Friday, July 10, 2009

Friday, July 10, 2009

Bsi 2,034.66 +9.01 +.44%

The first full week of an already tumultuous July ends on an up-note.


The Williams Sisters (VSW) 27.19 +3.57 +13.13%

For some unknown reason Serena is still ranked No. 2 in women's tennis (this despite currently holding three of the four major single's titles), if last week's Wimbledon final showed anything it's that these sisters are on top.

h/t to uglyblackjohn -- shouldn't have missed this.


Philadelphia 11.47 -2.44 -17.54%

Intrepid children of color attempt to break stereotypes by venturing into chlorinated water and what do they get for their trouble but a big old heap of old school Philly racism.
"There was concern that a lot of kids would change the complexion … and the atmosphere of the club," John Duesler, President of The Valley Swim Club said in a statement.
This coming from the guy trying to defend the action.  Holy shit.  And this AFTER they paid to be there.  Guess American doesn't only see green anymore after all.

This is the town where the black mayor dropped a bomb on black people, so I can't say that anything surprises me anymore.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Bsi 2,025.65 -2.3 -.11%

First LeBron doesn't shake the hands of the Orlando Magic upon losing the NBA Eastern Conference Finals and now he and/or Nike confiscate a video of him being dunked on at his own camp.

Perhaps the pressure to win is getting to King James.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Bsi 2,027.95 +24.11 +1.19%

Wow.  Okay.  We were moved.  And so is the Index.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Bsi 2,003.84 -17.61 -.87%

Scalped funeral tickets?  Yeah, I think it's safe to say this has turned into a circus.


Do The Right Thing

Love or Hate, 20 years later people are still talking about Spike's best film.


Marion Barry

Arrested.  Again.  

Not crack (this time), but seriously, brother, you need to take a step back.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Monday, July 6, 2009

Bsi 2,021.45 -9 -.44%

In his playing days you'd be hard pressed to find a greater competitor than Steve McNair who paved the way for the Donovan McNabbs, Michael Vicks and Vince Youngs -- as well as Ben Rothlisbergers -- of the world when he was drafted third overall in 1995 out of a small college.   At the time the highest a black quarterback had been picked, 

RIP Air McNair.  Now, enough death already.