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Don Imus: Profile and Reactions

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Don Imus: Profile and Reactions

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Don Imus: Profile and Reactions

Don Imus: Profile and Reactions

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There are still calls for Don Imus' ban from radio following his remarks about the Rutgers University women's basketball team. Imus has been suspended; as major advertisers withdraw from MSNBC's schedule, his future is shaky.

Steve Proffitt offers background on the embattled talk show host, and several accomplished black women tell Karen Grigsby Bates why Imus' comments left them feeling hurt and angry.

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