BYNUM BEAT DOWN…WHITAKER HAS MEETING WITH REPO MAN

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LETTERMAN TO APPEAR ON OPRAH

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The love fest between Oprah Winfrey and David Letterman will continue next month at New York’s Madison Square Garden, where the daytime and nighttime TV titans will meet face to face once again. Letterman, who rarely appears on other talk shows, has agreed to be a guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show during its week of broadcasts from New York City. The visit, to be taped on Sept. 10 and aired live in some markets, follows Winfrey’s 2005 appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman to promote the Broadway opening of her musical, The Color Purple. Letterman had often joked about Winfrey throughout the years, and in 2003, Winfrey told Time magazine she wouldn’t appear with Letterman because she had been “completely uncomfortable” as the butt of his jokes. When Winfrey appeared on Letterman’s show two years ago, she told him, “I want you to know, it’s really over, whatever you thought was happening. There’s only peace and love.” In early 2006, both Winfrey and Letterman spoofed their reunion in a promo for the Late Show that aired during the Super Bowl.

GAME SUED FOR INFRINGEMENT

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Rapper The Game and producer Timbaland are being sued for copyright infringement by an India-based recording company that claims one of its tracks was sampled without permission. Saregama India says it owns the copyrights to a song that was sampled in The Game’s song Put You on the Game, produced by Timbaland and Nate “Danjahandz” Hills for the rapper’s 2005 debut album, The Documentary. Filed in Manhattan Federal Court, the lawsuit also names Interscope, Universal Music Group, Aftermath Entertainment, G-Unit Records, Czar Entertainment, Timbaland’s Virginia Beach Music and The Game’s Black Wall Street imprint as defendants. Saregama India, formerly known as The Gramophone Company of India, is one of the area’s largest recording companies and owns nearly 50% of all the music ever recorded in the country. The company is seeking an undisclosed amount.

WHITAKER INVOLVED ON REPOSSESSION

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Forest Whitaker has landed a role opposite Jude Law and Brazilian actress Alice Braga in the futuristic thriller “Repossession Mambo.” Based on the novel by Eric Garcia, the film is set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit with one catch if the buyer defaults on payment, it will result in a fatal repossession. Law’s character, himself made up of artificial organs, is a repo man who reclaims organs when their recipients cannot make the payments. When he struggles to pay off his new heart, he becomes one of the people he used to hunt down and must go on the run with Braga’s character, who is also down on her luck. The Universal Pictures project is slated to begin Oct. 15 in Toronto. Whitaker will next be seen in The Air I Breathe, Vantage Point and Ripple Effect. He’s currently working on The Great Debaters and Night Watch.

MURPHY IN ANOTHER SEPARATION

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Actress Nicole Ari Parker has booked a big-screen role as the separated wife of Eddie Murphy in the upcoming comedy, Nowhereland. Murphy plays the role of Evan, a man whose fascination with their 6-year-old daughter’s imaginary world helps him solve his work problems. Parker’s character cannot understand his fixation. Comedic actor DeRay Davis also joins the cast as Evan’s longtime friend, a therapist who believes that all Evan needs to overcome his troubles is a good cry. Veteran actor Ronny Cox will play the no-nonsense capital fund group boss who suspects Evan of insider trading but looks the other way as long as the money keeps rolling in. Thomas Haden Church (“Spider-Man 3″) also stars as Murphy’s ruthless co-worker. Parker next stars opposite Martin Lawrence in “The Better Man,” due in theaters in February. Davis stars opposite Will Ferrell and Andre Benjamin in the upcoming New Line Cinema comedy “Semi-Pro.”

SERENA SPOKESMODEL FOR HP

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Tennis superstar Serena Williams, currently moving through the U.S. Open in New York, has debuted this week in a new ad campaign for Hewlett-Packard, dubbed “The Computer Is Personal Again.” The commercial features Williams explaining how HP PCs have made her hectic life easier as she whips through various images from her computer hard drive.

TREATMENT CONTINUES FOR GOOD MORNING AMERICA ANCHOR

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One hour after Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts announced on the air that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, a call of support came in from Elizabeth Edwards who is also battling the disease. “That conversation was so enlightening, so comforting, her words, her experiences, the fact that she took the time,” Roberts told People magazine. “She knew how difficult it was to make it public.” Addressing a group of cancer survivors and activists at a fundraiser in Biloxi, Miss. on Wednesday, Roberts said her July 31 announcement to GMA viewers regarding her condition was like the weight of the world was lifted. “The worst days were the days before I made the announcement because people were writing and saying ‘something is wrong.’ But once I made the announcement it was like, I’m not hiding anymore,” said Roberts, 46. After undergoing surgery on Aug. 3, Roberts and her doctors are now deciding on the best course of further treatment, which she expects to begin in mid-September. In the meantime, she continues a full work load and has been in the Gulf Coast region reporting on the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. “It was therapeutic for me to put my focus on something else,” she told People.

