With Buzz About Booker, Rice and “Thriller,” Politicians and Celebs Reign
Author:Jean Marie Brown
November 29, 2012
Celebrity and politics continue to represent for people of color. Michael Jackson, Susan Rice and Cory Booker are trending on mainstream and ethnic sites . . .
“Thriller” fans celebrate the 30th anniversary of the album’s release:
. . . Michael Jackson’s life and career are the focus of “Untouchable.”
. . . The role of race and gender are factored into the criticism of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice.
. . . Newark Mayor Cory Booker is being touted as a U.S. Senate hopeful.
. . . Is Chris Christie’s post-Sandy popularity too strong for Booker to challenge?
Beyond that, Ken Burns’s latest documentary is notable, the GOP addresses its latest problem with women, and Cee Lo Green has a Christmas special . . .
Salon looks at “The Central Park Five.”
. . . House Republicans have added a woman to the leadership group
. . . The Huffington Post links to BusinessWeek’s analysis of why Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) lost.
. . . Slate predicts that Toks Olagundoye of “The Neighbors” will be a breakout star.
. . . The TV Guide Network will feature a Cee Lo Christmas special.
. . . Can’t seem to go a day without a post on Rihanna and/or Chris Brown.
Another point of view . . .
George Zimmerman’s fundraising efforts, the death penalty and Joe Jackson are all relevant on ethnic sites . . .
Trayvon Martin’s shooter is selling autographs to raise money for his legal defense.
. . . Joe Jackson suffered a mild stroke:
. . . The NAACP wants the death penalty overturned in Maryland.
. . . The Rev. Jesse Jackson is worried about his son.
. . . The latest Atlanta-based reality show focuses on preachers’ wives.
. . . Michael Jordan got kicked out of a Miami country club for not conforming to the dress code.
. . . Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubrey have settled the latest round.
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