Jesus! “Authorities have fired an official in central China after city inspectors reportedly beat to death a man who filmed their confrontation with villagers, China’s Xinhua news agency reports.”
Ugh. “Broadcaster Kelly Tilghman has apologized. Tiger Woods has accepted it. But the Rev. Al Sharpton says it isn’t good enough.”
“it’s probably true that if Barack Obama were a biracial and a woman, he might not be where he is today. But Ms. Steinem neglected to note that if Hillary Clinton were an African American woman, she probably wouldn’t be either.”
Make of the best eyelash curler ever! “Shu Uemura, the Japanese makeup artist who won acclaim in Hollywood and then built an international cosmetics brand under his name, died on Dec. 29 in Tokyo. He was 79.”
Wow. “Charities and yet-to-be adopted children stand to benefit the most from the enormous estate, while Stedman Graham, O’s partner for the last 21 years, allegedly won’t see a dime.”(tags: oprah)
“Wilson, the Douglasville teen who spent two years in prison for having consensual sex with a teenager, will attend Atlanta’s Morehouse College beginning next week, courtesy of the Tom Joyner Foundation”
Wow. “Marion Jones, the track and field star who pled guilty in October to lying to federal agents about her use of performance-enhancing drugs and her connection to a check-fraud case, was sentenced to six months in prison”
“His recently published book, “The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools and Societies” uses mathematical modeling and case studies to show how variety in staffing produces organizational strength.”
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