HBO’s Bill Maher began Friday’s “Real Time” by admitting Michael Eric Dyson would be “taking me to the woodshed” any minute.
When he brought Dyson out, he firmly admitted that in the past others have said that no one should ever apologize. Even former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney published a book called No Apology. He thought then that it was foolish for people not to apologize.
“I did a bad thing,” he admitted. “There is a lot of bullsh*t apologies in America and I am against that. But we should apologize for slavery and Japanese internment and Native American genocide… so when it’s appropriate and this was appropriate. For black folks, that word, I don’t care who you are, caused pain. I’m not here to do that”
“We are all evolving day by day,” Maher said. He went on to talk about growing up in an all-white town in New Jersey where race was never an issue. But he said that he was raised the “right” way.
What then grew from the apology was an honest conversation about race and the ways in which Maher and other whites can be conscious of the language they use.
Oprah erects 26 billboards around Louisville — demanding the cops who killed Breonna Taylor get arrested
Media mogul Oprah Winfrey continues to keep people talking about the killing of Breonna Taylor by the Louisville Metro Police Department.
"For the first time ever, just last week, Oprah Winfrey dedicated the cover of her magazine to someone other than herself -- Breonna Taylor. Now, that cover will be all over Louisville in the form of billboards big and small," WLKY-TV reported Thursday.
"She and the O Magazine team say they are amplifying Taylor's story and the fight for justice by erecting 26 billboards across the city. That's one for every year of her life," the station reported.
Trump’s vendetta against TikTok is a veil for his anti-China and anti-free speech views
Last week, President Donald Trump announced that he was planning on banning TikTok, a video-sharing social networking service owned by the Chinese company ByteDance. Shortly after he said this, the American multinational technology company Microsoft announced that it would attempt to purchase TikTok's US operations arm, although Trump has only given the company until Sept. 15 to pull this off.
Eric Trump predicts his dad will win re-election: ‘The polls are looking great — you see it every day’
One of President Donald Trump's children appeared on Fox News on Thursday to predict that his father would win re-election in November.
"Well listen, I think, um, I think we're looking really good," Eric Trump told Sean Hannity.
"The polls are looking great -- you see it every single day," Trump claimed. "The enthusiasm is tremendous."
"We're going to win," he predicted. "My father is going to win this election."
The prediction was offered the same day that NBC News released their first battleground map, showing Joe Biden on pace to win 334 Electoral College votes, Trump set to win 125 Electoral Votes, with 79 too close to call.