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    TIME Films Ferguson Teen Just Trying to Protest Peacefully (Watch)

    *Time magazine journalists covering the chaos in Ferguson took a camera on Thursday and simply followed one local teen, 14-year-old Shane Flowers, as he turned out to protest peacefully last Thursday. The footage was edited into a 5 min. 30 second short titled “‘Am I Next?’: Ferguson’s Protests Through the Eyes of a Teenager.” Time.com writes: […]

    Ferguson Gov. Orders Systematic Withdrawal of National Guard

    *After two consecutive nights of relative calm in Ferguson, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) has ordered the state’s national guard to begin withdrawal from the city of Ferguson. Below is the statement issued by the governor’s office on Thursday. I greatly appreciate the men and women of the Missouri National Guard for successfully carrying out […]

    ‘Insider’ Host Kevin Frazier Heading Back to ‘Entertainment Tonight’

    *“The Insider” co-anchor/managing editor Kevin Frazier is taking his talents back to rival “Entertainment Tonight.” Frazier will take his place alongside co-host Nancy O’Dell beginning Tuesday, Sept. 9. He replaces former co-host Rob Marciano, who recently exited. On “The Insider,” Frazier will be replaced by Louis Aguirre, co-anchor of Miami’s entertainment show “Deco Drive.” Frazier […]

    ‘The View’ Reveals New Logo and Set, Stays Mum on New Co-Hosts

    *This morning, ABC revealed a new logo for “The View” and posted pics of it’s new in-the-round set under construction. Construction is underway. A whole new VIEW begins this September. Change is good. #TheView pic.twitter.com/UMGc9U0QN6 — The View (@theviewtv) August 19, 2014 As part of the show’s announced “reinvention,” it has “taken up residence in the […]

    BET Wins Legal Battle Over Fan’s Facebook Page for ‘The Game’

    *A Florida federal judge made social media history on Wednesday, determining that the woman who created a Facebook page for TV series The Game can’t establish she owns a property interest in some 6.2 million likes she amassed. Per The Hollywood Reporter: Stacey Mattocks, an insurance agent, is credited with helping to revive the show […]

    Capt. Johnson is a Kappa, Not a Gang Member; CNN Mistakes Nupe Sign

    *Since taking over security in Ferguson, Missouri following the killing of Michael Brown, veteran Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson has taken several photos with community folk while throwing a hand sign that has been misreported as a gang sign. But as it turns out, Capt. Johnson is a Nupe. The Washington Post’s Soraya Nadia McDonald […]

    Lauryn Hill Releases ‘Black Rage’ as Ode to Ferguson (Listen)

    *Lauryn Hill has dedicated her latest release to the city of Ferguson, Mo., where protesters railing against the shooting death of Michael Brown have been clashing with police and local authorities in a fight for justice. The song, “Black Rage (Sketch),” is set to the tune of “My Favorite Things” from the Sound of Music. […]