I am a freelance writer, media consultant, and life long lover of music, movies and arts. I am also the Philadelphia Celebrity Examiner for examiner.com and you can check me out at: http://www.examiner.com/celebrity-in-philadelphia/thomasena-farrar
Live in the Philly, PA area and want to screen "Lee Daniels' The Butler" tonight? The screening will take place at the United Artists Riverview, located at 1400 S. Columbus Blvd. To claim your pass, please go to www.gofobo.com/rsvp and e... more
Live in the Philly, PA area and want to screen "Lee Daniels' The Butler" tonight? The screening will take place at the United Artists Riverview, located at 1400 S. Columbus Blvd. To claim your pass, please go to www.gofobo.com/rsvp and e ... nter the code MMTHRLN. The screening will be a popular event, and seating is not guaranteed but is first come, first serve. I recommend arriving as early as possible (but no later than 6:30pm). Please make sure you're a follower of the MMT site or it's sister Facebook page to be the first in line for more giveaways! less
Did you know that many people die from using prescription drugs ... moreDid you know that many people die from using prescription drugs every year? But there are easy, safe and effective ways to relieve or eliminate pain without using drugs.
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The reason I stopped using the word in that way, was that... moreGreg -
The reason I stopped using the word in that way, was that I was brought up to know better. The reason my friends and I started in the first place, was that we heard it being used and being young we had to experiment with all sorts of behavior. Lucky for us we had had good original values ingrained before this phase and so the thing just took it's course. Don't get me wrong though, I may still use the term. It's just that if I do, I'm going to be conscious of the act and any subsequent consequences that may result. less
Troy - I can't see how trying to ban the word bitch would accomp... moreTroy - I can't see how trying to ban the word bitch would accomplish any concrete result. I don't really believe the word is the problem at all.
Let's remember the original and excellent (IMO) question, "What Is This Fascination With The Word "Bitch?"". I would personally re-word the question to "Why are so many of us willing to address one another and ourselves, using vulgar and demeaning language so frequently?" I believe that follows the spirit the original topic in a way that we can pursue without actually straying too far off topic. less
The word bitch has certainly been redefined by this generation, ... moreThe word bitch has certainly been redefined by this generation, just as the N word was. As a mother I've watched this trend with concern and trepidation. It makes me yearn for the days when Queen Latifah emphatically rapped " who YOU callin' a bitch" in response to the proliferation of the term in urban communities back in the 90s.
CollegeScholarships.org has recently launched "The Blogging Scholarship." They are giving away $1000 to a college student that blogs. The deadline for entries is November 13, 2013.
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Get More Blog Readers - A Blog Not Visited is a Pointless Blog
By Krista Baker
If you write it, will they come? How to get more blog readers is a concern virtually every blogger has. You can create a great blog with engaging content, but that ...
Cory Booker's legacy in Newark under spotlight as he looks to Senate (via NJ.com)
NEWARK — His campaign ads boast that crime is down (well, sort of). They say he’s brought jobs to Newark (unemployment is down one point in a year). Pe...
By Jamie Broadnax of Black Girl Nerds
You see that everyone now has a blog and it appears relatively easy to get one started. The pressing question is how do I get started? And most importantly, how do I attract readers to my blogsi...
I’m raising funds for a new book cover on Kickstarter. Why am I raising funds there? People have complained about the covers, and I want to improve the quality of them by hiring a professional artist to design them.
So far after a week, $1 has been donated. $499 more ...
Happy Tuesday!!! Check out my On the Shoulders of Giants post, this week we feature Nina Simone. http://liveskilled.com/?p=707 A singer, song writer, classical pianist, mother, activist and Icon. Nina inspired generations with her music and her persona. Enjoy!!
Attached to the post is a vid...
Since the dawn of civilization, corporate greed has dominated the lifestyles of citizens to benefit their only purpose: power. Such as the mega, giant Enron who sold crack as start-up cash, price gouged CA for her energy, and caused an established accounting firm to collapse because of deviant...
How to totally Dominate LinkedIn. Tips and Answers to all of your LinkedIn Questions. Also we should connect to each other. We can list our emails to connect with each other. email@example.com http://kennyboykin.com/linkedin-answers/