NBC Fires Megyn Kelly After Blackface Comments: Mob Mentality, Missed Opportunity, or the Right Move?

Headline Roundup October 31st, 2018

Perspectives vary across the aisle on Megyn Kelly's departure from NBC over her comments on blackface. Some say that her termination is an example of a social media mob mentality, while others write that the remarks provided a missed opportunity to engage in an honest conversation about the offensive nature of the practice, particularly when considering a 2015 poll that found the majority of white Americans believe it is appropriate for a white individual to don blackface on Halloween. Alternatively, some argue that her statements were proof positive that she is a racist, especially in light of controversial comments she made while still employed by Fox News.

NBC Fires Megyn Kelly After Blackface Comments: Mob Mentality, Missed Opportunity, or the Right Move?

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Modern-day Robespierres send counterrevolutionaries to the virtual chopping block. They should recall his fate.

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Megyn Kelly asked on her now-canceled show, "But what is racist?" She continued, "You do get in trouble if you are a white person who puts on blackface for Halloween, or a black

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Sometimes "I'm sorry" just doesn't cut it -- a hard lesson that NBC Today show host Megyn Kelly now understands. Reportedly, Kelly's morning show "Megyn Kelly Today" may be

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