Derrick Bell http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19905/all en CNN Tries to Dismiss Breitbart Story, Soledad O'Brien Tells Critics to 'Stop Tweeting' Her http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-tries-dismiss-breitbart-story-soledad-obrien-tells-critics-stop-tweeting-her <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-03-12-CNN-StartingPoint-Brown2%20dos.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />Last week, CNN's Soledad O'Brien got into a <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matt-hadro/2012/03/08/cnn-guest-bullies-breitbart-editor-over-obama-video-asks-if-hes-afraid-b">heated</a> debate with Breitbart.com's Joel Pollak over his story tying then-law student Barack Obama to radical professor Derrick Bell.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-tries-dismiss-breitbart-story-soledad-obrien-tells-critics-stop-tweeting-her" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Breitbart.com CNN Critical Race Theory Derrick Bell Dorothy Brown Joel Pollak race Racism Soledad O'Brien Starting Point Mon, 12 Mar 2012 22:47:17 +0000 matt.hadro 39403 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Guest Bullies Breitbart Editor Over Obama Video, Asks If He's Afraid of Black People http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-guest-bullies-breitbart-editor-over-obama-video-asks-if-hes-afraid-black-people <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-03-08-CNN-StartingPoint-Pollock2%20dos.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />When Breitbart.com's Joel Pollak went on CNN and connected then-law student Barack Obama to radical Harvard professor Derrick Bell, CNN guest Jay Thomas of Sirius radio began creepily asking Pollak if he was afraid of violence from black people, on Thursday morning's Starting Point.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-guest-bullies-breitbart-editor-over-obama-video-asks-if-hes-afraid-black-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Barack Obama Breitbart.com CNN Derrick Bell Jay Thomas Joel Pollak race Racism Soledad O'Brien Starting Point Fri, 09 Mar 2012 00:11:12 +0000 matt.hadro 39377 at http://www.mrc.org