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Archive for August 7th, 2012

Jaden Smith Releases New Video ‘Pumped Up Kicks (Like Me)’

Will and Jaden Pinkett Smith have another singer in the family. Jaden Smith releases new video, “Pumped Up Kicks (Like Me)”

by Janet Shan· · Black Entertainment News
Newsweek Magazine Sexually Suggestive Food Cover is Plain Disgusting

Newsweek Magazine Sexually Suggestive Food Cover is Plain Disgusting

The latest Newsweek magazine cover is a bit much, but then again, they will do anything to sell more magazines. The cover below is deliberately sexually suggestive of oral sex. Sorry, but this is no longer journalism and Newsweek magazine needs to die a slow death.  

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · WTF
President Obama tells Black Enterprise Magazine ‘I am Not the President of Black America’

President Obama tells Black Enterprise Magazine ‘I am Not the President of Black America’

Black Enterprise magazine interviewed President Obama recently and addressed the issue of him not doing enough for black businesses, saying he is the president of the entire United States of America, not Black America. This can’t possibly resonate well with Tavis Smiley and Cornel West. We know Al Sharpton won’t […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections, Race in America

Former Atlanta Hawks All-Star Dan Roundfield Drowns in Aruba

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of former Atlanta Hawks All-Star Dan Roundfield who drowned off the coast of Aruba yesterday, awe24.com reports. His wife had reportedly become distressed while swimming at Baby Beach and Roundfield tried to assist her. His body was found an hour later. The Aruba […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Sports News
Gold Medal Gymnast Gabby Douglas Slams Father, Staff Sgt. Timothy Douglas, as ‘Deadbeat Dad’

Gold Medal Gymnast Gabby Douglas Slams Father, Staff Sgt. Timothy Douglas, as ‘Deadbeat Dad’

Gold medal winning gymnast Gabby Douglas let loose on her father, Staff Sgt. Timothy Douglas, slamming him as a ‘deadbeat dad’ after he left her mother with a mountain of bills. Douglas, who failed in her final bid to win another medal after falling off the balance beam, said her […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Families, London Olympics
Lawsuit:  Predominantly White Winchester CT Deliberately Keeping Non-Whites Out by Denying Housing Benefits

Lawsuit: Predominantly White Winchester CT Deliberately Keeping Non-Whites Out by Denying Housing Benefits

Predominantly white Winchester CT accused of deliberately keeping non-white residents out, according to a lawsuit. Winchester, which has a population of 11,000, contains no black families. The lawsuit, which was filed last week, alleges town officials directed housing subsidies to white families to avoid an influx of ethnic minorities. Courthouse News […]

by Janet Shan· · Lawsuits
Drudge Report:  Source Says Obama Believes Romney Wants Gen. David Petraeus as VP

Drudge Report: Source Says Obama Believes Romney Wants Gen. David Petraeus as VP

The Drudge Report is starting some mess today, saying a “source” said President Obama believes Mitt Romney wants Gen. David Petraeus as his running mate. Drudge Report:  President Obama whispered to a top fundraiser this week that he believes GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney wants to name Gen. David Petraeus […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections
Cameroonian Athletes Including Drusille Ngako, Paul Ekane Edingue and Thomas Essomba Abscond from London Olympics

Cameroonian Athletes Including Drusille Ngako, Paul Ekane Edingue and Thomas Essomba Abscond from London Olympics

BBC AFRICA:  Seven Cameroonian athletes have absconded while in Britain for the Olympics, officials say. The seven, including five boxers, are suspected of having decided to stay in Europe for economic reasons, Reuters news agency reports. A reserve goalkeeper for the women’s soccer team, Drusille Ngako, was the first to disappear, […]

by Janet Shan· · London Olympics
Romney Campaign Tries to Get on Message With New Ad ‘Obama Guts Welfare Reform’

Romney Campaign Tries to Get on Message With New Ad ‘Obama Guts Welfare Reform’

Obama guts welfare reform:  The Romney campaign is trying its best to get back on track with a concerted new attack on President Obama in new 30-second advertisement, “Right Choice,” that says, “Obama guts welfare reform.” That would work except Mitt Romney’s record as governor of Massachusetts is just as questionable. […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections
Fast Five Director Justin Lin in Talks with Universal for Rodney King Film ‘L.A. Riots’

Fast Five Director Justin Lin in Talks with Universal for Rodney King Film ‘L.A. Riots’

Rodney King film coming. Fast Five director Justin Lin is in talks with Universal Pictures to direct L.A. Riots for Imagine Entertainment principals Ron Howard and Brian Grazer.  Rodney King, who died this summer, was viciously beaten by four LAPD officers 20 years ago, touching off riots that killed 53 […]