Archive for February, 2010


Antoinette Davis, Shaniya’s Mother, Released on Bail

• February 26, 2010 • 4 Comments

Weekend Music, February 19-21, 2010: “(I Ain’t Gonna Play) Sun City,” Artists United Against Apartheid, 1985

• February 21, 2010 • Comments Off on Weekend Music, February 19-21, 2010: “(I Ain’t Gonna Play) Sun City,” Artists United Against Apartheid, 1985

Tiger: Okay, Now Can We Let Him Alone?

• February 20, 2010 • Comments Off on Tiger: Okay, Now Can We Let Him Alone?

Shani Davis Wins Olympic Gold for 1,000 Meter Ice Sprint

• February 18, 2010 • Comments Off on Shani Davis Wins Olympic Gold for 1,000 Meter Ice Sprint

Pittsburgh Resident Curtis Mitchell: Killed by EMS Laziness?

• February 18, 2010 • 8 Comments

“I am Sean Bell,” a Film by Stacey Muhammad

• February 18, 2010 • Comments Off on “I am Sean Bell,” a Film by Stacey Muhammad

Sean Bell’s Killers Are Not Going to Face Trial

• February 17, 2010 • Comments Off on Sean Bell’s Killers Are Not Going to Face Trial

BREAKING: Tiger Woods Will Make a Public Statement at a Press Conference Friday

• February 17, 2010 • Comments Off on BREAKING: Tiger Woods Will Make a Public Statement at a Press Conference Friday

Mardi Gras, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 16, 2010, w/Updates

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The Mardi Gras Indians Will Be Marching Tomorrow, Fat Tuesday, February 16, 2010

• February 15, 2010 • Comments Off on The Mardi Gras Indians Will Be Marching Tomorrow, Fat Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Poet Lucille Clifton, 73, Two Time Nominee for Pulitzer Prize, Joins the Ancestors

• February 15, 2010 • Comments Off on Poet Lucille Clifton, 73, Two Time Nominee for Pulitzer Prize, Joins the Ancestors

Bummer! Maria Pinto, One of the First Lady’s Favorite Designers, Closes Her Doors

• February 15, 2010 • Comments Off on Bummer! Maria Pinto, One of the First Lady’s Favorite Designers, Closes Her Doors

Derrion Albert Update: Fifth Chicago Youth Arrested in Beating Death, While Chicago Public Schools Fail to Provide a “Culture of Calm”

• February 15, 2010 • 1 Comment

A Valentine for You Sistas: From “Diva,” Wilhelmenia Wiggins Fernandez, Aria from ‘La Wally,’ 1981

• February 12, 2010 • Comments Off on A Valentine for You Sistas: From “Diva,” Wilhelmenia Wiggins Fernandez, Aria from ‘La Wally,’ 1981

All The Scholar Ladies, Get An A on It

• February 12, 2010 • Comments Off on All The Scholar Ladies, Get An A on It

“Suddenly” Dane County Has a Heroin Problem? Five Overdose Deaths Reported in January

• February 11, 2010 • 2 Comments

John Mayer is an Idiot, with an Update

• February 11, 2010 • Comments Off on John Mayer is an Idiot, with an Update

Parts of The Saints’ Victory Parade You Missed…

• February 10, 2010 • Comments Off on Parts of The Saints’ Victory Parade You Missed…

Did the Earth Move Under Your Feet? 4.3 Magnitude Illinois Earthquake Felt in Milwaukee and Kenosha

• February 10, 2010 • Comments Off on Did the Earth Move Under Your Feet? 4.3 Magnitude Illinois Earthquake Felt in Milwaukee and Kenosha

New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl Parade Celebration Webcast This Afternoon…and What the Win May Mean to The Ninth Ward

• February 9, 2010 • Comments Off on New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl Parade Celebration Webcast This Afternoon…and What the Win May Mean to The Ninth Ward

And So It Begins: Dr. Conrad Murray Surrenders for Arraignment; Joe and LaToya Still Insist It’s Murder

• February 9, 2010 • Comments Off on And So It Begins: Dr. Conrad Murray Surrenders for Arraignment; Joe and LaToya Still Insist It’s Murder

Singer Bill Withers on Tavis Smiley’s PBS Show

• February 8, 2010 • 2 Comments

Dr. Conrad Murray Does the Perp Walk; Jackson Family in Attendance at Arraignment

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The Ain’ts They Aren’t – Saints Win The Super Bowl

• February 8, 2010 • Comments Off on The Ain’ts They Aren’t – Saints Win The Super Bowl