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MSNBC Host Says CNN’s Van Jones and ESPN’s Sage Steele May Be Black, But They Aren’t ‘Black Voices’ (clip)
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MSNBC

Name: MSNBC

URL: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/

, The Daily Caller

Name: The Daily Caller

URL: http://dailycaller.com

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The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross

Name: The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross

URL: https://www.msnbc.com/cross-connection

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Tiffany Cross

Name: Tiffany Cross

Employment: The Beat DC

Position: Co-Founder and Managing Editor

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10/11/2021 08:06 pm
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CROSS Okay Carlos Watson ░░░░░░░░ steel Van Jones What ░░░░░░░░ these three folks have ░░░░░░░░ common Well they re ░░░░░░░░ people who have been ░░░░░░░░ up by wealthy or ░░░░░░░░ white Americans and yet ░░░░░░░░ the keepers of the ░░░░░░░░ don t really rock ░░░░░░░░ any of them like ░░░░░░░░ Now obviously the three ░░░░░░░░ these folks are most ░░░░░░░░ black faces However they ░░░░░░░░ not necessarily black voices ░░░░░░░░ there s a difference ░░░░░░░░ me explain Take a ░░░░░░░░ to these half witted ░░░░░░░░ hating remarks from Sage ░░░░░░░░ Clip starts STEELE Barack ░░░░░░░░ chose black and he ░░░░░░░░ biracial Well congratulations to ░░░░░░░░ President That s his ░░░░░░░░ I think that s ░░░░░░░░ considering his black dad ░░░░░░░░ nowhere to be found ░░░░░░░░ his white mom and ░░░░░░░░ raised him But hey ░░░░░░░░ do you Clip ends ░░░░░░░░ What That is undoubtedly ░░░░░░░░ black face whether or ░░░░░░░░ she knows it but ░░░░░░░░ is most definitely not ░░░░░░░░ black voice Yet I ░░░░░░░░ sure someone is giving ░░░░░░░░ a big diversity pat ░░░░░░░░ the back by having ░░░░░░░░ modern day minstrel show ░░░░░░░░ Stepin Fetchit on the ░░░░░░░░ waves spewing her continued ░░░░░░░░ Now let s listen ░░░░░░░░ Jeff Bezos s black ░░░░░░░░ Van Jones after a ░░░░░░░░ Trump speech Clip starts ░░░░░░░░ He became president of ░░░░░░░░ United States in that ░░░░░░░░ Clip ends Clip endsg ░░░░░░░░ Okay Now let s ░░░░░░░░ clear Van and Carlos ░░░░░░░░ far from being Sage ░░░░░░░░ there s certainly something ░░░░░░░░ be said about wealthy ░░░░░░░░ powerful white people elevating ░░░░░░░░ voices over others By ░░░░░░░░ I m sure you ░░░░░░░░ all heard about Carlos ░░░░░░░░ and the implosion of ░░░░░░░░ Media In Ozy s ░░░░░░░░ years in the marketplace ░░░░░░░░ media company never really ░░░░░░░░ prominence in the field ░░░░░░░░ journalism nor did it ░░░░░░░░ make an impact producing ░░░░░░░░ content But that sure ░░░░░░░░ t stop investors from ░░░░░░░░ Watson s coffers with ░░░░░░░░ than 70 million in ░░░░░░░░ Why Because he had ░░░░░░░░ gift of making white ░░░░░░░░ comfortable Now for those ░░░░░░░░ us who don t ░░░░░░░░ their feelings over our ░░░░░░░░ equality funding for our ░░░░░░░░ is far less available ░░░░░░░░ 2017 venture capital investment ░░░░░░░░ just over 84 billion ░░░░░░░░ that s a height ░░░░░░░░ seen since the dot ░░░░░░░░ bubble of the early ░░░░░░░░ but practically none of ░░░░░░░░ money went to startups ░░░░░░░░ by people of color ░░░░░░░░ majority of funds went ░░░░░░░░ college educated white male ░░░░░░░░ and of course it ░░░░░░░░ the wealthy white folks ░░░░░░░░ are writing the checks ░░░░░░░░ have found that white ░░░░░░░░ make up more than ░░░░░░░░ of venture capitalists while ░░░░░░░░ 2 are Asian only ░░░░░░░░ 7 are black and ░░░░░░░░ 1 3 are Latino ░░░░░░░░ in 2016 discrimination and ░░░░░░░░ in favor of companies ░░░░░░░░ by white men caused ░░░░░░░░ U S to lose ░░░░░░░░ on over 1 1 ░░░░░░░░ minority owned businesses and ░░░░░░░░ more than 9 million ░░░░░░░░ job opportunities So a ░░░░░░░░ of advice to the ░░░░░░░░ of the rich and ░░░░░░░░ Perhaps instead of investing ░░░░░░░░ people of color who ░░░░░░░░ you comfortable you may ░░░░░░░░ to give a second ░░░░░░░░ to those of us ░░░░░░░░ make you uncomfortable After ░░░░░░░░ we ve been uncomfortable ░░░░░░░░ a mighty long time ░░░░░░░░ we are actually the ░░░░░░░░ who likely rock with ░░░░░░░░ communities you re trying ░░░░░░░░ reach This is why ░░░░░░░░ s such credo in ░░░░░░░░ we create ourselves Credibility ░░░░░░░░ crucial and doing all ░░░░░░░░ for the culture is ░░░░░░░░ So while some of ░░░░░░░░ keep raining 100 million ░░░░░░░░ people not invited to ░░░░░░░░ cookout you re starting ░░░░░░░░ look more like the ░░░░░░░░ in Get Out During ░░░░░░░░ unrest the past few ░░░░░░░░ I heard from many ░░░░░░░░ and others in leadership ░░░░░░░░ say with confidence that ░░░░░░░░ ve had really honest ░░░░░░░░ with their black employees ░░░░░░░░ let me just tell ░░░░░░░░ no you didn t ░░░░░░░░ had a meeting and ░░░░░░░░ there was likely some ░░░░░░░░ in the remarks but ░░░░░░░░ understand there is a ░░░░░░░░ after the meeting and ░░░░░░░░ s where the honest ░░░░░░░░ took place And for ░░░░░░░░ being a part of ░░░░░░░░ cultural shift is all ░░░░░░░░ and good until we ░░░░░░░░ to talk about a ░░░░░░░░ shift where we re ░░░░░░░░ asking to be hired ░░░░░░░░ we re the ones ░░░░░░░░ the hiring And if ░░░░░░░░ makes you uncomfortable But ░░░░░░░░ does not Clip starts ░░░░░░░░ Barack Obama chose black ░░░░░░░░ he s biracial Well ░░░░░░░░ to the President I ░░░░░░░░ that s fascinating considering ░░░░░░░░ black dad was nowhere ░░░░░░░░ be found but his ░░░░░░░░ mom and grandma raised ░░░░░░░░ But hey you do ░░░░░░░░ Clip ends CROSS you ░░░░░░░░ ask yourself why.”
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