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Al Roker Catches Flack for Dressing as White Man for Halloween. Take a Look at His Response.

Double standard much?

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Remember last week when NBC host Megyn Kelly got thoroughly destroyed on air for making comments about folks using blackface as part of their Halloween costumes? Apparently that’s a standard that only applies to white people, as an incident from “Today” show weatherman Al Roker clearly illustrates.

Roker dressed up as Back to the Future character Doc Brown, a white man, and the irony of the costume choice was not at all lost on an audience that is fresh off the Kelly incident. In fact, Roker caught significant pushback for it, but rather than apologize, like Kelly did, he’s doubling down on his costume.

Some social media users asked why it was all right for him to dress up as a Caucasian character, while NBC canceled his colleague Megyn Kelly’s show after her controversial blackface comments.

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“I’m going to say this one last time, but the folks who get it, understand and the ones who DON’T, won’t,” Roker tweeted to explain why his ‘80s-themed costume was not an example of whiteface.

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“I can be Doc Brown, and I wear the outfit and wig and not change my skin color if you’re white, you can be President Obama if you want. Just don’t color your skin!”

Accompanied by fellow meteorologist Dylan Dreyer, who dressed up as Marty McFly, Roker wore a white wig and white overalls – but didn’t alter the color of his face in his portrayal of Christopher Lloyd’s character.

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Roker himself hammered on Kelly after the incident occurred stating that she not only owed her coworkers an apology for her comment, but “folks of color around the country” too.

“The fact is, while she apologized to the (NBC) staff, she owes a bigger apology to folks of color around the country,” Roker said on the air. “This is a history going back to the 1830s minstrel shows to demean and denigrate a race. It wasn’t right.”

Despite her apology, Kelly’s show was cancelled, making her the latest of a long string of public figures who have had their careers ruined by making a simple comment that goes against the oversensitive political correctness running through America.

Source: NY Post

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BLM Protesters Walk & Dance On American Flag, Shout ‘F— The Fourth of July’ (Watch)

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John Salvatore

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Hating America has seemingly never been cooler than it is today. It is really sad to see how so many people don’t understand how good they have it, and would rather cause violence and disruption instead of making the nation an even better place. Here’s some of what went down in DC on Independence Day, via TDW: Far-left activists trampled on an American flag in Washington, D.C., on the nation’s 244th birthday. WATCH: https://twitter.com/VenturaReport/status/1279518076111814656?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1279518076111814656%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Ffar-left-activists-dance-on-american-flag-f-the-4th-of-july-f-the-american-flag ANOTHER: https://twitter.com/stillgray/status/1279531027963109376?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1279531027963109376%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Ffar-left-activists-dance-on-american-flag-f-the-4th-of-july-f-the-american-flag ANOTHER: https://twitter.com/VenturaReport/status/1279537815576088576?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1279537815576088576%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Ffar-left-activists-dance-on-american-flag-f-the-4th-of-july-f-the-american-flag LOOK: More from WUSA9: WASHINGTON — Black Lives Matter DC issued a formal statement Sunday denouncing Mayor Muriel Bowser’s handling of recent protests and asking for her to instead “invest in the community” and decrease the budget for D.C. police. The activist group wants the DC police department defunded, prison and jails dismantled, and stop and frisk tactics ended — all initiatives they say Mayor Bowser hasn’t invested in. LOOK: https://twitter.com/hazzardeuce/status/1269510236894892032?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1269510236894892032&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.wusa9.com%2Farticle%2Fnews%2Fnational%2Fblack-lives-matter-dc-reform-mayor-bowser%2F65-aa7a2bfa-3c66-4905-a18d-e249d658d1b4 https://twitter.com/DMVBlackLives/status/1268903712581464066?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1268903712581464066&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.wusa9.com%2Farticle%2Fnews%2Fnational%2Fblack-lives-matter-dc-reform-mayor-bowser%2F65-aa7a2bfa-3c66-4905-a18d-e249d658d1b4 Read more about BLM suing Bowser at this link.

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‘Say Their Names’ & ‘Liberation’ Among Messages NBA Players Can Wear On Jerseys (Details)

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The NFL is set to play the “Black National Anthem” before all week one games kickoff this upcoming season. The NBA has already said it will paint “Black Lives Matter” on courts. But they’re not stopping there. Check this out, per ESPN: The National Basketball Players Association and the NBA reached an agreement Friday on social justice messages that can be displayed above the numbers on the backs of jerseys when the league resumes play July 30, a source told ESPN’s The Undefeated. The list of the suggested social messages that were agreed upon by the NBPA and the NBA and then made available to players via email, per the source, are: Black Lives Matter; Say Their Names; Vote; I Can’t Breathe; Justice; Peace; Equality; Freedom; Enough; Power to the People; Justice Now; Say Her Name; Sí Se Puede (Yes We Can); Liberation; See Us; Hear Us; Respect Us; Love Us; Listen; Listen to Us; Stand Up; Ally; Anti-Racist; I Am A Man; Speak Up; How Many More; Group Economics; Education Reform; and Mentor. […] After the first four nights, a player can simply go back to their last name. If they choose to continue showing a social message, their name would go below the number. Check out the thoughts of this former ESPN reporter on the George Floyd rioters and looters, via Sporting News: Palmer was offering his thoughts on the protests across the United States in the wake of George Floyd’s death. On Thursday night, Palmer quote-tweeted a photo of a burning building with the caption, “Burn that s— down. Burn it all down.” But shortly after midnight on Sunday, Palmer had a change of tone once protesters showed up closer to where he lived. Here’s Palmer’s deleted tweet: And here’s the follow-up (screenshotted, in case he deletes…

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