Women’s World Cup Finals

A tsunami didn’t stop Japan from kickin’ butt at the Women’s World Cup Football (Soccer) Final in Germany yesterday! Team Japan beat out the U.S. team 3-1 in penalty kicks in yesterday’s final game. PHOTOS: The Sexiest World Cup Soccer Women! The country has been hit with a slew of bad luck this past year, […]

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(via NPR) The Wisconsin Senate voted Wednesday night to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from public workers, approving an explosive proposal that had rocked the state and unions nationwide after Republicans discovered a way to bypass the chamber’s missing Democrats. All 14 Senate Democrats fled to Illinois nearly three weeks ago, preventing the chamber […]

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  It was only a matter of time. Some of us are still in a state of shock but many of us expected something like this to happen sooner or later. With all the hateful rhetoric that is being spewed via television networks, radio shows, protests and marches, the gruesome shooting in Tucson, Arizona sends […]

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‘Damn right.’ That’s what former president George W. Bush told CIA officials when they came to ask him for permission to waterboard alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed, according to a Washington Post report on the 43rd president’s forthcoming book, ‘Decision Points.’ Mohammed supposedly had knowledge of brewing terrorist plots against the United States, and […]

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Well, hey there! I know, I know, I’ve been MIA for a minute. And I’ll explain, I promise. The thing about being “gone” for a while is, as we’ve oft seen demonstrated with our favorite artists, that it puts a little bit of pressure on whatever you have to say when you come back. I […]

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What the hell does Sesame Street know about a black girl’s hair? Apparently alot! lol Sesame Street recently did an episode on loving one’s hair, particularly black hair. The Sesame Street song ‘I love My Hair,’ was sang by a cute little black girl puppet who sported different hairstyles like a cute curly black afro, […]

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Children have been bullying each other since the beginning of time, but a recent trend of bullycide (suicide perceived to be caused by bullying) has emerged to the forefront of the media. With the recent suicide of Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi and many other bullycide stories we’ve heard over the past few years, I […]

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Senate Republicans shot down the efforts to repeal the law banning gays from serving openly in the military. Senators voted 56-43, failing to get the 60 votes needed to end a Republican filibuster and allow an actual vote on ending the ban. The don’t ask, don’t tell law was enacted in 1993 and has been […]

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Scandals are mundane to Lady Gaga.  After trotting onto the VMA stage in a carcass familiar to corn-fed carnivorous Americans with an edible clutch ready to be thrown on the grill, the meat dress stunt was only the tip of the iceberg of Lady Gaga‘s politically charged endeavors. From observing the careers of Bono, Madonna, […]

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Since 2000, young people have been hitting the polls in increasingly unprecedented numbers.  Yes, since 2000. Despite what you may have heard, youth turnout wasn’t an unexpected consequence of one election cycle or the byproduct of one person, party or policy.  This year, before a single polling place has opened, the media has already dismissed […]

WARNING: This is meant to be light-hearted (so you can chillax startin now, foooo(L)s! 😉 xoMS ReminiscensSses from a year in the life of a Bollywood star living in Hollywood on India’s Independence Day celebration… Earlier this week I was the grand marshal for the India Day parade in Edison, NJ. They said it was […]

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Earlier this year, Jay-Z told a British interviewer that once, when he called President Obama during his daily workout, “The Blueprint” was playing in the background. He continued to share that the President “loves Hip Hop,” and that he had been invited to the White House as a guest numerous times. This wasn’t the first time […]