Archive for April, 2007

Weed It & Weep! Granny’s Busted

By at 30 April, 2007, 1:20 pm

BY CHRISENA COLEMAN DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER She is 71 years old, a great-grandmother – hardly the type of person you would expect to see in Bronx Criminal Court to answer charges of buying two dime bags of pot. Yet at the appointed time today, Barbara Jackson will make her way to the courthouse, a […]

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Questions: Do You Know?

By at 26 April, 2007, 2:00 pm

Is puss in boots really a sucker in timbs? Why is the bootleg ketchup spelled catsup? Isn’t it obvious that juicy juice is juicy? Are edible panties high in saturated fat? Was “Weezy” Jefferson asthmatic? Where exactly is the wrong side of the bed? Are bunions in the onion family? Why do u park in […]

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Name Calling: When Does It All Stop

By at 25 April, 2007, 6:51 am

Understand this people, “Not everyone likes to be called ‘nigger,’ ‘nigga,’ ‘negro.’” Not all women can sit back and relax as you call her a’bitch’ or ‘ho.’ It doesn’t matter what your background is. It doesn’t matter where you come from. It doesn’t matter who you hang with. It just isn’t cool to call people […]

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Hip-Hop Mogul Simmons Asks Execs To Remove “Extreme Curse Words” From Songs

By at 24 April, 2007, 10:06 am

Joshua Chase – AHN Staff Writer New York, NY (AHN) – Russel Simmons, one of the most widely-respected icons in the hip-hop community, announced on Monday through his Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, that he would ask record labels to “voluntarily remove/bleep/delete” three sexually – and racially – offensive words: bi*ch, h* and ni**er. “It is […]

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IMUS: A Topic of Discussion

By at 23 April, 2007, 10:05 am

We were discussing the Don Imus debacle, wondering if his problem is racism or social retardation. I am inclined to go with the second opinion, because racism is one of those dread realities common among all people. Socialization trains one not to overtly demonstrate same, in any manner. Imus entered a language community to which […]

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The Homeless: Fixtures of the City (Follow Up)

By at 20 April, 2007, 12:06 pm

Last year, when I first started this site, I thought I’d do nothing but post pictures. From what I see now, I’ve gone beyond that. Not sure who my readers are but I hope you are enjoying what I’m bringing. And, if you aren’t then tell me what you are looking for. I may be […]

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It Was All Your Fault

By at 19 April, 2007, 9:25 pm

“You decided to spill my blood” are the words that echo in my head. Since when is it my fault that you want to shoot me dead? At what point is it my fault that you are so hurt inside of your heart and head that you have to kill other people? Sure, people didn’t […]

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Nappy Heads Strike Back

By at 18 April, 2007, 11:06 am

Nappy Heads Strike Back So what can I say about Don Imus that hasn’t already been said. . . I’m glad he’s fired? – nah not really, I’m not for taking food from out somebody’s mouth. It’s about time. . . well, probably. I realize the one thing we haven’t said to Don Imus is […]

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Do You Know any Nappy Headed Hos?

By at 17 April, 2007, 12:18 pm

Do You Know any Nappy Headed Hos? I don’t know any Nappy-Headed Hos I do know some bootylicious babes I know some weave wearing woman Some extension sporting sisters But no, I don’t know any Nappy-Headed Hos Perms with split ends, maybe. Braids, dreads, or tinnie winnie afro’s, yep. Kinks and curls, you bet. But […]

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Threats Lead Sharpton to Add Security

By at 16 April, 2007, 11:21 am

The Rev. Al Sharpton has increased security at his office after receiving threats in response to his campaign to have Don Imus fired. “We have received several threats that we consider serious,” Sharpton told the Daily News in Sunday’s edition. “I have been stabbed once, so we don’t take anything too lightly.” read more | […]

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CBS Fires Radio Bigot Don Imus

By at 14 April, 2007, 2:00 pm

The Rev. Al Sharpton says he and his supporters are now poised to go after major entertainment corporations who finance the production and distribution of violent and mysoginistic gangsta rap music, videos and related publications. It will expose the hypocrisy practiced by Jewish CEO’s and corporate figures who profit from gangsta rap music. read more […]

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Don Imus, Gone: For Now?

By at 13 April, 2007, 1:00 pm

How do you lose two jobs in a matter of two weeks? Start calling a basketball team, “Nappy Headed Hos!” Don Imus was fired from not only MSNBC but also CBS (though I’m not sure what took them so long but these things happen). I know people who have gotten fired for less. So for […]

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