MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid is apologizing (once again) for inflammatory posts unearthed from her now-defunct blog, the Reid Report.
On Saturday morning’s AM Joy, the brilliant host of the MSNBC weekend staple, Joy-Ann Reid, began her segment apologizing for words that may have hurt those in the LGBTQ community, calling the commentary “despicable.”
After screenshots of blog posts by Joy Reid surfaced last week, everyone, including me, shot the MSNBC host a healthy dose of side-eye when she explained away homophobic statements from as far back as 2006 by saying that her old blog was hacked.
It is a vicious, slow-spreading bacteria that has infected some of the most well-meaning people of our time. Most often poisoning pulpit dwellers, the malady causes the victim—who usually has insight in one particular area—to believe he is a genius with answers to everything, including economics, history, politics and…
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Those are the words of a woman many consider one of the most beautiful in the world, who grew up, like many black and brown girls everywhere, not seeing images in the media that reflected herself and validated her beauty.
One good turn deserves another.
Joy-Ann Reid is quickly becoming the face of sanity and standards in a news industry fast devolving into chaos as a presidential administration and its minions consistently push fake news and conspiracy theories.
Joy-Ann Reid has become a national treasure. As one of few black faces in an anchor chair on MSNBC after the network dealt with the sudden departure of Melissa Harris-Perry in February 2016 and this February’s exit of Tamron Hall, Reid is one of only three African Americans with a regular show on the network. And…