#23: Civil Rights Era 2.0

June 26th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Blog, Living Life

#23: Civil Rights Era 2.0

Civically… there is a lot going on in this moment. Starting on Monday the Supreme Court has ruled on affirmative action, the Voting Rights Act, and same-sex marriage. And on top of all that, my online world erupted last night as Sen. Wendy Davis and her army of protesters blocked Anti-Abortion Legislation In Texas. AND as if all that wasn’t [...]

Sh*t Being Said… On YouTube

January 15th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Blog, Living Life

Sh*t Being Said... On YouTube

In the last week I must have watched at least 20 different sketch comedy skits on YouTube under the new-age mantra: Sh*t (Insert Demographic/Group Here) Say. Of course some are funnier than others, but my favorite one so far has got to be: Shit White Girls Say…to Black Girls The vlogger who created this video, Franchesca Ramsey, was [...]

VICE Traveled to Liberia…

October 30th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog, Living Life, Videos

VICE Traveled to Liberia...

SwitSalone.com just brought a very disturbing documentary to my attention, Vice Travel Guide to LIberia. As part of their on-going “Vice Travel” series, VICE took their cameras and money to Monrovia, and made an hour-long film. Vickie Remoe, SwitSalone: If you ever wanted to get an impression of what some white middle class American men may find interesting about Africa then this [...]

Your Perspective: NABJ Or UNITY? Roland Martin Says Where He’s Going Next Year

August 31st, 2011  |  by  |  published in Podcast

Your Perspective: NABJ Or UNITY? Roland Martin Says Where He's Going Next Year

  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 [...]

Yes: I watch Basketball Wives

August 17th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog, Living Life

Yes: I watch Basketball Wives

“You call yourself Pro-Black-Women and you watch Basketball Wives?” That’s what my best guy friend told me yesterday after I twitted that I spent Monday afternoon catching up on Basketball Wives Season 3- just in time for the Reunion Show. “That show is the #1 offender when it comes to making black woman look bad [...]

Controversy in the blogosphere: What’s the only crime where the victim stands trial too? Rape

August 1st, 2011  |  by  |  published in Podcast

Controversy in the blogosphere: What's the only crime where the victim stands trial too? Rape

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 [...]

Controversy in the blogosphere: Is twitter a force for good or evil?

July 24th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Podcast

Controversy in the blogosphere: Is twitter a force for good or evil?

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?

July 17th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Podcast

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 [...]

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