Monthly Archives: December 2008

RIP Eartha Kitt: One of the most sultry women who ever lived

Christmas is a little less merrier this year with the loss of Eartha Kitt, diva and legend.  She was the ultimate Catwoman.  I loved her in Boomerang playing Lady Eloise.  “Marcussss, Darlingggg!”  Too Funny.  Rest in Peace Yahoo – Dec … Continue reading

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Holy Ghost Takeover…priceless

I’ve been on vacation since Obama won, but I’m now ready to be inserted back into the matrix. Below is one of my favorite videos for when I need a good laugh. I apologize in advance to those that might … Continue reading

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Obama: Dag, the brother can’t smoke, too??

I was reading this article this morning that basically tries to make the case that Obama should stop smoking. Mercury News Editorial – “Quit smoking. Now. Really. For good.We know it’s hard. If it weren’t, nobody would smoke anymore. And … Continue reading

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No. 5: Feds to interview Jesse Jackson Jr. as Part of Blagojevich Probe

Chicago Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., is the anonymous “Senate Candidate No. 5″ whose emissaries Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich reportedly offered up to $1 million to name him to the U.S. Senate, federal law enforcement sources tell ABC News. Dag, … Continue reading

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LA Obama campaign worker Kaylon Johnson beaten, he says for wearing an Obama shirt

This is ridiculous. Please pass this story around and blog about it so this man can get justice (not Just Us, ya dig)!!! We send love out to this brother and hope for his speedy recovery. This is Kaylon Johnson. … Continue reading

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Slaves in the White House

From a very interesting article in the International Herald Tribune… “…Slaves who worked inside and outside the White House were known for their labors. Washington planner Pierre L’Enfant rented slaves from nearby slaveowners to dig the foundation for the White … Continue reading

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American Music Inaugural Ball

Who: Dionne Warwick will host When: Jan. 20; there will be two balls–the Legends Ball from 8:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. and the Urban Ball from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Where: Wardman Park Marriott, 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, … Continue reading

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I need tickets: Oprah bringing show to DC for Obama’s inauguration

Props to DCist for Twittering this…lol. I need tickets people. I’m going to be on Oprah’s website day and night looking for those tickets. Oh my goodness I will be getting no sleep from Jan 19-20…good Lord. Access Hollywood gets … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert Vs. Kanye West: So it begins

“You’re Not The Voice Of A Generation. With All That Auto-Tuning, You’re Not Even The Voice Of Your Own Album” [I can't get this to embed so here is the link] Umm…Wow! That electronic voice crack…that had to hurt. I … Continue reading

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Obama is Ebony Magazine’s Person of the Year

Of course we are not surprised. If an African-American becoming the President of the United States doesn’t stand out as THE landmark event in the history of a magazine founded for African-American readers in 1942 and now reaching 12 million … Continue reading

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