BYNUM BEAT UP

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I’ve been holding back this story because it’s so disturbing. After some thought, it’s a reminder that our spiritual food doesn’t come through man but through the power that sustains us. In this light, read the following.

Last Wednesday, WAGA Fox 5 in Atlanta broke news of the domestic incident between Prophetess Juanita Bynum, 48, and her husband, Bishop Thomas Weeks III, 40. The couple, who are reportedly separated, had apparently met at Renaissance Hotel near Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport to talk about reconciliation when the meeting took a turn for the worse. According to police reports, Bynum was “savagely beaten” by Weeks, who “choked her, pushed her down, kicked her and stomped her in the Renaissance parking lot.” A hotel bellman pulled Weeks off Bynum, according to Officer Ronald Campbell, who confirmed that Weeks will be charged with aggravated assault and terroristic threats. News of the domestic crime shocked most in the Christian community and has become a highly trafficked story for online portals as well. Unfortunately, many in the know had heard rumblings of similar incidents between the couple over the last year or so. This columnist received information from an employee of a Ritz Carlton Hotel (city name withheld) where the couple once stayed prior to this incident. The tipster shared that the couple had gotten into a physical altercation and police were called, however they asked the authorities to leave and said they were fine.

Attendees of Bynum’s early August four-day Women on the Front Line conference in Orlando, Fla. said that Weeks attended the empowerment session but unlike Bynum’s previous functions, he only appeared for one day and participated minimally in services. However, Bynum apparently gave a grand introduction for Week’s father, Bishop Thomas Wesley Weeks, while only politely acknowledged her husband.

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1979: Donald McHenry was named to succeed Andrew Young as UN ambassador.
1867: The first black person to graduate from Harvard Dental School is Robert T Freeman.
1966: Professional baseball player, Frank Robinson, was named MVP of the American League.
1783: Richard Allen, founder of the AME Church, purchases his freedom with his earnings as a self-employed teamster.

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Keyboardist Larry Waddell of Mint Condition is 44.
Actor Chris Tucker (“Rush Hour”) is 35.
Singer Archie Bell of Archie Bell and the Drells is 63.
Drummer Greg Errico of Sly and the Family Stone is 61.
Jazz saxophonist Boney James is 46.
Actor Ricardo Antonio Chavira (“Desperate Housewives”) is 36.
Jazz pianist Horace Silver is 79.
Singer Sam Gooden of the Impressions is 68.
Singer Rosalind Ashford of Martha and the Vandellas is 64.
Singer K-Ci of K-Ci and JoJo is 38.
Drummer Donald Brewer of Grand Funk Railroad is 59.

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August 31, 2007

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Freddie Bell, velvet morning voice talent is a mellifluous voice actor, broadcast-journalist, speaker and National Voice Actor. His vast voice over credits, include hosting several radio programs including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Love Train, It’s The Gospel in Tampa, The Freddie Bell Morning Show in radio on KSGS – 950AM, Solid Gold Soul in Minneapolis, plus This is Music, The Freddie Bell Countdown Show and The Minneapolis NAACP Community Affairs television Programs in Minneapolis.
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EL DEBARGE ARRESTED

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*El DeBarge is in an orange jumpsuit at the Men’s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles after an arrest for domestic violence exposed several outstanding warrants. The singer, born Eldra DeBarge, was initially taken into custody early Sunday accused of domestic violence. The L.A. County District Attorney rejected the charge, but the crooner had a bunch of outstanding warrants including vandalism, drugs and driving with a suspended license according to authorities. None of the infractions allow for the posting of bail, which means DeBarge will remain in custody until a hearing is scheduled. Meanwhile, details of the rejected domestic violence charge were not available at press time. The singer is reportedly separated from his wife, Monica DeBarge.
Sgt. John Coffeen told People.com that DeBarge was “cooperative” when taken into custody, and that “an arrest like this usually involves abuse of a spouse or significant other. I don’t know whose house it was.” While the down on his luck singer/songwriter sits in jail, pundits note that actress Lindsey Lohan, infamous for numerous clashes with the law, including being caught with cocaine in her possession in a police station, was not only set free, but prosecutors declined to file charges. The 46-year-old had such hits as “Rhythm of the Night” and All This Love as lead singer of the family group DeBarge before launching a successful solo career.

