Friday, October 30, 2009

Friday, October 30, 2009

Bsi 2,104.28 -8.9 -.42%

The Index mourns the passing of photographer Roy DeCarava.


Black Princesses (BLKPR) 2.19 +1.36 +62.1%

Whether or not the movie is any good it can't be a bad thing to have some color join the Disney princess pantheon.


The Jacksons (JACK5) 11.29 -3.25 -22.35%

With This Is It reported to be performing up to 40% below expectations and a dreadful looking reality show on the way, perhaps we're learning that the public isn't quite as comfortable with cashing in on a tragedy as the family hoped.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Bsi 2,113.18 -8 -.38%

With the NBA season tipping off now comes word that the Antoine Walker has sadly gone from rags to riches story to cautionary tale.

Save that money kids.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Bsi 2,121.18 +4.63 +.22%

We love Bill Cosby and clearly he's deserving of winning the Mark Twain award for humor.  But the fun and funny guy from records and The Cosby Show has been replaced by some old dude who can ruin any moment with quotes like this:

 In an earlier interview with The A.P., Mr. Cosby said he had previously refused the award because he was disappointed with the profanities used in a 1998 ceremony honoring Richard Pryor.

Ah... that's what I'm talkin' 'bout.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Bsi 2,116.55 +3.71 +.18%

A little something for all the black kids who listened to grunge back in the '90s -- Seattle rock mainstay Alice in Chains has a new black lead singer.


30 for 30

The thus-far excellent ESPN 30 for 30 series delves into the world of late-career Muhammad Ali.


60 Minutes

To say that "60 Minutes" is a little late to the Tyler Perry party would be a bit of an understatement.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Monday, October 26, 2009

Bsi 2,122.84 -10.43 -.49%

Newsweek asks the question why the media covers murder the way it does.  With out of touch news networks like Fox News and the home of Black in America, CNN -- there's little surprise here.