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Phone Numbers to the Most Important People in the World

  I thought you might be interested in keeping a list of very important telephone numbers of important people. I thought I’d share. Enjoy! Warren Buffett (402) 346-1400 Jimmy Buffett (305) 292-1435 Rahm Emanuel (202) 456-1111 Oprah Winfrey (312) 591-9222 Nicolas Sarkozy 011 33 1 43 12 22 22 Benedict XVI 00396/688-3913 Benjamin Netanyahu 009722/670-5855 […]

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Majority Whip Clyburn to Critics: Put up or Shut up!

Well, he didn’t exactly say that but I thought I’d implore a crafty yellow journalism technique to get your attention. I see it worked. What Minority Whip James Clyburn really said during an on-the-record meeting with bloggers yesterday morning is that he wants people who question whether the Democrats in power, including the Congressional Black […]

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In Defense of the DREAM Act immigration Bill…

I defended the DREAM Act immigration in a post I did on the blog I write for the Washington Times called Politics of Raising Children where I dig into the political aspect of raising children in this very political city I live in, Washington DC.  Check out my post there when you get a chance. […]

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Sirius XM said it would carve out stations for minorities when it merged but 2 years later has failed to do so

As a condition of Sirius satellite radio and XM Satellite radio merger on July 25, 2008, the companies “voluntarily” agreed to spin off 4 % of their channel capacity which back then amounted to 8 Sirius Channels and 8 XM channels to a so-called “qualified entity” or entities.  The companies decided that only African American, […]

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7 Things the DNC Should Do to Encourage Higher Than Expected Voter Turnout from its Base

I joined about a dozen Black bloggers (some in person & some conferencing in) at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) last week and met with DNC chair Tim Kaine & his staff. The purpose: to engage and strategize with the Black Blogsphere, its influence and reach  in order to assist the DNC energize & mobilize […]

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No Wedding. No Womb.: Our Daughters Deserve More

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  I am taking part in a phenomenal campaign today, No Wedding No Womb (NWNW) where over 100 Bloggers are collectively, and in tandem, writing posts addressing the pandemic of out-of-wedlock births in the African American Community. The purpose is not to chastise those who have had children out-of -wedlock, but to acknowledge the problem […]

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The latest Small Business Bill Broken Down

The Senate passed the Small Business  Lending Assistance and Tax Relief Bill this past Thursday. Democrats won a 61-38 vote to pass the legislation, joined by two Republicans.   The bill now needs to be approved by the House before going to President Obama’s desk for his signature. The bill, which becomes law on January 1, 2011 is […]

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My WOL1450 Tech Talk Interview about CBC & Social Media

I got a chance to chat with the guys behind WOLAM 1450’s Tech Talk show about an article I wrote for Politic365.com about the Congressional Black Caucus’ usage of social media. It was great connecting and chatting especially on the heels of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Legislative session that launches TODAY! Listen  Here to […]

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There’s a Reason Wireless is Exempted from Net Neutrality Now

Did I read right that FCC Commissioner Copps wrote an editorial in the Washington Post admonishing the paper for embracing and writing favorably about he Verizon-Google settlement? I am in awe to see an esteemed top FCC official take issue with efforts to move the agency along past net neutrality and onto the numerous pressing issues that […]

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Top 100 Most Powerful Black Women on Twitter list released

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Black Web 2.0 released a list of the top 100 Most  Powerful Black  Women on Twitter and I wasn’t on it! Who did make it, Check out the list here!  We discussed the list on my talk show Right of Black last Wednesday for a few moments, listen to that segment of the show here; […]

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