Newark Mayor and senate candidate Cory Booker answers a question in Newark, N.J., Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) by Katier ZezimaAssociated Press WriterNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Twitter is U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker’s preferred method of communication. He’s often seen at public events pecking away at his phone, sending his 1.4 million followers staccato updates, inspirational quotations, shoutouts to campaign volunteers and nerdy musings on “Star Trek.” But his social media habit raised some eyebrows this week after the website Buzzfeed disclosed that he direct messaged with a stripper from Oregon.
Daily Archive: September 27, 2013
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (88), and wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery, left, sit on the bench late in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. The Bears won 40-23. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) This is exactly how the NFL drew it up right? Sending two winless teams to London for a chance to show off the game of American football to the European spectators. Yep, the NFL is surely excited for this showcase, or, maybe not.
by Marsha Friedman I found a fascinating website while trolling around the Internet recently. It’s called Statistic Brain and it has data and rankings on all kinds of topics, from hair loss to consumer spending.
HAVING FUN—Lisa and Vince Butts, Carla Adams and Karen Peters The buzz began on the Facebook page of the Alpha Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. weeks before the event took place.
Within the Republican Party, there is what I call this mystery of the Black conservative. Let me explain. Over the years, I have had this conversation with people from the likes of Rush Limbaugh, Ollie North, Mike Huckabee and Haley Barbour, etc. They would argue that there was this growing trend of “conservatism” within the Black community. I told them all categorically that this was bull.
Merecedes J. Howze and Guy Torry Although Pittsburgh patrons were expecting the King of Comedy, Cedric the Entertainer, the Steel City warmly welcomed Guy Torry instead this September. Cedric the Entertainer abruptly cancelled his Improv visit due to a previous filming commitment.
A just cut stack of $100 bills rolls down the line at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. The federal printing facility is making the new-look colorful bills that include new security features in advance of the Oct. 8 circulation date. (AP Photo/LM Otero) by Nomaan MerchantAssociated Press Writer FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A glitzier, high-tech version of America’s $100 bill is rolling off the presses and headed for wallets soon. Despite years of production-related delays, the updated $100 bill has undergone a major makeover that includes a color-changing ink well, 3-D security ribbon, and more texture on Benjamin Franklin’s collar.