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50/50: Being an Influential

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Slightly tardy, baseball legend Dave Parker and basketball great Oscar Robertson ambled in and took their places during the pre-gala class photo. Marjorie B. Parham, publisher emeritus of The Cinci  

Holla: The World According to KYW

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 26, 2003
"This dance ain't for everybody; only the sexy people." -- "Push It," Salt 'N Peppa Hasn't it been too long? How long has it been since April 7, 2001? How long since we were at war? Are we at   

Sister Outsider: Another Voice of the Boycott

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Monica Williams is a divorced, college-educated mother of five trained as a paralegal. Her skin is blacker than a thousand midnights. Against its blackdrop her teeth are smiled surprises. She's go  

State of the Shitty: Hoping for the Best with the Hate Crimes Ordinance

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 12, 2003
This do in remembrance of him. Just in time for Black History Month, Cincinnati pays homage (and penance) to Gregory Beauchamp -- gay, black, proud and bashed to death on New Year's Eve on his way t  

Hymn to Him

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 5, 2003
Heroes are at home. Randy is my aesthetic yardstick, my operative, deputized spy and intellectual paramour. Peerless in his frustration, anger, rage and truth-telling with the chocolatey center, h  

Rated: R. (Kelly): A star and charges of child pornography

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 29, 2003
This is war. God and Satan in an ancient grudge scrap in a Celebrity Death Match for R. Kelly's soul. God keeps losing. R&B deejays make jokes ("some brothas just freaky like dat") and open the pho  

I Had a Dream: Reflections on Martin Luther King Day

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 22, 2003
"Morals cannot be legislated, but behavior can be regulated." --The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Lemme holla at you today, my people, 'cause even though we're face down in these tripped-out times  

A Good Omelet: The Arts Consortium and MLK

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 15, 2003
Namesakes are fallin' out in the aisles. The Arts Consortium of Cincinnati dodged a bullet when it changed the name of its Dr. Martin Luther King Day Breakfast, assuaging itself for holding the eve  

Leviticus: Faggot (No. 65)

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 8, 2003
"Hey faggot, better run, run, run 'cause Daddy's home/ Daddy's sweet little boy just a little too sweet/ and every night the man showed the faggot what a real man should be." -- "Leviticus: Faggot,  

Uncle Tom's Cabin

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 1, 2003
The grounds are rocky where my intellect turns somersaults. It's a conspiracy of time and place that I navigate this malaise. It's an emotional/spiritual/professional End-of-the-Year Clearance Sale