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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Weekly News Roundup

April 19, 2010 – April 25, 2010

How education became a black-and-white issue for Mississippi teenagers Stephanie McCrummen, Irish Times, April 25, 2010 Why are black youths more likely to die? Beverly A. McPhail, Houston Chronicle, April 23, 2010 Rally unites students Anthony Siino, The Orion, April 23, 2010 Program offers at-risk youth opportunities in nature Superior Telegram , Staff Writer, April […]

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Monday Morning (Mc)Nuggets

So much has happened since the late time I blogged, I figure I’d write a little blurb about everything. Just Wrong. Common and Queen Latifah are starring in a new movie.  I want to shoot myself.  It looks terrible.  I officially hate them both. So much that I want to pull a C. Delores Tucker […]

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Don’t Mess With Ernestine Shephard

ABC News | April 26, 2010 Body building grandma, 73, runs marathons, benches 150 lbs.

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Drake, Eminem and The Dream: Will their next albums be CLASSICS?

These three albums, I believe, will live up to the hype (and you are all welcome to publicly call me out if I’m wrong). I’ve got a sixth sense about these things, people.

It’s sort of what I do.

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The Legacy of Mentoring Lionesses: From Mary McLeod Bethune to Dr. Dorothy Height to Dr. Marian Wright Edelman

“Whatever glory belongs to the race for a development unprecedented in history for the given length of time, a full share belongs to the womanhood of the race.”–Mary McLeod Bethune “As more women enter public life, I see developing a more humane society. The growth and development of children no longer will depend solely upon […]

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Basketball Brothels

Typically, when one thinks of a whore house, they think of pimps and hookers, and more likely men buying and selling women. And while brothels sometimes turn out larger profits, offer more secure places to do business, and sometimes do drug testing, they aren’t much different from some of the lower class street operations. In […]

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Boondocks Season 3 Clip

New Season Premieres May 2, 2010 on Adult Swim

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All Fried Everything

As if fast-food isn’t deadly enough, KFC has recently released the ultimate monument to fatness, the Double Down. This thing is a bacon-and-cheese sandwich on fried chicken that I’m certain is somehow related to the Luther Burger. The Double Down is a massive heart attack composed of two fried chicken filets slathered in “secret sauce”, […]

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Why Can’t a Successful Black Woman Find a Man?

ABC | April 21, 2010 Click here to watch other clips from last night’s Nightline special.

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Political Nudeness: Erykah Badu’s Window Seat

Imagine walking in downtown Chicago or on any main avenue in a well-populated city. A black women (that is not noticed on an average day) is walking down that street and she takes her shoes off directly in front of you, and tosses them to the side. Now you, the curious onlooker might think that […]

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