Archive for July 2010

UH OH: Obama hits the campaign trail as his poll numbers tank

U.S. president Barack Obama’s already abysmal approval numbers have hit a new low. According to Rasmussen Reports: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows that 25% of the nation’s voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-five percent (45%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a…

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fanMAIL: Empowering Black Youth

This video doesn’t contain images of nudity, violence, hood rat beat downs or Kat Stacks, so you probably won’t watch it. And those of you who say I never post positive things on my blog will probably ignore this post like you do all my other positive posts. But I’m posting this anyway in the…

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Celebs Out & About: Chris Bosh, Foxy Brown

Did I already mention that Miami Heat star Chris Bosh was off the market? Well, Chris and his girlfriend stepped out last night for a bite to eat at Prime KO in New York City. Neither of them looked happy to be ambushed by the paparazzi. But that is the price of fame. Credit: Splash…

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Celebs Out & About: Usher and chris brown

According to Miss Xpose, disgraced singer and convicted woman beater chris brown joined R&B crooner Usher onstage at the Sumfest in Jamaica. Brown, who can’t get any love in the U.S. is forced to travel out of the country if he wants to perform. Both narcissists seemed more than happy to see each other as…

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Celebs Out & About: Angelina Jolie, Christina Milian, Serena Williams

My apologies for the slow posts today. There’s a lot going on that I can’t mention on the blog right now. Hopefully it will all be over soon. Leggy singer Christina Milian was spotted heading out for a girls dinner with tennis star Serena Williams at upscale restaurant Madeo in Beverly Hills last night. The…

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Idiot Throws Beer, Ice at The Game and His Son

Why would anyone — drunk or sober — throw beer and ice at a man holding his small child? Are thugs that damn disrespectful? According to Chopitupmag.com, slight mayhem ensued when outraged rapper The Game leaped into an audience looking for the nut who doused his son with a cup of beer and ice at…

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CNN: Is it the return of Lauryn Hill?

Hill, 35, is scheduled to perform in a few shows as part of the lineup of the Rock the Bells tour. In the past few days, a previously unheard track titled “Repercussions” which is purported to be of her singing has hit the Web. The notoriously private singer also recently gave an interview to National…

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Maureen Dowd: ‘Obama Needs Some Black People Around Him’

Famed NY Times columnist Maureen Dowd tackles last week’s biggest story, the one that Hot Air refers to as the l’affair Sherrod. The West Wing white guys who pushed to ditch Shirley Sherrod before Glenn Beck could pounce not only didn’t bother to Google, they weren’t familiar enough with civil rights history to recognize the…

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The Urban Blogosphere Reacts to Jermaine Dupri Threatening a Blogger *Update*

Over the weekend I received numerous emails and phones calls from fellow bloggers and non-bloggers expressing concern and encouragement. Update: Earlier I wrote that not one female blogger was among them. But I was wrong. Blogger K.I.M., who is also an industry veteran, did write a post in support. Thanks to longtime member Attorneymom for…

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