WHEN WILL THE FIGHTS END WITH WHITNEYAND BOBBY?

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In newly-released legal papers filed last month, Bobby Brown claims that his ex-wife, Whitney Houston, is actively preventing him from seeing their 14-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina. “Since Whitney has been awarded sole legal and physical custody of Bobbi Kris, she has attempted to eliminate me from Bobbi Kris’ life,” the singer states in court documents. “I did all I could to see my daughter, he added. I also paid approximately $10,000 for Whitney and Bobbi Kris to live in a nice hotel while Whitney was going through rehab … I basically lived out of my car.” Brown said in court papers: “I have not seen or spoken to my daughter since early June and I have no prospect of speaking to her or seeing her anytime soon due to Whitney’s actions.” Brown filed the documents with the court before he was photographed with a smiling (and puffy-eyed) Houston leaving Joe’s Crab Shack in Alpharetta, Ga. Amid rumors of a reconciliation, a rep for the former New Edition star said they were only meeting to discuss custody arrangements for their daughter during the forthcoming school year.

VENUS NOW HAS EleVen

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Shortly before beginning play this week in the U.S. Open, Venus Williams attended the official launch of her fashion line EleVen at retailer Steve & Barry’s in New York. The store partnered with Williams in the creation of the 120-piece collection, the largest ever launched by a female athlete. The line includes nine styles of athletic footwear in a variety of color ways, track suits, fleece outerwear, street active apparel, graphic t-shirts, puffy down jackets with removable sleeves, denim jackets and jeans, velour items, tote and gym bags, jewelry, sports socks and bras. The collection’s signature item is the V-Court, a high performance, on-court sneaker which Williams will wear throughout her run at the U.S. Open. The athlete said the name EleVen comes from the address of the home where she first lived in California, together with her sister Serena and the rest of her family.

THE ROCK BECOMING SOLID FOR DISNEY

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Looks like Dwayne the Rock Johnson can’t get enough of those family friendly roles. The former pro wrestler is looking to follow up Disney’s The Game Plan another film for the studio, Witch Mountain. According to Variety, Johnson is in negotiations to star as a Las Vegas cab driver who picks up a pair of siblings with magical powers. The film’s storyline advances the plot from the original Escape to Witch Mountain, which Disney released in 1975. Production is scheduled to begin in March. Johnson, most recently seen in the drama Gridiron Gang, stars next summer alongside Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway in the Warner Bros. film Get Smart. The Game Plan, due in theaters Sept. 28, stars Johnson as an NFL quarterback whose playboy lifestyle is threatened after finding out he has a 7-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.

WHOM DO YOU BELIEVE?

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Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s chief of staff and longtime friend, Christine Beatty, testified Tuesday that she did not have an affair with the mayor or exchange sexually-charged text messages with him using a city paging system. The testimony as part of a lawsuit from two former police officers who claim an internal affairs investigation was ended by the mayor because he knew it would turn up embarrassing information, reports the Detroit Free Press. The infraction, if proven true, is a violation of the Whistleblowers Protection Law. Former Deputy Chief Gary Brown, who ran internal affairs, says he was fired; former officer Harold Nelthrope, who made allegations that propelled the probe, says harassment and anxiety forced him to leave his job, the newspaper reports. Under grilling from lawyer Michael Stefani, Beatty vigorously denied any affair. However, Nelthrope and another former police bodyguard, Walt Harris, have testified that Kilpatrick had affairs with other women, including Beatty, behind closed doors while they stood guard outside. Neither claims to have witnessed any physical contact other than a kiss Harris said Kilpatrick gave to a woman that mayor introduced as his “Jamaican friend,” according to the Free Press. Kilpatrick has denied the affairs.

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1881: W.S. Campbell patents the improved, self-setting animal trap (Patent No. 246,369).

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Actress Michael Michele (“ER”, “Homicide: Life On The Street”) is 41.

