For All Points-Of-The-View.
May 26, 2011
Essence Magazine used to be the preeminent magazine for Black women in the U.S. They, like many Black publications, have lost their relevance; and in the process become an embarrassment to the very group they claim to target.
Essence was founded in 1968 by Ed Lewis, Clarence Smith, Cecil Hollingworth, Jonathan Blount, and Denise Clark. Their initial circulation began at around 50,000 per month and now is estimated…Continue
May 19, 2011
Rick Welts, “I’m gay.” Don Lemon, “I’m gay.” Will Sheridan, “I’m gay.” Uhhhhhhhhhh, ENOUGH!
Who cares? Does the public really care about their sex lives? Who these people choose to be romantic with is of no concern to me and should be of no concern to those who know them.
Rick Welts is the president of the Phoenix Suns professional basketball team. He is very well…Continue
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May 12, 2011
Last night Michelle Obama hosted an “Evening of Poetry” at the White House. She invited an eclectic group of poets to recite their poetry. But, Fox News and right wing radio has singled out one performer—the Grammy award winning rapper Common—to be on the receiving end of their ire.
I don’t listen to his music, but from talking with friends who know him, he seems to be a nice enough guy…Continue
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May 5, 2011
Of course all the talk this week has been of the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan by the elite Navy SEAL Team 6. I was hoping, at least in the U.S., that this event would allow America to come together, if only for a moment, and reflect on what makes America such a wonderful place. But, I guess I was a bit too optimistic!
The word SEAL is an abbreviation for SEa, Air and…Continue
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