What does ‘Negro’ mean to you? Would your grandparents identify as such? According to the 2010 Census, they just might. And as a result, it should be listed as an option on the document. Check out the controversy and fallout at CBS.com.
Mayweather’s out; Clottey’s in. Guess the mediations didn’t go so well between the Pacquiao and Mayweather camps. The Fight of the Century is off and March 13th will see a much less publicized match-up in Dallas. [LATimes]
By now, many of us have heard about the unauthorized use of First Family photos in advertisements around New York. Taking it a step further: looks like despite a push from the White House, they may not be coming down anytime soon. [NYMag]
Fela’s grandson, Prince Kuti-George (a.k.a. Innocent), is following in the partriarch’s footsteps; using music to incite political change. This time, in Sierra Leone. [LATimes]
Seems as though everyone is on a mission these days to redefine the traditionally exclusionary realm of fashion and beauty. Next on the docket is MAC, with their All Ages, All Races, All Sexes campaign. Hats off to them. Check out the line atÂ MAC.com.
Last 5 posts by Ifeoma Ojukwu
- NewsBites: American Apparel at it Again, Osama on Global Warming, The Jackson Kids at the Grammys, and Diana Ross Invades Foot Locker. - January 29th, 2010
- NewsBites: The State of the Union, Don't Ask Don't Tell, The iPad, Naomi Joins the Fight for Haiti, and Teen Pregnancy Up Again. - January 28th, 2010
- NewsBites: High Expectations for Tonight's State of the Union, Anna Takes Vogue to the Legislature, Millionaire Matchmaker: The China Edition, and Photojournalism Worth Recognizing. - January 27th, 2010
- NewsBites: A "Burka Ban" in France, The Science Behind January 12th, H&M's PR Rep Works Overtime, and What Does the Apple Tablet Mean for Other Media Forums? - January 26th, 2010
- NewsBites: NOLA in Miami, $58 Million x Hope for Haiti, Kicking Off Black History Month, Lauryn Hill in New Zealand, and an International Call for Nigeria. - January 25th, 2010