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August 30, 2007

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About Freddie Bell

Freddie Bell, velvet morning voice talent is a mellifluous voice actor, broadcast-journalist, speaker and National Voice Actor. His vast voice over credits, include hosting several radio programs including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Love Train, It’s The Gospel in Tampa, The Freddie Bell Morning Show in radio on KSGS – 950AM, Solid Gold Soul in Minneapolis, plus This is Music, The Freddie Bell Countdown Show and The Minneapolis NAACP Community Affairs television Programs in Minneapolis.
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FOXY BROWN REMAINS IN JAIL

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Foxy Brown wants off the Island. The rapper, currently on lockdown at Rikers Island for alleged parole violations, has lost her petition to leave jail on claims that she is suffering. The artist, who recently announced she is three months pregnant and engaged, was ordered behind bars pending her next hearing on Sept. 7. But Foxy filed a lawsuit against the Correction Department to wait for the court date at home, alleging she has been suffering since being tossed in the pokey last Wednesday (Aug. 21).

TONI BRAXTION IS WELL

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Toni Braxton has issued a statement that denies she has breast cancer. The singer and Las Vegas showroom star has been dogged by rumors and published reports from various outlets that she had been diagnosed with the deadly disease. Braxton issued the following statement on Tuesday to Access Hollywood: There has been a rumor circulating that I have been diagnosed with breast cancer. After feeling something uncomfortable in my left breast, I went in for a screening. I was very fortunate that they did not find anything and I am in great health. However, I encourage women to take their annual tests and suggested precautions to prevent this disease that continues to affect so many women. The 39-year-old mother of two is currently starring five nights a week in her own Las Vegas show, Toni Braxton: Revealed, at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino.

BO-DIDDLY SUFFERS HEART ATTACK

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Bo Diddley, 78, was in stable condition at a hospital in Gainesville, Fla. after suffering a heart attack, his publicist said Tuesday. “He is conscious,” said publicist Susan Clary. “The situation is very serious.” The singer-guitarist complained of dizziness and nausea during a routine physical with his doctor on Friday, said Clary. He was taken to North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville where a stent was implanted to improve the blood flow to his heart. In May, Diddley suffered a stroke after casino performances in Council Bluffs, Iowa and was hospitalized in Nebraska. He was soon transferred to Florida near his north central hometown of Archer. The music icon topped the R&B charts with “Bo Diddley” in 1955. His other hits include “Who Do You Love,” “Before You Accuse Me,” “Mona” and “I’m a Man.”

BOGUS STAR NAMES RELEASED FOR ABC DANCING SHOW

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If the cast of Dancing With the Stars announced Wednesday on Good Morning America differs from the group of celebrities leaked Monday to TMZ.com, then ABC was successful in its attempt to circumvent possible moles within its ranks. According to the Web site, executives at the network feared the cast would be leaked before this morning’s official announcement, so they gave the show’s staff and crew a list of names that may or may not be 100% accurate, says TMZ. Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Nia Peeples were among the celebrities announced in Monday’s leak. Wayne Newton, so far, is the only confirmed participant in the new season. And TMZ is reporting that Marie Osmond will compete as well.

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. JOINS JAMIE FOXX

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Robert Downey Jr. has signed on to star opposite Jamie Foxx in The Soloist, a fact-based drama about a world class violinist who ended up homeless on L.A.s Skid Row. As previously reported, Foxx will play Nathaniel Ayers, the homeless man whose music career was derailed when he developed schizophrenia and could not continue. Downey has been cast as Steve Lopez, the Los Angeles Times columnist who discovered Ayers. Through his columns written about the musician, Lopez developed a close relationship with Ayers that changed both their lives. The DreamWorks film is based on Lopez’s columns, as well as a book he wrote that will be published by Putnam next spring.

J-LO DEVELOPING TV SHOW

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Jennifer Lopez is developing a new television series set in the world of Quinceaneras, a cultural event in the Latin community that celebrates a girl’s 15th birthday. “The Amigas Sweet 15 Club,” billed as a half-hour comedy with dramatic undertones, follows five teens as they use their collective talents (one is a singer, one is a DJ, one is a graphic artist, etc.) to launch an after-school party-planning business aimed at helping Latina girls throw their dream Quinceanera bashes, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Each episode would focus on a different girl and on how her family and cultural background play into planning the event.

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1957: Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1957, the first federal civil rights legislation since 1875. The bill established a civil rights commission and a civil rights division in the Justice Department. It also gave the Justice Department authority to seek injunctions against voting rights infractions.

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Singer Michael Jackson is 49.

Singer Carl Martin of Shai is 37.

