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“Don’t Sleep” Eve

Not sure how to feel or what to think today.  I’m too busy working! 

It’s been 9 months since my last newscast at CNN.  And, tomorrow, my new chapter and my new show begin.  I’m surrounded today by family, friends, and supporters.  I’m fielding phone calls, emails, text messages, and tweets of support.  I’m humbled by the kinds words but also the expectations.  

One problem:  I can’t sleep.  I haven’t had a good night of rest in forever.  So, when you see me walk out on the set on Monday night for the premiere of “Don’t Sleep,” please ignore the bags under my eyes.  I promise there will be a pep in my step.

Also, in just a bit, I’ll let you know who will be joining me as guests for the first week of “Don’t Sleep.”

T. J.

Back to our old ways in 2012

The next time President Obama addresses an audience of African Americans, I would love for him to step to the podium and say this:  “C’mon, folks.  Who are we kidding?  You know you’re going to vote for me.  You know it, and I know it.  Yes, I love you.  And, I’m thankful for your support, which both of us know I’m going to get again this November.  So, why are we even going through this exercise, huh?  Why?!  Let’s stop kidding ourselves.  I’ve already got your vote.” READ MORE