Archive for May, 2011

Meanwhile, Back in Wisconsin: JoAnne Kloppenburg Concedes

• May 31, 2011 • Comments Off on Meanwhile, Back in Wisconsin: JoAnne Kloppenburg Concedes

Bernice King, Youngest Daughter of Martin and Coretta, Quitting Eddie Long and New Birth

• May 31, 2011 • Comments Off on Bernice King, Youngest Daughter of Martin and Coretta, Quitting Eddie Long and New Birth

Technical Difficulties: Vodpod Grabbing, Firefox, WordPress and Upgrading

• May 29, 2011 • Comments Off on Technical Difficulties: Vodpod Grabbing, Firefox, WordPress and Upgrading

The Ancestors Welcome Poet-Singer-Musician Gil Scott-Heron, Known For “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”; Father of the Spoken Word Movement and a Progenitor of Hip Hop

• May 28, 2011 • Comments Off on The Ancestors Welcome Poet-Singer-Musician Gil Scott-Heron, Known For “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”; Father of the Spoken Word Movement and a Progenitor of Hip Hop

As You Prepare to Drive to Your Memorial Day Destination, Take Time to Check Out Mark Fiore’s “Oil Anthem”

• May 27, 2011 • Comments Off on As You Prepare to Drive to Your Memorial Day Destination, Take Time to Check Out Mark Fiore’s “Oil Anthem”

BREAKING: Bishop Eddie Long Settles With His Four Young Accusers

• May 26, 2011 • 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Back in Wisconsin: Judge Rules Against Walker’s Anti-Union Bill on a Technicality; But Walker and The Fitzgeralds Could Still Ram It Through Again

• May 26, 2011 • Comments Off on Meanwhile, Back in Wisconsin: Judge Rules Against Walker’s Anti-Union Bill on a Technicality; But Walker and The Fitzgeralds Could Still Ram It Through Again

Preview of Bill Duke’s “Dark Girls,” A Documentary About Dark Skin Prejudice and How It Affects Dark-Skinned Black Women

• May 26, 2011 • 17 Comments

Satoshi Kanazawa May Lose His Job Over His “Psychology Today” Article That ‘Black Women Are Less Attractive’ Than Other Women (And He Should)

• May 26, 2011 • 3 Comments

Don’t Say Gay, Say Takei

• May 23, 2011 • Comments Off on Don’t Say Gay, Say Takei

The President and The First Lady in Ireland

• May 23, 2011 • 1 Comment

Mario McNeill, Accused Killer of Shaniya Davis, Wants Bail

• May 23, 2011 • Comments Off on Mario McNeill, Accused Killer of Shaniya Davis, Wants Bail

Can Cuba Gooding Jr. Still Bust a Move?

• May 22, 2011 • Comments Off on Can Cuba Gooding Jr. Still Bust a Move?

Meanwhile, Back in Wisconsin: In the “If It’s Not Broke, Don’t Fix It” Category, GOP Voter Suppression–Um!–Voter Fraud Bill Passes

• May 20, 2011 • Comments Off on Meanwhile, Back in Wisconsin: In the “If It’s Not Broke, Don’t Fix It” Category, GOP Voter Suppression–Um!–Voter Fraud Bill Passes

Schwarzenegger Puts Reviving His Film Career On Hold, Plus News Outlets Are Baying to Publish a Photo of His Newly-Acknowledged Child

• May 19, 2011 • Comments Off on Schwarzenegger Puts Reviving His Film Career On Hold, Plus News Outlets Are Baying to Publish a Photo of His Newly-Acknowledged Child

Mildred Patricia Baena Revealed As The Mother of Schwarzenegger’s Child; But Rumors Abound That There Is Yet Another Child

• May 18, 2011 • 2 Comments

The President at Booker T. Washington High School Commencement, Memphis, Tennessee, May 16, 2011

• May 17, 2011 • Comments Off on The President at Booker T. Washington High School Commencement, Memphis, Tennessee, May 16, 2011

Arnold Schwartzenegger Admits To Fathering a Child With Household Family Staffer Before He Became Governor of California

• May 17, 2011 • Comments Off on Arnold Schwartzenegger Admits To Fathering a Child With Household Family Staffer Before He Became Governor of California

“Le Grand Séducteur”–IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn–Takes The Perp Walk for Sexually Assaulting a Hotel Maid, An African Immigrant Woman

• May 16, 2011 • 3 Comments

The First Lady at Spelman College, Atlanta, May 15, 2011

• May 16, 2011 • Comments Off on The First Lady at Spelman College, Atlanta, May 15, 2011

Judge Says Bishop Eddie Long Sex Case “Likely” to Go to Trial

• May 13, 2011 • Comments Off on Judge Says Bishop Eddie Long Sex Case “Likely” to Go to Trial

“Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans” Here for a Limited Time Only

• May 13, 2011 • 2 Comments

Author Walter Dean Myers: It’s Back to The Fifties with Every (Black) Man/Woman for Themselves

• May 11, 2011 • Comments Off on Author Walter Dean Myers: It’s Back to The Fifties with Every (Black) Man/Woman for Themselves

Cut Steeler Rashard Mendenhall, An Athlete Thinking Aloud, Some Slack

• May 11, 2011 • Comments Off on Cut Steeler Rashard Mendenhall, An Athlete Thinking Aloud, Some Slack

Aretha Is Back

• May 10, 2011 • Comments Off on Aretha Is Back