The buzz around news stations and blogs has been all about 50 Cent's recent car accident. James C. McKinley Jr. of Artsbeats Blog reports, "The rapper 50 Cent was hospitalized briefly Tuesday morning after a truck hit his car from behind on the Long Island Expressway, according to his Web site, ThisIs50. His publicist said that … Continue reading 50 Cent Injured in Car Accident
Oh man: The Kraft Food Facebook page got a dose of pride yesterday when the official image was temporarily changed to a rainbow Oreo. (It appears to be gone now.) We absolutely applaud Kraft and Nabisco for taking a stand, but it's almost as if the company was trolling its more, uh, conservative customers. "Now … Continue reading Prideful Oreo Pic Offends Exactly the Kinds of People You’d Think It Would
Um, thanks? In communicating the tale of a former soda executive who felt a great sense of "karmic debt" for targeting the black and Latino community when he worked at Coca-Cola, David Morse, a soda guru for Ad Age, says sorrrrry, but those folks do guzzle more of the carbonated crap, and should actually thank … Continue reading Minorities Should Thank Coca-Cola for Targeting Them, Says Soda Guru
Twitter | Facebook | Donate Last week the Respect My Vote! campaign took on the war on voting, a coordinated effort to disenfranchise our communities. We had an overwhelming response, people all over the country spoke out in their communities, and via social media, and collectively we reached over 5 million people. This week we … Continue reading #DontDoubleMyRate #RespectMyVote
Moms react to Time's provocative breast-feeding cover By Jessica Yadegaran Contra Costa Times Posted: 05/11/2012 06:56:06 PM PDT Updated: 05/12/2012 06:51:22 AM PDT Time's cover of the May 21, 2012 issue with a photograph of Jamie Lynne Grumet, 26, breastfeeding her 3-year-old son (Time) For many, the photograph of a sexy blond mother … Continue reading Moms react to Time’s provocative breast-feeding cover
Life Without Black People A very humorous and revealing story is told about a group of white people who were fed up with African Americans, so they joined together and wished themselves away. They passed through a deep dark tunnel and emerged in sort of a twilight zone where there is an America without … Continue reading Life Without Black People
March 19, 2012 Is Power Unladylike? Would you describe yourself as a “powerful woman?” What does that mean, anyway? Power is defined as “the ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events.” New research from Braithwaite Innovation Group blames the lack of women in leadership on women’s misuse … Continue reading Is Power Unladylike?
" With all due regard- as nicely as I can say it— please spare me the inbox messages that suggest “how” I should feel about any particular thing (I’ve received 6 at this point—a conspiracy consensus of sorts). Your time might be better used with something else of your own choosing outside of that. Energy … Continue reading The Power of Choice… by Ernest E Huffman Brown