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Open Thread: What was your favorite (or most memorable) African American Moment of 2008?

We saw one of the greatest African American moments in African American history on Nov 4th when Barack Obama was elected the 44th president of these United States.  Hello, Negro wants to know about the other moments that you feel … Continue reading

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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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Yes WE Did: Barack Obama wins the Presidency of the United States of America

I’m going to write something deep and heartfelt later today when I really have a chance to let Barack Obama’s win sink in. I’m going to get all profound (hopefully) and really do this historic event in America’s history justice. … Continue reading

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Do Not Wear Obama Shirts to the Polls: It’s not personal, it’s just the law

Wouldn’t you just know it…another way to hinder people from voting…tisk tisk. Mr. T in DC gave the heads up to Washington DC folk on his blog about this (below). It’s basically like walking into your polling place with a … Continue reading

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Nominate Hello Negro

Once again it’s on! The 2008 Black Weblog Awards is back for a fourth year, celebrating the best and brightest in the Black blogosphere. Nominate Hello Negro for Blog to Watch!!!

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“Black” is in fashion at Vogue in July

Black is really “the new BLACK”…but we already knew that. I guess Vogue magazine knows too. Allegations of racism and discrimination in the fickle fashion world have surfaced after Franca Sozzani, editor of the global style bible Vogue Italia, confirmed … Continue reading

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R Kelly got off: Don’t act like you’re surprised!

Aaron McGruder had it right all along (see video). And who’s surprised…no body! I mean it took more than half a decade to get him in court. One of the craziest things about the end of this ordeal is that … Continue reading

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Jay-Z and Beyonce Marriage Rumors are the talk of the Black Blogosphere

Here’s what I heard… There was a swirl of activity Friday at the rap mogul’s Tribeca apartment. Delivery trucks funneled in and out of the building, dropping off silver candelabras and white flowers. A white tent was set up on … Continue reading

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Only one Black nominee on the televised Oscars…

Ruby Dee And she didn’t win.  Surprise, surprise.

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Chris Rock’s 2008 Election Analysis

This is from a few months ago…still love it!!!! Hilarious! Click here-  glumbert.com (for some reason I can’t embed the video)

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