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VICK REMAINS A FALCON

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August 29, 2007

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About Freddie Bell

Freddie Bell, velvet morning voice talent is a mellifluous voice actor, broadcast-journalist, speaker and National Voice Actor. His vast voice over credits, include hosting several radio programs including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Love Train, It’s The Gospel in Tampa, The Freddie Bell Morning Show in radio on KSGS – 950AM, Solid Gold Soul in Minneapolis, plus This is Music, The Freddie Bell Countdown Show and The Minneapolis NAACP Community Affairs television Programs in Minneapolis.
Invite Freddie to your next event or seminar as a Keynote Speaker, covering topics including You Gotta Have H.E.A.R.T., Tuning In to R.A.D.I.O, Maximizing Your Potential, Imagination, The Secret Key To Success, Winning Through Community Service, Dreaming Your Way to Success and a variety of topics related to sales and sales management. Freddie shares ideas and techniques he used to propel Solid Gold Soul Radio into a household name.
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FALCONS HOLD OFF ON CUTTING MICHAEL VICK

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Shortly after suspended Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick plead guilty to illegal dogfighting charges and held a press conference to apologize for his actions, team owner Arthur Blank said it was not in the organization’s best long-term interests to cut the convicted star from the squad. “We cannot tell you today that Michael is cut from the team,” Blank said during a press conference Monday. “Cutting him today may feel better emotionally for us and many of our fans. But it’s not in the long-term best interests of our franchise.” The announcement followed a long morning in Richmond, Va. that began with Vick’s plea of guilty to a federal dogfighting charge. The athlete’s family members, including his brother and mother Brenda Vick, sat in the front row of the packed courtroom as the suspended NFL star stood flanked by two of his five lawyers.


READERS WANT O.J.’S BOOK

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Pre-orders for the O.J. Simpson book If I Did It on the Barnes & Noble Web site are higher than the chain expected, but its decision not to carry the book in its stores still stands. “We still have no plans to stock it in our stores,” spokeswoman Mary Ellen Keating told The Associated Press on Sunday. Last week, Barnes & Noble said it did not expect the book to sell well and would only offer it through their Web site, Barnes & Noble.com, or by special order at a Barnes & Noble store. Since then, the book has jumped into the top 50 on the Web site and ranked No. 48 as of Sunday night.


WEST SHIFTING HIP-HOP FOCUS

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Hip Hop is under constant fire for protraying negative im ages, but Princeton religion professor Cornel West says it is untapped as a positive social force, with his new album Never Forget: A Journey of Revelations, he hopes to inspire a shift in the music’s emphasis. “So much of the album has to do with trying to keep alive the spirit of Curtis Mayfield, where you bring togethr the spiritual and the social, the personal and the political, while keeping it artistic. In Hip-Hop there is a real need for that.” The album comes in the wake of the firestorm of criticism aimed at hip-hop after CBS radio shock jock Don Imus ‘ disparagin remarks abaout the Rutgers university women’s basketball tema. Imus was fired, but the debate over rap lyrics intensified. Never Forget is not a direct critique of hip-hop, but West says rappers have to be responsible for what they say and portray.

FORMER PRESIDENT TO APPEAR ON OPRAH

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Former President Bill Clinton will appear on The Oprah Winfrey Show next Tuesday, to discuss “Giving,” his new book on philanthropy and civic action that will arrive in bookstores the same day. News of Clinton’s visit was announced Monday in an e-mail sent to members of Winfrey’s book club. Among other salutes to charitable causes, “Giving” praises Winfrey’s “Angel Network,” which has donated millions of dollars around the world, from money for schools in Africa to relief aid for victims of Hurricane Katrina. The book also includes comments from Winfrey, who was asked why she started the Angel Network, and another charitable organization, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls. “I wanted to give back what I was given, a sense of worth,” she replied. “Everyone wants to matter.” Clinton’s wife, Sen. Hillary Clinton, will appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Sept. 4 to discuss her presidential campaign. Four days after Bill Clinton’s interview with Winfrey, the TV mogul will host a star-studded fund-raiser for Hillary’s Democratic rival, Sen. Barack Obama.

HOW WELL CAN THEY SPELL

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Clay Aiken, Kellie Pickler, Regis Philbin and Miss america Lauren Nelson will test thier knowledge in special November episodes of Fox’s Are you Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? The new season starts September 6th.

BLEU TO BLAST OFF

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Corbin Bleu of High School Musical will join science and math teachers for the first ina series of zero-gravity flights as part of this year’s Northrop Grumman Weightless Flights of Discover program. The program, which is in its second year, will fly close to 500 teachers in eight cities nationwide.

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1955: Emmett Till, 14, was kidnapped and lynched in Money, Mississippi.

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Actor J. August Richards (“Angel”) is 34.

