Details Trickle Out On Whitney’s Funeral
Author:Jean Marie Brown
February 16, 2012
Kevin Costner is expected to speak at Whitney Houston’s funeral and Westboro Baptist is supposed to picket. There’s lots of coverage linked to Saturday’s services:
- HuffPost: Kevin Costner To Speak At Whitney Houston's Funeral
- The Daily Beast: Cheat Sheets Must Reads From All Over
- The Grio: Was Whitney Houston going gospel in her final days?
- The Grio: Bobby Brown to play Mohegan Sun after Houston funeral
- The Grio: Westboro Baptist Church on Whitney Houston: 'God gave her a voice, she used it to teach sin'
- The Loop21: Whitney Houston's Funeral Guests Revealed
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The Huffington Post reports on a pick-up line a woman says Chris Brown used. . .
Slate has a post on why the singer hasn’t reached the point of redemption . . .
The Grio points out domestic violence is a bigger issue than Chris Brown and Rihanna.
In other news . . .
The Daily Beast and Loop21 have updates on the New York Knick’s Jeremy Lin.
- The Daily Beast: OK, OK, So Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks Is on Fire
- The Daily Beast: Jeremy Lin Means More Than Wins for the Knicks
- The Loop21: Don't Discount the Underdog
- The Loop21: Jeremy Lin Added To NBA All-Star Weekend Activities
Slate writes about William Faulkner and Eugene Hoskins, a black man from Mississippi who was autistic and who may have inspired the author. . . There’s also a look at a documentary on a hard-luck football team.
Another point of view . . .
The saga over black hair moves on to Marvel Comics.
Mario Wire also looks at efforts to allow tuition breaks for undocumented students.
Dori Maynard in Memoriam:
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Dori's memorial service, Chapel of the Chimes:
Link to view the entire service at Chapel of the Chimes (1:00:56): http://youtu.be/2oL1IkAnCEU
Link to view highlights from the service (05:24): http://youtu.be/tqoAxZ-ZoN4Please direct your inquiries to:
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