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Oakland Restaurant Week Ends Sunday, Video Has Almost No Blacks

This week is Oakland Restaurant Week, where a number of eateries around out town feature $30 dinner offerings – from reports, the participating places are “slammed.” For a good list of participating places, visit http://visitoakland.org/restaurantweek2012.cfm? Or just watch this video that someone with Visit Oakland managed to make with almost NO black folks in it. […]

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Golden Globe Nominations: The Artist, The Descendants, The Help, Lead Noms

The Golden Globes discovers YouTube! Film awards season’s getting off to its normally exciting start, and it’s great to see the Hollywood Foreign Press Association getting into the new media act! The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) President Dr. Aida Takla-O’Reilly. has asked Gerard Butler, Woody Harrelson, Rashida Jones and Sofia Vergara to announce the […]

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Herman Cain Has “Women For Cain;” Newt Gingrich Has A Problem

GOP Presidential Candidate Herman Cain’s become a lightening rod for a number of complaints from women he’s reportedly sexually harassed or had an affair with. To fight back, Cain and his wife Gloria started “Women For Cain,” a website that features women saying good things about Herman Cain. What turned me on to the site […]

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Ndamukong Suh Issues Apology, Deals With Media Racism

That Ndamukong Suh managed to take the NFL by storm comes as no surprise to anyone who’s seen him play while he was a student at Nebraska. And to be frank, Ndamukong Suh is one of a new breed of black NFL players – a new generation that defies age-old stereotypes by speaking great English […]

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Occupy Oakland Site Up As Of 2:42 AM PDT

In a blog post broke exclusively at Zennie62.com, the entire website of the Occupy Oakland movement was down, and for reasons not known to this blogger. Several online tests confirmed the status of the OO website at the time, with all pages appearing as white speace, and the Occupy Oakland movement had not taken note […]

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Occupy Oakland Website Down As Of 11:23 PM PDT

For some reason, the website at the URL http://www.occupyoakland.org – the online home of the Occupy Oakland movement – is down. To be more specific, this blogger discovered that not just the home page of the website, but a number of pages revealed after a site search using site:www.occupyoakland.org were showing up as blank white […]

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Many Mississippi Republicans Want Interracial Marriage Banned

Ok, this is 2011 in the 21st Century, right? In America. Where we have an African American President in Barack Obama. Right? Ok, so with all of that, why is it that half of Mississippi Republicans polled want Interracial Marriage banned? Yes you read that correctly. Reggie Bush and Kim Kardashian should avoid that state […]

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Anita Hill vs Clarence Thomas

This is a paper I wrote for my American History Class, and I thought I would share it with you. Nikky Raney November 22, 2011 20th Century American History Jennie Woodard Anita Hill vs Clarence Thomas Anita Hill was an attorney-adviser for Clarence Thomas in 1981 at the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights […]

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Herman Cain Fails On Libya

This video has gone viral because it not only shows that GOP Presidential Candidate Herman Cain is not ready to be President Of The United States, the Republican Presidential field isn’t ready, and by light years. Cain appearing before the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, was asked if he agreed with President Obama’s approach in the […]

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Sharon Bialek, Gloria Allred, Herman Cain, Sexual Harassment and Credibility

More at Zennie62.com Yesterday, Sharon Bialek teamed up with famed celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred, stepped up to the mic to give graphic details about her alleged sexual harassment encounter with Herman Cain, and immediately found herself the target of charges that she’s less than credible. If you didn’t see her talk on video, here it […]

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Herman Cain Sexual Harassment? Donald Trump? Rick Perry Gay?

