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Beyonce’s ‘proud’ dad Mathew Knowles on ‘Lemonade’ lyrics: ‘I’ve never in my life hit my daughter’

The Internet is bowing down to Beyonce after she debuted her stunningly raw new visual album Lemonade — and speculating whether its theme of infidelity really references husband Jay Z and dad Mathew Knowles. The superstar has had a complicated relationship with her father, … Continued

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Beyonce’s ‘proud’ dad Mathew Knowles on ‘Lemonade’ lyrics: ‘I’ve never in my life hit my daughter’

The Internet is bowing down to Beyonce after she debuted her stunningly raw new visual album Lemonade — and speculating whether its theme of infidelity really references husband Jay Z and dad Mathew Knowles. The superstar has had a complicated relationship with her father, … Continued

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Heard Here First: The top SiriusXM political moments of 2014

Keeping up with current events can sometimes make you feel like this. However, SiriusXM kept listeners both informed and engaged in the political happenings of 2014. And a lot went down. Urban View‘s Joe Madison chatted with President Barack Obama (nbd) about the … Continued

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Heard Here First: The top SiriusXM political moments of 2014

Keeping up with current events can sometimes make you feel like this. However, SiriusXM kept listeners both informed and engaged in the political happenings of 2014. And a lot went down. Urban View‘s Joe Madison chatted with President Barack Obama (nbd) about the … Continued

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Eric Garner decision backlash: ‘You can indict a ham sandwich … Unless that ham sandwich happens to be a police officer.’

Massive crowds gathered from Rockefeller Center to Grand Central Terminal last night, and they did not just consist of tourists heading to the tree lighting. Yesterday, a grand jury in New York City decided not to indict the police officer … Continued

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Eric Garner decision backlash: ‘You can indict a ham sandwich … Unless that ham sandwich happens to be a police officer.’

Massive crowds gathered from Rockefeller Center to Grand Central Terminal last night, and they did not just consist of tourists heading to the tree lighting. Yesterday, a grand jury in New York City decided not to indict the police officer … Continued

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‘Members of the public might erupt:’ Will Ferguson’s grand jury indict Officer Darren Wilson?

Ferguson, MO has been making headlines since August 9. On that day, Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. The confrontation has sparked self-defense stories from all sides, resulting in a heated conversation about race relations and the power of … Continued

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‘Members of the public might erupt:’ Will Ferguson’s grand jury indict Officer Darren Wilson?

Ferguson, MO has been making headlines since August 9. On that day, Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. The confrontation has sparked self-defense stories from all sides, resulting in a heated conversation about race relations and the power of … Continued

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Good Cents: Key takeaways from the October Jobs Report

Chad Stone is kind of a big deal. The Chief Economist at the Center of Budget and Policy Priorities recently discussed the October Jobs Report on Make It Plain with Mark Thompson. If your “economic knowledge” only stems from drooling over Olivia Munn’s … Continued

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Good Cents: Key takeaways from the October Jobs Report

Chad Stone is kind of a big deal. The Chief Economist at the Center of Budget and Policy Priorities recently discussed the October Jobs Report on Make It Plain with Mark Thompson. If your “economic knowledge” only stems from drooling over Olivia Munn’s … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: A TOWN NAMED FERGUSON

There was a lot of news this past week. From US military action in Iraq, to ceasefires between Israel and Hamas to the death of Robin Williams and the death of a young NASCAR driver named Kevin Ward. But the … Continued

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PROGRESS THIS WEEK: A TOWN NAMED FERGUSON

There was a lot of news this past week. From US military action in Iraq, to ceasefires between Israel and Hamas to the death of Robin Williams and the death of a young NASCAR driver named Kevin Ward. But the … Continued

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Progress This Week: Cantor is gone-zo!

What appeared to be a status quo reelection of Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA) turned out to be a massive upset with Tea Party nobody Dave Brat decisively whipping Cantor’s tail. Since that news broke the big debate in Washington (especially in … Continued

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Progress This Week: Cantor is gone-zo!

What appeared to be a status quo reelection of Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA) turned out to be a massive upset with Tea Party nobody Dave Brat decisively whipping Cantor’s tail. Since that news broke the big debate in Washington (especially in … Continued

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SiriusXM remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., SiriusXM is ringing in a series of special programming on the brink of the nationwide holiday. The Press Pool — Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration This year marks the 50th … Continued

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SiriusXM remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., SiriusXM is ringing in a series of special programming on the brink of the nationwide holiday. The Press Pool — Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration This year marks the 50th … Continued

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RIP Nelson Mandela (1918-2013): Live Memorial coverage on SiriusXM POTUS

South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and the first black president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, passed away at home Thursday at the age of 95 years old. His memorial service will be carried live in its entirety on Tuesday, December 10 … Continued

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RIP Nelson Mandela (1918-2013): Live Memorial coverage on SiriusXM POTUS

South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and the first black president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, passed away at home Thursday at the age of 95 years old. His memorial service will be carried live in its entirety on Tuesday, December 10 … Continued

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SiriusXM’s Moral Monday discusses current legislation in North Carolina

On a special edition of Make It Plain, Mark Thompson broadcasted live from North Carolina’s Moral Monday Movement on SiriusXM Progress. The Moral Monday protests began last April, after the legislature — with a heavy Republican dominance — introduced a … Continued

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SiriusXM’s Moral Monday discusses current legislation in North Carolina

On a special edition of Make It Plain, Mark Thompson broadcasted live from North Carolina’s Moral Monday Movement on SiriusXM Progress. The Moral Monday protests began last April, after the legislature — with a heavy Republican dominance — introduced a … Continued

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