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Joy Reid Becomes Rare Black Woman To Host Evening News Show

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Joy Reid Becomes Rare Black Woman To Host Evening News Show

By Karen Robinson-Jacobs via


Joy Reid, a spirited commentator and frequent critic of President Donald Trump, will host a daily primetime cable news show on MSNBC—filling a slot open since March, when “Hardball” host Chris Matthews made a sudden, controversial exit—making her the only Black woman hosting a major nightly prime-time news slot, according to media reports.

Reid, who has been an MSNBC correspondent and already hosts a……

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