First Amendment Today, May 23, 2018: Kendrick Lamar Singalong Goes Awry in Alabama; Aaron Schlossberg Says ‘Sorry’; NFL Mulls 15-Yard Penalty for Pulling a Kaepernick


Kendrick Lamar schooled a white fan who failed to self-censor the n-word during an onstage singalong of “m.A.A.d City” at an Alabama concert

Photo of rapper Kendrick Lamar onstage at the Pitchfork Music Festival 2012
Kendrick Lamar during a performance at the Pitchfork Music Festival in 2012 (Gozamos via Flickr)

The NFL is considering a 15-yard penalty for taking a knee, Colin Kaepernick-style, during the National Anthem

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Aaron “My next call will be to ICE” Schlossberg says he’s not racist and that he loves NYC’s “remarkable diversity.” Riiight.

Border Patrol agent detains two U.S. citizens for speaking Spanish at a Montana convenience store

EPA blocks reporters from AP, CNN, and E&E News from an event where agency chief Scott Pruitt was speaking; guards shove AP scribe

Federal court rules FDA’s new health warnings for stogies do not violate First Amendment

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Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice demands no media presence at UC–San Diego’s “Women in Leadership” panel

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Chinese judge sentences Tibetan activist to five years for his comments in 2015 New York Times documentary

See also:
“First Amendment Today, May 22, 2018: ‘Cum’ Censoring in South Carolina, Lawn-Shaming in Texas, …and more T-Shirt Troubles”

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Stephen Lemons is an award-winning investigative journalist with more than 20 years of experience covering everything from government corruption to white-supremacist gangs. In addition to Front Page Confidential, his work has appeared in Phoenix New Times, the Los Angeles Times,, and the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report magazine.

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