“Rocky” and “The Last Temptation of Christ”: How Comedy Is Taking a Stand Against Hate Speech Lawsuits

A few weeks ago, we talked to comedian and actor Patrick Henry about how he and the rest of his comedy team are taking a stand against hate speech lawsuits.Today, Henry says the legal battle is just getting started.We’re also looking at some of the other big names who’ve made headlines in the wake of …

Mike Tyson’s ‘The Life and Times of Patrick Henry’ is a masterpiece of blackness

Mike Tyson is one of the most influential African American athletes of all time.And in the words of one of his former coaches, he was “one of the greats.”So how does it feel to have been the first black athlete to win a major professional sports award?To be nominated for a Heisman Trophy?And to win …

Free speech amendment wins approval from US Senate

LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Sen. Patrick Henry spoke Monday to the Senate about the upcoming showdown between the Obama administration and the Republican-led House over the Affordable Care Act.Henry told the Senate Judiciary Committee that the amendment to the USA Patriot Act would help prevent future mass shootings.The amendment, introduced Monday by Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), would …