Dr. Maya Angelou: Wear Sky Blue For Community Healing
This is the weekend for Community Healing Days. It’s the third weekend in October designed to raise awareness about the continued effects of the myths of black inferiority and white superiority and a call to action for people to eliminate the lies once and for all.
DMX Has No Regrets Going To Prison
I couldn’t help thinking about rapper DMX and doing time behind bars. He says he has no regrets about going to prison. He says it made him a better person.
Esquire Names Rihanna Sexiest Woman Alive
Congrats to Barbados-born singer Rihanna. Esquire has named her the Sexiest Woman Alive for 2011. Her nude cover shot is featured in the November issue of the magazine on newsstands now.
Steve Jobs Died Of Respiratory Arrest In His Home
The salutes, tributes and kind words will continue about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. He was an icon, innovator and creative genius. Jobs died last week after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer. Not much was mentioned about how he died and where...
Spectator Throws Hot Dog At Tiger Woods
Seems like hot dogs and Tiger Woods are not a good mix. A fan over the weekend threw a hot dog at the golfer. It happened on the seventh green at the CordeValle Golf Club at the Frys.com Open in Northern, CA.
NBC Picks Up Snoop Dogg’s Family Sitcom
Congrats to rapper- actor Snoop Dogg. There’s word that NBC picked up his family sitcom where he will play the father. Veteran comedy writer Don Reo is also involved in the project, which was meant for Warner Bros TV but ended up with NBC with a script commitment.
Denzel Washington Donates Over $2 Million To Fordham University
Kudos to Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington for donating over $2 million to Fordham University for a scholarship for minority theatre majors. It also creates the Denzel Washington Chair in Theatre.
50 Cent Writes Children’s Book, Deals With Bullying
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson has a new tilte to his name, author. 50 cent has penned a novel for teens called Playground. The book follows a troubled 13-year old teen named Butterball. The character mimics a younger Jackson and his experience with bullying.
Eddie Murphy Drops $200K On Mercedes-Benz
From the nice to have money file. Congrats to actor-comedian Eddie Murphy. There’s word that Murphy bought a 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. He was seen getting out of his luxury ride over the weekend in L.A.
Thank You: Take The Dare, Live The Challenge
Life moves so fast that we forget the many things we should be thankful for. These are the things we usually take for granted. I think you know what I mean. We are not talking rocket science here. We are talking basic facts.
Rapper Jim Jones Drops $20K On Champagne
How would you celebrate a friend’s birthday?. If your rapper Jim Jones, you take him to a New York City nightclub and let the champagne flow. I hear he ordered 32 bottles of Moet to the tune of $20k. If that’s not enough, he gave the server a $6k tip. Talk about a big tipper. I'm sure the bartender was grinning from ear to ear.
T.I Celebrating Halfway House Release With A Big Bash
There’s word that rapper T.I. is celebrating his halfway house release this week by hosting a $100k Atlanta brunch for 150 of his friends. $20k will be spent on food and another $8k on dessert.