Friday, November 21, 2008

Friday, November 21, 2008

Bsi 1,836.34 -16.24 -.88%

The Index feels the sting of serious losses in other markets.


Barack Obama  (BHO) 243.88 +11.61 +4.76%

Contrary to right-wing propaganda it looks as though the terrorists actually supported John McCain.  This, brought into the light as Obama is called a "house negro" by Al Qaeda.

There's an Arabic translation for "house negro"?  You learn something new every day.


Katt Williams  (KWPMP) 10.95 -3.28 -23.05%

News of a recent arrest and missed appearance on NBC's Conan O'Brian leading up to his leaving the road for exhaustion are the latest setbacks in a career poised for the superstardom his talent deserves.

Analysts here hope things get sorted out before Williams finds himself with on the margins with other promising, but now Missing in Action negroes.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Bsi 1,852.58 +37.92 +2.05%

Considering the historically, let's just say "complicated", relationship blacks have had with the police, the fact that the nation may have it's first African-American top cop in Eric Holder merits almost as much attention as the election of the first black president.

We've come a long way baby.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Bsi 1,814.66 -27.51 -1.49%

News that The Roots will be leaving the road to become Jimmy Fallon's house band on NBC's new late night show sends the market down for the day.

Through their craftsmanship, political literacy, and ability to push the boundaries of their sound The Roots have represented the best of hip-hop.  They've certainly earned the payday, but live hip-hop will be all the worse for it.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Bsi 1,842.17 -6.53 -.35%

The market stays relatively calm as analysts await news of President-Elect Obama's cabinet choices.


Detroit Pistons

Does Allen Iverson makes sense in Detroit? 

Is the Pope Catholic?

Detroit Lions

First it was Kwame Kilpatrick, now the prospect of the automotive industry going belly up.  But does it get any worse than the Lions?

It's so cold in the 'D'.  So cold and so bad.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Monday, November 17, 2008

Bsi 1,848.7 +14.56 +.79%

The market responds to Wanda Sykes taking a stand for gay marriage.

Sykes, "I'm proud to be gay.  I love you all and let's go get our damn equal rights."

Coming out is obviously a personal decision, but the more prominent African-Americans who do it, the closer the black community will come to having a discussion about our homophobia and, hopefully, move beyond it.