Thanks for commenting. I believe you missed my point about Steve Harvey. It is true that money drives the entertainment industry. Steve got that much right. What I find reprehensible about Steve’s comment is that he says he will turn his back on integrity if integrity got in between him and a dollar. I could have forsaken my integrity and joined the Black bandwagon and fell in line with support for Smollett's equally reprehensible behavior, but I chose to speak to the truth and not to the dollars I could receive by writing a piece in support of Smollett that flatters the Black psyche’s need to support Blacks even when they are on the wrong side of the issue.

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Harvey is Living Now Book Awards 2020 Bronze Medalist for his memoir Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance. Available at haroldmichaelharvey.com

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