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In a Facebook post Tuesday, the actor-director wrote that he was sorry for asking the Henry Louis Gates Jr.-hosted show to censor his slave-owning ancestor from his installment, which aired Oct. 14, 2014. The news that Affleck asked the show to hide his ancestor came out through hacked Sony emails made public last week by […]

  When I first heard of the Ben Affleck ROOTS story I didn’t think much of it. What public figure doesn’t try to protect his…

Highlight # 1 New TV Series winner Viola Davis getting up on stage and calling out Alessandra Stanley’s widely-criticized New York Times article about Shonda Rhimes. Last fall, the paper’s television critic received lots of blowback for a story that referred to Shonda Rhimes as “an angry black woman” while discussing the successful slate of ShondaLand dramas. Stanley also drew criticism for […]