Thinking She’s “Banksable”, NY Times Makes Tyra a Cover Girl

The “venerable” New York Times rarely bets on black when it comes to the cover of its Sunday magazine. On Sunday, June 1, in what may be a move to capture the the attention of young women of all races and ethnicities, the Old Gray Lady will feature the likes of supermodel and budding television … More Thinking She’s “Banksable”, NY Times Makes Tyra a Cover Girl

Not Enough Hours in a Day: Quick Thoughts on Current and Upcoming Reality TV Shows

There’s way too much television out there and not enough hours in the day to write extensively about it all.  But I feel compelled to say something, anything, about a few shows that recently caught my attention:  Ego Trip’s Miss Rap Supreme, Groomer Has It and Peter Perfect. Ego Trip’s Miss Rap Supreme  (VH1, Mondays … More Not Enough Hours in a Day: Quick Thoughts on Current and Upcoming Reality TV Shows

It’s Official: Bravo’s ‘Work Out’ Loses Another Sponsor – SoyJoy

The new word on the street is that SoyJoy, makers of “whole soy nutrition bars”, has ended its sponsorship of the Bravo reality series Work Out because of the now infamous, May 6 episode, in which trainer and star Jackie Warner and/or her assistant made disparaging remarks about the breasts of a client who, they … More It’s Official: Bravo’s ‘Work Out’ Loses Another Sponsor – SoyJoy

TV on the Radio: Co-hosting BlogTalkRadio’s “Screen Time” on Tuesday, May 20

For those of you who can’t get enough of me, (personally, I’m so over me.), tomorrow, Tuesday, May 20, I am guest co-hosting “Screen Time”, a half-hour show on BlogTalkRadio (9:30 p.m. EST). Erin, my super fun co-host and show regular, and I will talk about all things television with a heavy emphasis my (our), … More TV on the Radio: Co-hosting BlogTalkRadio’s “Screen Time” on Tuesday, May 20

The Streets are Talking: Bravo’s ‘Work Out’ Loses Sponsor (UPDATE #3 INCLUDED)

We know that Jackie Warner, fitness guru and star of Bravo’s Work Out (Tuesdays 10 p.m.) is hot ghetto mess of an individual– the poster child for unprofessional behavior.   For the past two and half seasons, Bravo has looked the other way as Jackie openly dated one employee and made sexual advances towards others. … More The Streets are Talking: Bravo’s ‘Work Out’ Loses Sponsor (UPDATE #3 INCLUDED)

Friend of Murdered Student Tyshawn Bierria Speaks Out on Black on Black Violence

Yesterday, hundreds were arrested  in New York City as they protested the acquittals of the officers involved in the Sean Bell shooting.  Today, funeral services will be held for 22-year-old SUNY-Delhi student Tyshawn Bierria.  Both young men were black.  Both were murdered.  One, Bell, shot by New York City police officers.  The other, stabbed to … More Friend of Murdered Student Tyshawn Bierria Speaks Out on Black on Black Violence

‘Bearing Witness’ Excerpt Included in ’60 Seconds to Shine’ Monologue Anthology

Because I am such a quiet, humble and self-effacing soul, I rarely sing my own praises or self-promote like I should.  (I am good, aren’t I?)  But seriously, I wanted to let you know that an excerpt from my memoir, Bearing Witness: Not So Crazy in Alabama (no fakery included), is featured in 60 Seconds … More ‘Bearing Witness’ Excerpt Included in ’60 Seconds to Shine’ Monologue Anthology