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Grape Jelly Eaters


Dale C. Slavin’s “Joie de Vie,” a limestone sculpture on a granite base, looks like a single woman chilling with her children in Beachwood near The Land in Ohio.

My new doctor is Indian.  During a recent first visit, he asked if I had children.  When I told this graham-cracker colored man no, the look on his face revealed he rarely met Black women over twenty who were virgins to giving birth.  Then he went and asked me that other question, the question that comes first—I presume—if you are any other attractive single woman.  Why aren’t you married?

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Do Re Mimi For So Lotta Dough

Mariah Carey named new American Idol judge!

Fans can probably thank American Idol judge Randy Jackson, who is also Mariah's manager, for the successful negotiations.

The magic that is Mariah Carey has inked a deal with American Idol in an amount, reportedly, climbing the scales toward 20 do-re-mi-mi-million dollars.  Excuse the stutter, but those are enough C-notes to bribe a songbird or a sitting judge.

Unfortunately, the Pop and R&B diva, who regularly sticks her fingers in her ears whenever she hits high notes (even in bed hubby Nick Cannon affirms) may have a legitimate cause to do so in the coming episodes.  It’s American Idol’s own fault though that the honey-coated vocals will be forced to sit idle through so many bad notes and worse singing.  Hitting Paula Abdul with a “Straight up, now tell me?  Did you really think we’d love you forever?” is what started this game of musical chairs in the first place.

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Media Mogul & Songbird Unswathe Tiny Tweets

Babies are cute . . . yeah, yeah, yeah.  Behind that story is the true black story.  The Barbara WaWa  interview (Friday, 10/21/11, 20/20) spent the entire ten minutes further flinging Media Mogul Nick Cannon to the darkest edge of the blinding glow of Mariah Carey’s spotlight.  “They live in her homes,” Barbara says.  “He’s even an executive at Nickelodeon,” Barbara explains.  Poor Nick, under 30 years old and a star in his own right with bank (millions), has to constantly be made to feel less than what he is by these proper-sounding closet racists.

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