The Simmons area back for another season. The whole family promoted the show on TRL to kick off the new season. Kerry Washington and Common were also there to promote Common’s new video, I Want You, directed by Kerry Washington. This public union just fuels the gossip. Rumor has it that Kerry Washington and Common are an item; so we will just have to wait to see what happens.
Condoleezza Rice is bout it bout it, in this photo, I mean can we just say she ain’t never scared. All kidding aside, a protester from from the Code Pink Organization came awfully close to touching Ms. Rice doing a capitol hill demonstration. Apparently, this organization likes to disrupt meetings and political sessions with anti-war protest. I am just happy Condi kept her cool because the look on her face suggested that Condi wanted to do a lot more to the little protester in her face.
Usually the black vs white post highlights the best fashion in my favorite color or color combination. This time it’s about the fashion faux pas. I try to keep it positive here, but these two styles just stood out like a sore thumb, so I was compelled to post them.
Finally a book that celebrate black men as fathers, DAUGHTERS OF MEN: PORTRAITS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN AND THEIR FATHERS, a book by Rachel Vassel, is a tribute to the black men that helped their daughters become successful.
According to Black Voices Blog, this book “includes stories from a diverse collection of women–CEOs, actresses, educators, journalists, and musicians. And many of the names and faces you’ll recognize like Yolanda Adams, Beyoncé, Cathy Hughes, Mary Mary, Rene Syler, Tisha Campbell-Martin, and Tracey Edmonds. These woman share remarkable stories about the love and support of their fathers.”
This is a coffee table book that’s a must have, so please pick up this book while you’re out shopping for Karrine Steffans Vixen Diaries.
To learn more about this book, and to view all the fabulous women and their fathers go to www.rachelvassel.com
Here is Mary J’s new joint, I don’t know if I like it, yet. I have to wait to see if the song gets stuck in my head.
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Mary J Blige – Just fine