Friday, July 5, 2013

The American revolution was a flop?

Yesterday, our country's birthday, many people celebrated July 4th with cookouts, flag waving, parades and fireworks.

This is how Americans show their patriotism and love for country. It is common for Americans declare: America is the greatest country in the history of our world.

However, as Americans celebrated the anniversary of defeating the British, Canadian historian Paul Pirie (those damn Canucks) dares to offer a sacrilegious assertion in a Washington Post article:

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

‘Africa’s Oprah’ Mo Abudu launches TV network in Nigeria

Mosunmola (Mo) Abudu wants EbonyLife TV to inspire Africans and the rest of the world, and change how viewers perceive the continent.

LAGOS, NIGERIA—A woman who could be considered Africa’s Oprah Winfrey is launching an entertainment television network that will be beamed into nearly every country on the continent with programs showcasing its burgeoning middle class.

Monday, July 1, 2013

Paula Deen: The law suit is much bigger than the N-word

Miss Paula's Plantation
I was duped!

I initially thought the Paula Deen scandal was much ado about little or nothing. I felt like media and her sponsors were opportunistically piling on. In particular, the media, like sharks, relentlessly attacked upon sensing blood in the water.

In short, I felt Paula Deen was unmercifully savaged for using the N-word over 20 years ago.

And then, I read the actual civil complaint against Ms. Deen and her brother Bubba.

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Homicides on track for 45-year low in Philadelphia

Here's a six month trend of hope in the city of Brotherly Love: Homicides on track for 45-year low in Philadelphia.

 After years or decades of being known as Killadelphia, hopefully the land of 215 can become a city of hope and safety.