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“GOD” NOW HAS VICK’S LIFE

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August 28, 2007

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About Freddie Bell

Freddie Bell, velvet morning voice talent is a mellifluous voice actor, broadcast-journalist, speaker and National Voice Actor. His vast voice over credits, include hosting several radio programs including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Love Train, It’s The Gospel in Tampa, The Freddie Bell Morning Show in radio on KSGS – 950AM, Solid Gold Soul in Minneapolis, plus This is Music, The Freddie Bell Countdown Show and The Minneapolis NAACP Community Affairs television Programs in Minneapolis.
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VICK SAYS HE’S TURNED TO GOD AND APOLOGIZES

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Here’s the full text of Michael Vick’s statement during a press conference held just after 11:30 Monday August 27th at Richmond’s Omni Hotel.

“For most of my life, I’ve been a football player, not a public speaker. So, I really don’t know how to say what I really want to say. I understand it’s not important as far as what you say, but how you say things. So, I take this opportunity just to speak from the heart. First I want to apologize for all the things that I’ve done and that I’ve allowed to happen. I want to personally apologize to Commissioner Goodell, Arthur Blank, Coach Bobby Petrino and my Atlanta Falcon teammates for our previous discussions we had. I was not honest and forthright with those previous discussions. I was ashamed and totally disappointed in myself, to say the least. I want to apologize to all the young kids out there for my immature acts. What I did was very immature so that means I need to grow up. I totally ask for forgiveness and understanding as I move forward to better Micahel Vick the person, not the football player. I take full responsibility for my actions. Not for one second would I sit right her and point the finger and try to blame anybody else for my actions or what I’ve done. I’m totally responsible. Those things did not have to happen. I feel like we all make mistakes. Just I made a mistake in using bad judgment and making bad decisions. And those things just can’t happen. Dogfighting is a terrible thing and I didn’t reject it. I’m upset with myself and through this situation I found Jesus and asked him for forgiveness and I just turned my life over to God. I think that’s the right thing to do as of right now. Like I said, for this entire situation I never pointed the finger at anybody else. I accepted responsibility for my actions and what I did. And now I have to pay the consequences for it. But, in a sense, I think it’ll help me out a lot as a person. I got a lot to think about in the next year or so. I offer my deepest apologies to everybody out therein the world who was affected by this whole situation. If I’m more disappointed in myself than anything it’s because of all the young people, young kids that I let down, who look at Michael Vick as a role model. I have to go through this and put myself in this situation. I hope that every young kid in the world watching this interview right now who’s been following the case would use me as an example to use better judgment and make better decisions. Once again, I offer my deepest apologies to everyone. I will redeem myself. I have to. I got a lot of down time, time to think about my actions and what I’ve done. And how to make Michael Vick a better person. Thank you.”

DMX’S DOGS SEIZED DURING RAID

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Cops said guns, drugs and dog remains also found on Arizona property.
After receiving a tip that several dogs were being mistreated at the Cave Creek, Arizona home of rapper DMX, deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office raided the residence Friday and found more than what they had expected. Authorities discovered 12 dogs (two pit bulls, the rest mastiffs) tied up on the property and the remains of three other dogs buried in the back yard. The search also turned up a variety of firearms and a half-pound of suspected illegal narcotics, according to reports. DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was not at home when the raid was carried out. Neighbors had complained that his canines were tied up without access to any food or water in the dry Arizona heat, and were constantly barking and being mistreated. Police said upon their arrival, the dogs appeared very thin and malnourished.

TYRA’S TOP MODELS FOR CYCLE 9 ANNOUNCED

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The new season begins Sept. 19 on the C-Dub.
Finalists for the ninth season of CW’s America’s Next Top Model were unveiled for the first time Thursday, one month before its scheduled premiere date of Sept. 19. Among the aspiring catwalkers is Ebony, a 20-year-old nursing student from Chicago who, according to a promo video, is a troublemaker in the house; Ambreal, a 19-year-old college student from Dallas; Bianca, an 18-year-old college student from Queens and Saleisha, a 21-year-old receptionist from Los Angeles described by host Tyra Banks as the beautiful black American girl next door. The contestants will live together in a lavish Los Angeles mansion, as they face an array of challenges and photo shoots, with judges Banks, Twiggy, Nigel Barker and J. Alexander deciding who stays and goes each week. The woman who takes the Top Model title will earn a management contract with Elite Model Management, as well as a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl cosmetics. She’ll also appear on the cover of Seventeen and be featured in a six-page spread in the magazine.

