Archives for September 2007

Ebony Skin, Ivory Tower: Teen Prodigy Makes Ivy League History

Published on 7 Sep 2007 at 2:14 am. 37 Comments.
Filed under academia,black image,education,positivity,women's issues/feminism.

Just a quick praise report, as my Grandmother calls them. A young sister by the name of Brittney Exline has recently become the youngest child ever to be accepted into an Ivy League school. Exline, a native of Colorado Springs will be majoring in Political Science and Chemical Engineering at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania […]

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Read a MotherF@#&’n Book

Published on 5 Sep 2007 at 11:15 pm. 58 Comments.
Filed under black image,entertainment,ridiculousness,television.

I recently recorded an interview with Malcolm Jamal Warner, in which he was singing the praises of his new favorite Hip-Hop track, Read a Book by Bomani Armah. I had heard the song a few months ago and watched the video on Youtube, but I was not aware of the controversy that it caused until […]

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South Africa, Bribes, Defective Condoms and an HIV/AIDS scare

Published on 1 Sep 2007 at 1:14 pm. 20 Comments.
Filed under Africa,news/politics,ridiculousness.

Find more @ kameelahwrites _______ When I was living in Johannesburg, South Africa I somehow ended up in a conversation with this guy at the university theater about AIDS and condoms. Eagerly, he explained that HIV/AIDS is so prevalent in South Africa not because folks do not use condoms, but because the condoms just don’t […]

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Graffiti Tracker: Technology vs. The Streets

Published on 1 Sep 2007 at 12:59 pm. 13 Comments.
Filed under art,black culture,technology.

Graffiti Tracker is a new technology used by public officials and law enforcement to track, apprehend and punish vandals in your community. This web-based program utilizes digital photographs, GPS navigation, and a team of experts to keep criminals off the streets. Just check out these testimonials from satisfied customers on graffititracker.net: “In addition to having […]

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