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Archive for December, 2008

You know what – No.

RNC chairman candidate defends ‘Barack the Magic Negro’ song

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How much does this suck?

White House Family Values: Where Are the Boys?

h/t Renee

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Rest in Peace, Eartha Kitt

NEW YORK (AP) – A family friend says Eartha Kitt, a sultry singer, dancer and actress who rose from South Carolina cotton fields to become an international symbol of elegance and sensuality, has died. She was 81.

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Oh – hi….

So… I’ve been gone.

It was the end of the semester with massive grading out the wazoo, then I got sick, and on top of being sick had to deal with unsavory commenters which was making me rethink this whole blogging and so I was writing posts in my head and reading the amazing stuff so many of you are writing and now… it’s time to hang out and do the holiday thing.

Have a happy holly merry jolly whatever you celebrate – I’ll be back soon.

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SPEAK! Album

From Sudy

Speak! is a women of color led media collective and in the summer months of 2008, they created a CD compilation of spoken word, poetry, and song. This is the first self-named album.

With womyn contributors from all over the country, Speak! is a testament of struggle, hope, and love. Many of the contributors are in the Radical Women of Color blogosphere and will be familiar names to you. Instead of just reading their work, you’ll be able to hear their voices.

I can guarantee you will have the same reaction as to when I heard them speak, I was mesmerized.

Proceeds of this album will go toward funding mothers and/or financially restricted activists wanting to attend the Allied Media Conference in Detroit, MI this July. This is our own grassroots organizing at its finest with financial assistance from the AMC. We collaborated and conference called for months and here it is, ready for your purchasing.

In addition to these moving testaments, there will be a zine, featuring more of our work and a curriculum available to further process the meaning of each piece for yourself, education, or a group discussion. The possibilities are endless.

You get all of this for less than $20, you can order one for yourself or buy a gift card for friend which can be redeemed to buy the CD. Stay on your toes and look for more information come January 1, 2009. Only 200 copies are available.

Forward this promo vid widely and to the ends of your contact list. See the link here.

Much love.

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I had a cat just like this once… the best little kitty in the world.

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Obama selects cabinet

h/t PostBourgie

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