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Archive >> May 2008
Fine Church Girls is a new Christian internet TV series launched on Easter Sunday. It blurs the lines between reality and fiction, and takes place in a real church with a real clergy family involved in the story lines, which are all entirely scripted. Join Teal, Spencer, Victoria, Blanca and the rest of the cast of Fine Church Girls as they help us to laugh, cry, pray and hope while convincing us through their adventures and misadventures that faith is worth it! In this first episode we meet the fine church girls and sparks immediately begin to fly.
Watch all 9 webisodes by clicking the link
I guess I should say right off the top that I didn't actually see the movie. But even if I wanted to, I couldn't have because all three shows were sold out last night. My husband and I went to see Iron Man with Robert Downey, Jr., Terrence Howard and Jeff Bridges. (If you want to read my review of THAT movie, go to: http://www.boomerworld.blogspot.com)
I was never a fan of the HBO Series. I may have seen an episode or two but it didn't appeal to me. Maybe it was because I couldn't identify with the characters and what they were all about. Maybe if they had decided to cast a black
Attorneys for the five remaining defendants facing trial in the racially divisive Jena 6 incident in Louisiana presented evidence Friday of what they said was bias on the part of the judge presiding over the cases and sought his removal.
Read the entire story here: http://www.letstalkhonestly.com/blacknewsblackviews.html
On Sunday organizers hope to have 20,000 black men marching in St. Louis in an effort to stop the violence in the city. The march wil take place after a weekend of events to bring together people to form ideas to stop the violence. Learn more about A Call to Violence: A Day of Reconciliation by clicking the link below:
Vivian Malone Jones Became The First African American To Graduate From The University Of Alabama, In Tuscaloosa, On May 30, 1965.
Jones Was One Of Two Blacks (James Hood Was The Other) To Enroll In UA In 1963, After First Being Barred At The Door Of Foster Auditorium By Segregationist Governor, George C. Wallace, Whose Political Mantra Had Been "Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever."
The 20 Year-Old Business Student Bravely Faced The Defiant Wallace Who Declared,
"I stand here today, as governor of this sovereign state and refuse to willingly
As young people prepare for high school graduations around the country (my own daughter included) I thought it would be cool (do they say that word anymore?) to come up with a Top Ten List of Baby Boomer Graduation Songs. These are the songs my generation would appreciate as we prepared to enter our new journey into adulthood. See how many you actually remember.
Martin Luther King III and his wife are now the proud parents ofa beautiful little girl, Yolanda Renee King. Yolanda is the great civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr's first grandchild. Yolanda is named after MLK III sister Yolanda who passed last year. See the baby and the proud parents by clicking the link below:
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