Monthly Archives: March 2007

Shouting out against evil

Did you hear about Toyin Agbetu’s act of heroism? He was the man who disrupted the bicentenary service marking the 1807 act to abolish the slave trade yesterday at Westminster Abbey yesterday.  I woke up to a photo of him

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An Ode to “HP”

Alright, well, I might reveal myself to be the geek I am this week. And it is all because of my seven-year-old nephew’s love for Harry Potter, or “HP” as he calls him.  I traveled with my sister, brother-in-law and my

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Browngirlworld

Last night, I went to Browngirlworld 7, a fabulous evening to celebrate IWD. The evening’s headliner, L.A.-based theatre/hiphop/spoken word artist D’Lo ( http://chavez.ucla.edu/DLo/bio.htm )  showed an incredible range of talent playing her mother, then a sensitive but guarded boi character from

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Saturday with the in-laws and The Polished Hoe

My girlfriend, her parents, and I have started a tradition of going to Obsidian Theatre ( www.obsidian-theatre.com ) plays together. After an overstimulating lunch at Richtree (oh, so many choices and the ever present catastrophic risk of ramming into someone else’s unweildy

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