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LISTEN: Martin Talks with Corey Ealons, Lenny McAllister To Hand out Year-End “Tell Me Awards” (NPR) (December 31, 2013)

In Audio on January 6, 2014 at 12:02 pm

Who had the best vocal performances in the world of politics and civics? Listen into this special edition of “Tell Me More” on National Public Radio (New Year’s Eve, 2013)

WASHINGTON, DC / PITTSBURGH  (December 31, 2013) – (Courtesy National Public Radio) Every year is filled with political missteps, blunders, and gaffes – and 2013 was no exception. Host Michel Martin sits down with former Obama administration adviser Corey Ealons and conservative commentator Lenny McAllister to hand out this year’s ‘Tell Me Awards’ for the best and worst political performances of the year.

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LISTEN: McAllister on NPR’s “The Barbershop” Talking Knockout, JFK (November 22, 2013)

In Audio on November 27, 2013 at 3:50 pm

Lenny McAllister talks about “the knockout game”, JFK, and contemporary America in this version of “The Barbershop” on National Public Radio


WASHINGTON / PITTSBURGH / USA (November 22, 2013) (Courtesy National Public Radio)

 The barbershop guys give their take on the news of the week. This week, they talk about a trend among teenagers — knocking innocent people out on the street. Guest host Celeste Headlee is joined by Jimi Izrael, Arsalan Iftikhar, Lenny McAllister and Fernando Vila.


Catch this version of “The Barbershop” on National Public Radio by clicking the hyperlink or the picture above. Also catch “The McAllister Minute” on the American Urban Radio Network, where “The McAllister Minute” commentary is aired on over 400 stations throughout the AURN network.

LISTEN: McAllister Sits In at “The Barbershop” on NPR

In Audio on October 27, 2013 at 9:40 am
Lenny at Greensboro Counter June 2013

CLICK PICTURE FOR SEGMENT (COURTESY NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO) “…We’re in era where racial animus is cool once again, and you can do it under the guise of saying, well, I voted for a black president, I’m not racist…(a)nd I think that anybody overlooks that is running a very dangerous risk…”

PITTSBURGH / CLEVELAND / CHICAGO / WASHINGTON, DC (October 25, 2013) (Courtesy of National Public Radio and WESA, Pittsburgh) A young black man is suing high-end retailer Barneys, saying he was arrested after buying a $350 belt. Host Michel Martin checks in with the Barbershop guys for a fresh cut on that story and the rest of the week’s news.

With us from Pittsburgh, Lenny McAllister. He’s host of “The McAllister Minute” on American Urban Radio Network. In Chicago, Arsalan Iftikhar. He’s senior editor of the Islamic Monthly and founder of And we caught up with him in St. Louis today from National Review magazine and the Texas Public Policy Foundation, chief counsel Mario Loyola.

“…we’re already risking a generation of African-American young men that are going to be lost…even if they’re talented, even if they’re doing the right things, they’re often overlooked by the mainstream whether it’s economically or in the media… we have to be very, very careful to be mindful… so that we can optimize all the talent in America, especially at a time where we’re struggling economically and socially…” (Lenny McAllister, “The Barbershop” )

Catch this version of “The Barbershop” by clicking the hyperlink or the picture above. Also catch “The McAllister Minute” on the American Urban Radio Network, where “The McAllister Minute” commentary is aired on over 400 stations throughout the AURN network.

LISTEN: McAllister Talks Jobs, Obamacare Defunding on NPR

In Audio on August 1, 2013 at 11:29 am
Lenny AJE June 28 2013 #2 (smile) (creative edit)

“…drawing the lines in the sand is not how you legislate. I know that it riles up everybody’s base to do this, but at some point in time, people have to understand…(t)his is about legislating and leading…”

CHICAGO (July 26, 2013) – (Courtesy National Public Radio) Guest host Celeste Headlee gets a wrap of the week’s political news with journalist Callie Crossley and conservative commentator Lenny McAllister. They talk about President Obama’s push to get the economy back on track, and the battle over the President’s health care law.

Listen to this debate segment on NPR’s “Tell Me More” by clicking HERE or by clicking on the picture above. Read the transcript to the segment “Should Congress Stop ‘Drawing Lines in the Sand’?” by clicking HERE.

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Fast and Furious and Political Decorum on NPR’s “Tell Me More”

In Audio on June 22, 2012 at 3:35 pm

Noted Republican commentator and strategist Lenny McAllister gave his perspectives on the latest in American politics during today’s national radio broadcast.

Senator Grassley brought up an interesting point…if the White House…had mostly clean hands with…Fast and Furious, why all of the sudden does executive privilege come into place now?

CHICAGO, IL (June 22, 2012) – Politic365 contributor and Republican strategist Lenny McAllister (author, “Spoken Thoughts of an Amalgamated Advocate in Today’s America”, coming in July 2012) speaks with “Tell Me More” host Michele Martin and speaks with The Washington Post’s Nia Malika Henderson on NPR Friday morning about the latest in politics, including the move to find Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. The conservation also covers how political decorum has eroded over the past few years, highlighted by recent events centered on addressing President Obama.

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