201413582447576f281b2f8.jpgT.I. Loses General Motors Endorsement Deal
With 1000 hours of community service to complete by next March, losing a lucrative endorsement deal may be the least of T.I.’s worries, but it’s a prime example of the shaky relationship between big business and artists with high profile legal problems. During a recent interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Tip revealed that Big Three automaker General Motors has ended its relationship with the rapper as a result of his federal weapons case. “Nah GM had to back up off of me,” the Grand Hustle CEO told reporter Sonia Murray when she asked about the deal. (Continue Reading…)

Rev. Wright: Fox’s Hannity ‘Stuck on Stupid’
The embattled former minister of Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama fired back at the news media during a Chicago funeral service. The Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s remarks were reported Sunday in the Chicago Sun-Times. Wright didn’t mention church member Obama, who has denounced Wright’s inflammatory comments circulated in video excerpts of his past sermons. (Continue Reading…)

Ethiopians Vote in General Elections
Ethiopians voted Sunday in a first round of general elections that the opposition boycotted to protest alleged intimidation by ruling party officials. The electoral board received no reports of irregularities or incidents before polls closed nationwide at 6 p.m., board official Tesfaye Mengesha said. The board did not have an official turnout figure, but Tesfaye estimated it would be around 90 percent of Ethiopia’s 26 million registered voters. The country’s total population is around 80 million. (Continue Reading…)

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  • ceecee

    Mexico’s Black History is Little-Known is quite an interesting read…thanks for sharing.