Byron Allen Files $20 Billion Dollar Racial Discrimination Suit against Al Sharpton, NAACP and Comcast

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This has been Sharpton and NAACP’s game for eternity. Sell out to multi-national corporations who see paying them as away to keep black people at bay, and to permanently skirt changing racist policies that have been in effect for decades upon decades.

via Washington Post

A lawsuit against Comcast, Time Warner Cable Inc., Rev. Al Sharpton and the NAACP alleges that the media companies discriminated against black-owned businesses and paid activists like Sharpton to “whitewash” its practices. The complaint alleges that Comcast gave large donations to Sharpton, the NAACP and other civil rights groups to make it appear that the cable company was promoting diversity, even while it was failing to follow through on a promise to do so.

The lawsuit, seeking $20 billion, was filed in Los Angeles federal court Friday by Entertainment Studios, a television company founded by black producer and comedian Byron Allen and the National Association of African-American Owned Media (NAAAOM).

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Empire Smashes Television Broadcast Ratings

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Love it or Hate it, this is a juggernaut.

via EW

If your guess was: “Empire’s ratings just defied all the laws of broadcast television to once again rise to a record number” … then you would be right.

Wednesday’s episode hit 12.9 million viewers and a huge 5.1 rating among adults 18-49. That’s up 6 percent from last week in the demo (which, of course, was a record rating too).

In total viewers, Empire has gone up every single week – six total – since its premiere.

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