Friday, March 5, 2010

Friday, March 5, 2010

Bsi 2,029.25 +4.69 +.23%

A streak of straight losses finally comes to a close as we end the first week in March.


Wendell Scott (WNSCT) 3.91 +1.21 +30.95%

NASCAR plans on commemorating Scott, the only African-American to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup race.


Black Politicians (AAPOL) 33.12 -7.2 -17.86%

As has pointed out, it's been a tough stretch for black politicians.

Thank God for Obama, right?

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Bsi 2,024.56 -2.49 -.12%

Either the R. Kelly book is done or a lot has changed in the "State of the Black Union" of the past two months cause guess who's back?

Tavis Smiley, who after 10 years had scrapped his annual nationally televised State of the Black Union, is bringing a revamped version to Chicago to discuss whether President Obama should be doing more for African Americans.

Confirmed panelists for the March 20 event at Chicago State University include Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. and academicians Michael Eric Dyson, Cornel West and Julianne Malveaux.

Awww. He just can't quit us, people.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Bsi 2,027.05 -9.43 -.46%

The meme is out there now, and while we don't agree with the messenger, there's something about African-American's having 40% of the nation's abortions that gives us pause.

We're still Pro Choice -- don't get it twisted. But maybe a little more talk about contraception is in order.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Bsi 2,036.48 -4 -.2%

Touré -- you have some explaining to do (cause we ain't buying what you're selling so far).

Uh... we call bullshit.


None other than the "mad" genius Madlib has, of course, already placed his stamp of approval on Van Peebles. Now it's time for the rest of us to step in line.


Desiree Rogers

The hammer had to fall on someone after Salahi-gate.

She's got an MBA from Harvard. She'll be fine.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Monday, March 1, 2010

Bsi 2,040.48 -2.81 -.14%

Our thoughts and prayers are with Guru of hip-hop titan Gangstarr, who slipped into a coma after suffering cardiac arrest.