Saturday, August 23, 2008
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Apparently there is a debate going on on whether or not this image is racist. Personally I don't see the argument against it. Black people were considered un-evolved uncivilized apes/monkeys for centuries and treated horrifically because of the notion. So depicting a prominent black politician as a "curious little monkey" would in essence be a throwback race move. NO?! Discuss...
Monday, May 12, 2008
Just weeks after the devastating cyclone in Myanmar (Burma) a 7.9 magnitude earthquake has hit china.
BEIJING, China (CNN) -- Thousands of people have been killed by Monday's powerful earthquake in just one affected region of central China, its government said, with the toll expected to keep rising as bodies are retrieved from schools, homes and factories.
The death toll quickly rose throughout the day. State-run news agency Xinhua said it had reached 8,533 in Sichuan Province by Monday night, and another 10,000 were believed to be injured.
It reported that authorities were yet to reach Wenchuan County -- which sits at the epicenter of the 7.9-magnitude earthquake with a population of about 112,000 -- because of damage to roads.
In Beichuan County, close to Wenchuan, the number of deaths was estimated at more than 3,000, with 80 percent of the buildings destroyed.
China's Seismological Bureau said the earthquake had affected more than half the country's provinces and municipalities.
Our boy MJ got em' again:
Gotta give Michael props for this one. He somehow keeps managing to never have to say goodbye to the good land of fun he calls home.
“Michael Jackson avoided foreclosure on his spectacular Neverland Ranch Sunday when a new bank took over the mortgage on the property. The 2,700-acre spread, complete with amusement park and menagerie, had been expected to be auctioned off this week after Jacko defaulted on payments.
But Colony Capital, a real estate investment firm, bought the $23.5 million mortgage and said it was negotiating a new payment plan. Jackson, 49, will likely sell the property, and soccer star David Beckham is one of the celebs reportedly thinking of buying it.
Here he is singin one of my favorite tunes, "Never Can Say Goodbye."
Friday, May 9, 2008
Hey folks. This is really not my week. I got in a car accident last weekend and last night my purse was stolen with my ipod, phones, camera, wallet, ticket to the Roots & Erykah Badu, basically my life. Contrary to popular belief, I am FAR from rich. But I need those things to continue to forward movement of my business. The phones for obvious reasons, the camera is how I shoot a lot of DivaSpeak TV and if you're a music lover, ESPECIALLY if you're an artist,a you completely understand how difficult it is to live without an ipod. So, if you were thinking bout buyin "Life Experience" off my Myspace page, or a hand-painted bag, or mixtape, or print hopefully the spirit will move you today to purchase an item from DivaWorks to bring some goodness to you and also help me get back in the swing of things. Hope this finds everybody well. -Deev