Monthly Archives: November 2007

Chocolate: The taste of Slavery

“There may be a hidden ingredient in the chocolate cake you baked, the candy bars you sold for your school fund-raiser, or that fudge-ripple ice cream cone you enjoyed on Saturday afternoon”, says Sudarsan Raghavan and Sumana Chatterjee Knight Ridder … Continue reading

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Tay Zonday is selling Cherry Chocolate Rain

“This is the Web. And it’s going to murder your TV.” To promote their new Cherry Chocolate flavor, Dr. Pepper has employed viral video wonder, 25 yr old Ph.D. candidate Adam Nyerere Bahner, aka Tay “Chocolate Rain” Zonday. His newest … Continue reading

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Divorce goes slow after Juanita Bynum’s Essence article

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that the divorce case of national evangelist Juanita Bynum and her estranged husband have broken down since the pastor dished about her troubled marriage in Essence magazine. Attorney for Bishop Thomas W. Weeks III said … Continue reading

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World Aids Day: Black People are letting HIV/Aids happen to them

As we prepare to remember the legacy of HIV/Aids tomorrow on World Aids Day 2007, DEC 1, I just can’t believe that we’ve let Aids ravish the Black Community like this. Who in the Hell left the gate open?? Here … Continue reading

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Where am I at? With Mickey Avalon, of course

If you are like me, you said “Who the hell is that??” when you saw the new Boost Mobile Television ads featuring Young Jeezy and Jermaine Dupri. The “David Bowie Pretty” white “guy” is Mickey Avalon. Did this match up … Continue reading

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Rodney King gets shot. Can’t we all just stay out of the news?

Can’t we all just get along?  Can’t you just stay the hell out of the news, my brother?  Why is Rodney King back in the news?  He was shot on Wednesday.  CNN is reporting that Rialto, California, Police Department Sgt. … Continue reading

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South African Lesbians and Rape as a Hate Crime

Rape for Who I Am is a documentary about the plight of South African lesbians.  As well as facing institutional discrimination and a lack of support from their families, lesbians in South Africa run the risk of being raped because … Continue reading

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Robert Gray and Keisha Williams’s engagement: Remember the Ritz

Here’s their story. To see the slide show of this Atlanta couple’s lavish engagement that became a viral internet wonder and online smash hit, Remember the Ritz, visit http://www.photosbyknight.com/gray/ They now have a new website, www.sincetheproposal.com. See their blog page … Continue reading

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Where’s My Change

LMAO…I’ve seen this more times than I can remember and it’s still funny.  Lord, the tension between the Black community and Asian businesses in the black community…what a powder keg.

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Khiel Coppin, an unarmed Black 18-year-old killed by police.

Khiel Coppin has joined the ranks of Sean Bell, Timothy Stansbury, Ousmane Zongo, Patrick Dorismond, Amadou Diallo, and a score of others whose names are already fading in memory. These are names that appear on no bronzed monument, but if … Continue reading

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