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Following reports of her performance at Donald Trump’s inauguration, R&B singer Chrisette Michele has issued an open letter on her blog titled “We Can’t Be Present If We’re Silent.” While Michele doesn’t directly confirm her performance, she writes that she is “willing to be a bridge” for the country.
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Sam Moore Replacing Jennifer Holliday At Trump Concert

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Sam Moore of Sam and Dave fame has spoken to The Hollywood Reporter about his decision to replace Jennifer Holliday as headliner of Donald Trump’s inaugural concert.

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There’s a long list of people who don’t like president-elect Donald Trump. On that list includes Rep. Maxine Waters (D-California) T.I., and comedian D.L. Hughley who most recently posted a video to his Facebook page in which he outlined his disdain for the soon-to-be 45th president of the United States.

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ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith used the observance of the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and the coming inauguration of Donald Trump to defend black leaders and celebrities who have met with the president-elect from charges of selling out.

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T.I. wasn’t falling for any of Donald Trump’s talk before he was voted into office, and the Atlanta entertainer is staying in his convictions against the reality show star now that he is the president-elect. He jumped on Instagram to sound off on the recent meetings with Trump from Black celebrities like Kanye West and Steve Harvey.
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The number of lawmakers planning to skip the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump grew Saturday after he criticized civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis.

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With Friday’s (Jan. 13) announcement that Jennifer Holliday would be performing at Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration next week, the Grammy- and Tony-winning singer said she woke up to an onslaught of hatred directed her way.

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Steve Harvey shocked many by meeting with Donald Trump on Friday, sparking some sharp reactions to his possible role in aiding Ben Carson to “bring positive change to inner cities.” The Family Feud host shared his reasoning behind accepting the meeting upon exiting Trump Tower and in a written post shared via his Twitter account.

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