Friday, April 24, 2009

Friday, April 24, 2009

Bsi 2,080.79 +8.88 +.43%

The Index ends the week on an up-note, spurred by the thought of not having to hear about "Obama's First 100 Days" anymore.


African-American History (AAH) 17.39 +5.2 +29.9%

You know what was pretty much as bad as slavery?  The next hundred years after slavery, as Douglas A. Blackmon's Pulitzer Prize winning book, Slavery by Another Name, points out.


Black Women  (AAW) 33.15 -4.29 -11.46%

Sorry ladies, but unfortunately it looks as though black women, along with Asian men, are the demographics that have the hardest time dating online.  How do we remedy this...

Very interesting...

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Bsi 2,071.91 -8.21 -.39%

The Market is skeptical, to say the least, that BET's plan to launch another network, BET Centric, aimed at African-American adults, will do anything to improve the quality of programming .

Don't they realize they ARE the problem when it comes to quality African-American programming?

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Bsi 2,080.12 -5.5 -.26%

Maybe it's just nostalgia or a just a sign that we're getting older, but analysts here are feeling the forced retirement of Dikembe Mutombo last night.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Bsi 2,085.62 +17.26 +.83%

Analysts here like the Obama Administration's about-face when it comes to considering prosecution for those who authorized the "enhanced interrogation" techniques used during the Bush presidency.


Disturbing Strokes

Now that you think about it... that show was a little messed up.


Damon Owens and the National Organization for Marriage

Not only is this ad ridiculous, but it's filled with inaccuracies.

The video that Owens needs to see.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Monday, April 20, 2009

Bsi 2,068.36 -8.53 -.41%

From whether or not Barack Obama is "black enough" to the recent Washington Post story about the gap between blacks on whether or not to be critical of the President, no story shows the mainstream media's belief of monolithic black thought quite like the black intellectual schism story.

What's so wrong with diversity of thought?  I'll bring it up at the next meeting.