REGGIE MILLER SAYS “NO”

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Looks like Boston Celtics fans will have to hang their hopes on the Big Three to make a run for the NBA Finals next season. Analyst Reggie Miller has rejected the team’s request to come out of retirement and join Paul Pierce alongside newly-acquired Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen in a bid to become a contender in the Eastern Conference. Miller told the Celtics his decision after having several conversations with Danny Ainge, Boston’s executive director of basketball operations, during the past two weeks, team spokesman Jeff Twiss said. “Danny and Reggie have been pretty much in communication periodically over the last few weeks or so,” Twiss said Friday. “Danny informed me that (Miller) will not be coming back or out of retirement. “I think it’s Reggie’s news, Reggie’s comeback type of thing. But if that’s his decision, then I think we certainly respect his decision and appreciate his consideration of even attempting to come back.” Miller, the NBA’s career leader in 3-pointers turned 42 on Friday and has spent the last two seasons out of the NBA after retiring from an 18-year pro career, entirely with the Indiana Pacers. He never won an NBA championship.

ANN NESBY SET TO RELEASE NEW CD

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Ann Nesby is without a doubt one of finest, most powerful and emotive R&B singers of the past twenty years. Loved by everyone from American Idol’s Randy Jackson, who calls her “one of the best singers in the world,” and Al Green, who declares her as “a real soul singer,” Ann Nesby occupies an unusual niche in the music industry, that of an inspirational R&B artist. Nesby is preparing for the release of her latest album, to be released September 25, 2007, by Shanachie Records.
In the album Ann Nesby returns to the inspirational R&B of her top-selling albums with a stunning set of all-original songs that is destined to be not only one of the year’s best R&B releases but also one of the most meaningful. Working with up-and-coming producers J. Isaac (who produced grand-daughter Paris Bennett’s album on the heels of her making the finals of American Idol), Paul Jones and Darnell ‘Baby D’ Davis, Ann moves effortlessly from the gospel of her last album In The Spirit to the inspirational R&B of This Is Love. Highlights on This Is Love include the upbeat and celebratory songs “I Can’t Explain It” and “This Could Be Love,” the affirmative ballad “Special Occasion,” the ironic “Thank God” and the sobering “I Apologize,” one of Ann’s favorite songs on the CD. While some listeners may be surprised to hear the song “It’s So Easy Lovin’ U,” a house-music rave-up, devoted Ann Nesby fans will be right at home. The Georgia-based vocalist says, “In all of the projects that I’ve done recently there has always been at least one up-tempo dance track. This goes back to the hit “The Pressure” which I recorded with Sounds Of Blackness. I’ve kept up with fans of that style of music so I always try to give the dance community at least one song that is uplifting and dance-worthy.”

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1949: Paul Robeson’s scheduled singing appearance at the Lakeland picnic grounds in Westchester County, NY is disrupted by a riot instigated and provoked by whites angry at Robeson’s political stance.

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Gospel singer Yolanda Adams is 45.
Actress Chandra Wilson (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 38.
Rapper Mase is 30.
Singer Mario is 21.

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August 23, 2007

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About Freddie Bell

Freddie Bell, velvet morning voice talent is a mellifluous voice actor, broadcast-journalist, speaker and National Voice Actor. His vast voice over credits, include hosting several radio programs including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Love Train, It’s The Gospel in Tampa, The Freddie Bell Morning Show in radio on KSGS – 950AM, Solid Gold Soul in Minneapolis, plus This is Music, The Freddie Bell Countdown Show and The Minneapolis NAACP Community Affairs television Programs in Minneapolis.
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A STREET WITH A NEW NAME

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Kevin Liles, executive vice president of Warner Music Group and author of the book “Make It Happen,” will be honored by his hometown of Baltimore, Maryland on September 1, with his own street. “Kevin Liles Drive” will be located on the 2900 block of what is currently known as Presstman Street in Baltimore. As former President of Def Jam, Liles oversaw the creation of such labels as Roc-A-Fella (Jay-Z), Murder Inc. (Ashanti, Ja Rule), Def Jam South (Ludacris) and many others. “Kevin’s dedication to building a better Baltimore has been proven through his constant contributions and charity work,” Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon told AllHipHop.com in a statement. “Kevin has been instrumental in shaping the lives of so many young people with his commitment to education and improving the quality of life for our residents.”


