His tone […]

  • Tavis: ‘Remaking America: From Poverty to Prosperity’ Tonight

    Jan 12, 12 by Dizzy 4 Comments

    *Talk show host  and activist Tavis Smiley is set to confront the issue of poverty head on Thursday (tonight) as he moderates “Remaking America:  From Poverty to Prosperity.” The C-SPAN live broadcast will air from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, Jan. 12 and will feature a panel of experts at George Washington […]

  • TCA: Tavis Smiley to Host Panel on America’s Future

    Jan 10, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Tavis Smiley is headed to Washington D.C. this week to host a three hour panel about the future of the country. “We are doing something that doesn’t happen in Washington. I’m going — Mr. Smiley goes to Washington, and we are going to have a conversation,” he told reporters Sunday at the Television Critics Association […]

  • Video: Jon Stewart Rips Racist C-Span Caller

    Apr 1, 10 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *The infamous C-SPAN caller who complained that too many black people are being featured on the network was comedic fodder for Wednesday’s broadcast of “The Daily Show.” In the segment, titled “Fear of a Black C-SPANet,” host Jon Stewart not only made fun of the caller – who said the network’s name should be changed […]

  • Census Director Apologizes for ‘Negro’ Classification

    Mar 30, 10 by EurPublisher 6 Comments

    *The word “Negro” may no longer appear on a US census after this year, thanks to a woman who took offense to the term and voiced her opinion directly to the Census Bureau Director on live television. The whole thing went down on C-SPAN Friday. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves was a guest on “Washington […]

  • Tavis Smiley’s Black Agenda Event Draws Religious Leaders

    Mar 25, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *The Rev. Jesse Jackson, Cornel West and Minister Louis Farrakhan were among the religious leaders who joined Tavis Smiley in Chicago to record a broadcast on the African American Agenda, reports Gospel Today.com. The “We Count” event is scheduled to appear on the C-Span network on Monday, March 29, 2010 at 8:30 PM and takes […]