The allegations that GOP Presidential Candidate Herman Cain was involved in some sexual harassment investigation when he was head of the National Restaurant Association in “the 90s” reminds this blogger of the claims all over the blogsphere that Texas Governor Rick Perry is Gay, and how the main stream media handles the rumors – by […]

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CNN, Michael Arrington, Black Entrepreneurs, and The Invisible Man

Last week, a bit of a row ensued when Tech Crunch Founder Michael Arrington appeared on a segment of a CNN special on black entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, and, under questioning by Soledad O’Brien, said “I don’t know a single black entrepreneur.” This blogger got wind of Michael’s comments because a friend, Marco Brown, a […]

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Occupy Oakland / Occupy Wall Street Showcase For New Demographic

If anyone wants to see the new power in Oakland, just look at the incredible production of media driven by the amazing activity of protestors involved in the Occupy Oakland / Occupy Wall Street movement. While mainstream media reporters unfairly focus on the actions of a few Occupy Oakland / Occupy Wall Street people, what […]

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Occupy Oakland Tells City And Media To Fuck Off

Whatever triggered the City of Oakland’s notice for Occupy Oakland / Occupy Wall Street to leave Downtown Oakland’s City Hall Plaza, the organization’s response to the eviction notice on Twitter was notable. It elected to retweet a tweet by an Oaklander who goes by @wiljago: @wiljago wiljago Announcement regarding eviction notice @occupyoakland: Fuck this letter. […]

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Oakland News: Quan and Jordan at Event, Occupy Oakland

There’s a lot happening in Oakland, California, so, unsing Twitter and real time search tools, let’s get caught up with what’s going on. First, as of this writing Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s introduced Interim Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan at a community event talking about public safety in our town. This blogger followed the informative […]

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Occupy Wall St Women Are Hot – Deal With It Jezebel

The Occupy Wall Street operation that started over a month ago has turned into a movement, in part thanks to the awful actions of the New York Police Department of two weeks ago, and thanks to a healthy abundance of attractive, or dare this blogger say, “hot” women. So many that this space ran a […]

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YouTube Creators Direction Is Unbearably White and Segregated

There was a time, not too long ago, that YouTube had something called the YouTube Partners Program, and was specifically directed at helping constant YouTube contributors to earn a living at making video content. There was also a time that YouTube was very focused on news organizations. Functions like YouTube Direct were pitched to news […]

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On The View, Herman Cain Says Blacks Need To Be Saved; Really?

Herman Cain Says Blacks Need To Be Saved. Really, Mr. Cain said that. This is why I don’t like Herman Cain for President. On ABC’s The View on Tuesday, the Black GOP Presidential Candidate and former head of Godfather’s Pizza, said that “some of them can’t be saved” in referring to African Americans who commonly […]

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Amanda Knox Released From Jail; Foxy Knoxy Is Free

In an amazing turn of events, just days after making a tearful and emotional testimony in her own defense, Amana Knox, who with her boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito was accused of killing Meredith Kercher in 2007 in Perugia, Italy, is now free. The statement was read today, and with the judges statement that she was accquitted, […]

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Jaime Zapata Case Study

Originally posted at NikkyRaney.com – The Future of Journalism Ice.Gov In the case of the murder of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE, agent Jaime Zapata the media had adequate coverage. It is actually surprising that this Latino man wasn’t stereotyped in the way that other Latinos in the news may be. This could be partly […]

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Blaine Gabbert stops Twitter Tweets Before Cam Newton Game

Is Blaine Gabbert so nervous about facing-off against the Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton, Gabbert can’t Twitter tweet? Blaine Gabbert, the Jacksonville Jaquars NFL Draft 1st Round Pick (10), is a prolific Twitter user. According to Twitter Grader, Gabbert has 2,198 tweets, 32,584 followers, 132 he follows back, and has a “100” score as of this […]

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Google adds Tyra Banks for Taylor Swift – F for Google + and Diversity

In a response to my charge that Google’s Suggested Users List for Google + was racist and ignored black women, Google replaced singer Taylor Swift, who’s white, with Tyra Banks, who’s black. This was pointed out by Jon Pincus. As much as this blogger blasted Google and Bradley Horowitz for its Google Suggested User List, […]