McCain Eases Up On Susan Rice; Rihanna Hangs Out With Chris

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Jean Marie Brown
November 25, 2012

People of color are represented through political and celebrity coverage in the mainstream. Political subjects include a lessening of GOP vitriol about Susan Rice and a look at Asian voters, while the world of celebrity is filled with A-listers like Rihanna and Chris Brown and Halle Berry . . .

Sen. John McCain is toning down his rhetoric opposing the potential nomination of  U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to become Secretary of State:

. . . Slate considers the Asian American vote.

. . . NYC Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly wants President Obama to talk about gun violence.

. . . Former President Jimmy Carter is in Haiti working with Habitat for Humanity to build homes.

. . . Daniel Hernandez Jr., a former intern for former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, talks about life after the shooting that left Giffords gravely injured.

. . . Melissa Harris-Perry thinks the President should pardon two-legged jail birds, rather than turkeys.

. . . Celebrity relationships are trending, especially on The Huffington Post:
Kimora Lee reveals she was never married to Djimon Hounsou.

. . . Donald Trump’s children reportedly told him to leave the President alone.

. . . HBO is planning to air a documentary on Beyoncé next year: The Huffington Post  (The Grio has this too.)  . . . And, there’s a new photo of Blue Ivy.

. . . Rihanna and Chris Brown have been busy on Twitter:

. . . Loop21 and The Grio note that they were in Germany for Thanksgiving.

. . . Halle Berry’s ex was brawling with her current:

. . . Cee Lo Green and the Muppets have a new release.

. . . Is model-designer Armando Cabral really exotic?

Another point of view . . .

The ethnic sites are remembering Lawrence Guyot, posting on Oprah’s cancer scare and covering black women in technology . . .

Civil rights lawyer Lawrence Guyot has died:

. . . Oprah announced that she recently had a breast cancer scare.

. . . How will black people factor into the President’s second-term agenda?

. . . Few students of color attend New York’s elite public schools.

. . .  A new study shows that a criminal records website profiles potential users based on their names.

. . . Black Girls Hack is an effort to get more black women involved in tech fields.

. . . Nicki Minaj’s new album isn’t selling and she says it’s because Wal-Mart and Target won’t carry it.


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