The Blind Side is based on a true story about a homeless teen who finds a home with a “well-to-do” family in Memphis. The film was directed by John Lee Hancock, based on a book by Michael Lewis and brought Sandra Bullock the Best Actress Academy Award. Does it matter that the homeless teen was [...]
Social Media Rule #18,526: Don’t tweet while playing in an NBA game. If you do tweet while playing in an NBA game, Amar’e Stoudemire (@amareisreal) and Tyson Chandler (@tysonchandler), the NBA will fine you $7,500 each.
Questions abound. People want to know why former Chicago Cubs player Sammy Sosa appeared several shades lighter at the Latin Grammy Awards last week (pictured right) than he did several months ago at a People En Espanol event in May 2009 (pictured left). What the heck happened? His friend and former Cubs employee, Rebecca Polihronis, [...]
It’s National Women’s History Month. So, here’s a round-up of tidbits and interesting articles in honor of the month. Be sure to tell us your Women’s History favorites as well. 1) Go to the National Women’s History Project to find out how Women’s History Month got started or what the 2009 theme is (hint: it’s [...]
The winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Documentary Thursday night was a critically acclaimed HBO documentary called “The Black List: Volume One.” The producers interviewed African American luminaries from art, government, business and sports and allowed them to tell their stories in their own words. Just in time for African American History Month, [...]