News Bites 9.25.09: CBC, E. Lynn Harris’ Tribute Tour, Jay x Oprah, Milan Fashion Week & Mugabe


For the socialites, the Congressional Black Caucus begins this weekend in Washington, D.C.. Blair Underwood and Attorney Erick H. Holder were honored at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Awards. Mahogs wanted me to post this because Blair is still hot. I used to watch “LA Law” JUST for Blair. Here’s the schedule: [CBC]

Barnes & Noble in NYC’s Columbus Circle is holding a 7 pm. reading for “Mama Dearest,” the last book of the late E. Lynn Harris. Check it out! [B&N]

Iran’s building a secret nuclear plant? US Pres Obama, flanked by the international community, told them to call it quits…we shall see. In this age of stealth spy planes, etc, is anything really secret anymore? [Reuters]

ICYMI: Jay-Z on “Oprah” yesterday. [NB]

Zimbabwean co-Pres Mugabe asked for the removal of sanctions in his country, saying the West is “trying to destroy me!” – that’s actually from Chris Rock’s “Bigger And Blacker,” but you get the point. Mugabe isn’t dead yet, and I’m still confused. Not to mention, Wheretf is Zimbabwean co-Pres Morgan T.? [BBC]

Prada and Armani in Milan: the photo rundown [G]

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