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Jimmy Kimmel apologizes for use of blackface in sketches

Jimmy Kimmel apologized Tuesday for his 1990s blackface impressions of NBA player Karl Malone and other Black celebrities but said his delay in addressing the subject came in part to avoid handing a victory to his foes.

Former ‘Empire’ actor Smollett enters not guilty plea

Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Monday to restored charges that accuse him of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself.

Grand jury indicts actor Jussie Smollett on 6 new charges

He was originally charged with disorderly conduct last February for allegedly staging the attack and lying about it to investigators.

Fred Silverman, legendary TV executive, dies at 82

His gift for picking shows that resonated with viewers prompted Time magazine to dub him “The Man with the Golden Gut” in a 1977 profile.

Jim Lehrer, ‘NewsHour’ host and debate moderator, dies at 85

For seven straight presidential elections, he was the sole journalist sitting across from the candidates for the first debate of the general election campaign.

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