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Lenny McAllister

Lenny McAllister
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Lenny McAllister is the host of the radio show “Get Right with Lenny McAllister” found on LMGILIVE.com and often re-broadcast on Politic365. He appears weekly on “CNN Saturday Morning” with host Randi Kaye and former DNC Communications Director Maria Cardona at 10:30 AM Eastern Time. He also regularly appears weekdays on CNN's "Early Start" at 5am - 7am and "CNN Newsroom" at 12:30pm Eastern. He also appears as a political commentator on multiple outlets including Sirius-XM Radio, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, ABC Radio in Australia, and Chicago Public Radio. Lenny has written previously for a number of publications including Rushmore Drive, Global Grind, and The Chicago Defender. In 2009, McAllister was a panelist at the 10th Annual State of the Black Union and the CNN panel discussion Young & Black In America: Empowering the Next Generation of African American Leaders. In 2010, Lenny was featured in the Studio 360 series “American Icons” in the episode, The Autobiography of Malcolm X. He was also featured in the November 2010 Essence Magazine roundtable discussion “Race (Still) Matters” that featured the Rev. Al Sharpton, NAACP President Ben Jealous, and CNN’s Soledad O’Brien.

Missed Foreign Opportunities Won’t Be Soon Missed

The criticism over Mitt Romney's performance overseas recently won't mean much by the time the general election kicks into full swing. There has been a...

Could Electoral College Tie in 2012 Lead to Obama Victory?

With the recent CNN report that the Electoral College could be tied after the November election, could the Obamacare ruling show a hint to...

Obama, Romney and the Olympic Size Inspiration Gap in 2012

Despite the onslaught of SuperPAC ads and campaign efforts, many voters are fired up about beating the other guy – not upholding their own...

A Bunch of Filler Over Chick-Fil-A

When the CEO of Amazon puts down a cool $2 million to support gay marriage, his advocacy is championed. When the founder of Chick-Fil-A...

Black Republicans Key in Voter Validation Efforts and Stopping Voter Suppression

Without the unique positioning of Black Republicans to mitigate the differences between appropriate voter validation efforts and unethical voter suppression actions, the GOP will...

How Much Does “The White Elephant in the Room” Really Matter...

Even if Mitt Romney continues to be painted as the “whitest,” gaffe-prone, most “out-of-touch” presidential candidate in decades by the media, campaign ads, and...

Freedom, James Holmes, Chicago, the NRA, Columbine and Fundamental Change

Whether it is Chicago or Colorado, gun violence is gripping the nation. Yet, we have to decide: is it enough to change our nation...

#CrisisInChicago: Education Unity Over Unions to Stop Violence in Chicago

It may seem like violence is all about crime and values, but overlooking the role of decades of poor educational models impacting Chicago's communities...

#CrisisInChicago: Unlucky on Friday the 13th, Unlucky Approaching Our Misfortune

This Friday the 13th brings reflections of what is needed on the individual level to address the #CrisisInChicago Fridays falling on the 13th are supposed...

Even if Obama Wins, His Legacy Continues to Lose

Regardless of how all of the votes in Washington turn out for President Obama this week, his presidential legacy will likely continue to take...