ESSENCE spoke with "Nightly News" host Lester Holt about an NBC special that seeks to stop the spread of misinformation on COVID-19.
“I was a fan of 'Living Single,' and was not implying 'Friends' was the first of its kind,” wrote Schwimmer.
“Why anyone would gleefully get up on TV and tell lies that NO ONE disputed... But we already know,” she tweeted.
Paula Madison, a former executive vice president and chief diversity officer at NBCUniversal, says the cable giant never gave minority-owned companies a chance.
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"It'd be too challenging. I wouldn't want to do it," he tells ESSENCE.
Megyn Kelly may be removed from her morning show time slot, according to reports, but that doesn't mean that she's out of a job altogether.
Al Roker, Kelly's colleague at NBC, believes that the journalist "owes a bigger apology to folks of color."