LISTEN HERE: Hey guys. It’s me Ms. Veralyn. And welcome to All About Perspectives! So it’s been a while since my last show—a little over 3 weeks—and that’s because I did a little traveling. First I went to Philly for the National Association of Black Journalists convention also known as NABJ- for some professional [...]
Listen Here: This week I am going to be talking about Nafissatou Diallo, the housekeeper who accused Dominique Srauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her in May. The French press was the first to report her name- and since then there has been many reports detailing her background and questioning her credibility. In a New York Times [...]
Listen Here: So I fell a little behind, but I’ve been catching up on the different podcasts I subscribe to- one being NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin. And recently she discussed the impact Twitter had on our world today. Mrs. Martin says: On the one hand twitter has been credited with speeding the [...]
Controversy in the Blogosphere: Essence Magazine Hires White Managing Editor- Should his race Matter?
Listen Here: Essence Magazine- for those that may not know- is a 40 year-old publication that aims to put Black woman first in news, entertainment and motivation. I got that straight from there website… And this week the African-American Womens magazine, outraged many of its readers by hiring Michael Bullerdick, a white male, as its new [...]
Listen Here: So were you following the Casey Anthony case? Honestly I must admit- I was not. After hearing the initial news (years ago) of Casey waiting 31 days to report her daughter, Caylee, missing… hearing how she lied about her daughter being kidnapped… and then hearing that the remains of little Caylee were found… [...]
Controversy in the blogosphere: Is “Basketball Wives” helping the image of Black woman in reality TV?
Listen Here: My interest in this weeks topic started after I read Shaunie O’Neal’s commentary on CNN: Negative portrayals of black women on reality TV Now in case you don’t know Shaunie is the ex-wife of NBA star Shaquille O’Neal and she’s the executive producer and star of the VH1’s reality show “Basketball Wives.” This [...]
Listen Here: Before we get into today’s topic I quickly was to talk about BET awards– which I just finished watching. Comedian Kevin Hart was the host- and he was hilarious! The Patti Labelle Tribute and performance was another highlight for me. And of course Mrs. Beyonce who wasn’t even there physically– killed her performance [...]
Incase you’re wondering what the new “Podcast” tab is about – I wanted to officially announce that I started a radio show called: All About Perspectives. All About Perspectives is a once a week, 20-25 minute Podcast that will be posted every Sunday. And the Podcast consists of 3 segments [Please Note that starting with [...]