UNITY EAST WOODBURY HOLDS OUTDOOR SERVICES/PICNIC THIS SUNDAY

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Unity East of Woodbury and the Reverend Geoffrey Davis says the entire community is invited to the upcoming Sunday service (on August 26) which will be held outdoors at Powers Lake Park in Woodbury. The park is located just off Woodbury Drive on Fox Run Road. It is between Hwy 94 and Valley Creek Road. The service will be at the usual 10:00 am time, followed by the pot luck picnic and various entertainments. Feel free to bring your favorite dish for all to enjoy. If you have any questions, please call the church office at 651-731-5330… Bob will hopefully have answers.

At this time the weathermen are predicting pretty nice weather for Sunday, so come on out and enjoy communing with nature.

MARRIAGE AND NO ONE GETS HURT

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Dogg Pound member Kurupt and his girlfriend Gail Gotti recently exchanged wedding vows during an elaborate and private ceremony held in Philadelphia, PA on Saturday (August 20). The pair and 170 of their closest family and friends gathered at the Rittenhouse Hotel to witness the Kurupt, born Ricardo Brown Jr. and Gail Gotti, born JoVan Brumfield, make their long-term relationship official. “Our wedding was perfect,” Gail Gotti told AllHipHop.com. “It was elegant, personal, simple and fun. The day was filled with everything I ever dreamed of and more.” The couple had been planning the wedding since last year and deliberately kept their plans secret to avoid unwanted attention from the media, fans and other would-be wedding crashers.

SMJZ BAND PERFORMS THIS FRIDAY

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Come on out and have some fun!!

Where–Georges On Plato 199 E. Plato Blvd. St. paul 55107
On St. Paul’s west Side across the river from downtown

When
—Friday 8/24/07 9PM-1AM No cover charge

Who—-www.smjz-band.com

The smjz-band will be trying something new. They have added some new vocal tunes!! You’ve got to hear them now to appreciate the new sound. Georges is a nice place with food and drinks enjoyed by many. The HOT sax player Layne Bender, on loan from the www.goodbadfunky.com will be there along with the fabulous Mike Fischer on keys . Both are great players. If you would like to bring a digital camera and take a few pics please do. SMJZ will post them on their web site. We look forward to seeing the entire Twin Cities there.

R. KELLY’S SEX TAPE TO BE SHOWN

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Judge upholds earlier ruling to allow media and public to view alleged smoking gun. The judge in R. Kelly’s forthcoming child pornography trial upheld his earlier ruling to allow the media and public to see the videotape that allegedly shows the singer having sex with an underage girl. During a hearing Tuesday, prosecutors urged Cook County Criminal Court Judge Vincent Gaughan to reverse his ruling, arguing that making the tape public would re-victimize the girl, reports the Chicago Tribune. But Gaughan refused to reconsider, noting that the girl who prosecutors believe is in the video has claimed that it isn’t her. The judge said if the girl had said she was the victim, he would not allow the video to be shown in open court. Assistant State’s Atty. Shauna Boliker also said that a pediatrician, Dr. Sharon Cooper, will testify that the girl – who has been uncooperative with investigators – is exhibiting behavior consistent with someone who has been victimized. Kelly’s attorney, Ed Genson, said the expert’s opinion would be rendered moot because the girl is not the girl on the tape

COLOR PURPLE IS WEARING FANTASIA OUT

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The Broadway star physically is drained by role, but loving it nonetheless. You’d think the hectic, sleep-deprived, roller coaster schedule of “American Idol” would’ve conditioned Fantasia Barrino to handle a Broadway schedule with relative ease. But that’s not the case. In fact, she says her starring role in “The Color Purple” is “kicking her butt” from every direction. “I ain’t never heard the sleep word so much in my life until I got on Broadway,’ she tells the Associated Press. ‘I’m so tired – mentally tired, physically tired.’ Fantasia says the show’s subject matter is equally as draining. ‘Miss Celie takes a lot out of me,’ she says. ‘I’m being told everyday that I’m ugly. … you can’t play the part if you don’t kind of put yourself in her shoes and live her life. So it’s like, I carry that stuff with me.’ ‘I put myself in her shoes in having (daughter) Zion at such a young age and dropping out of school and being in just bad relationships and disrespected,’ she says. “I just feel like God won’t put too much on me than I can bear. As long as I feel like I’m touching somebody … as long as I’m blessing somebody, I know that I’ll be blessed.’ The singer believes in the saying “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger,” and has applied the logic to her run in the stage play. ‘It’s teaching me discipline,’ says Fantasia, who believes she’ll be a new woman when it’s over. ‘I won’t look at things the same. After doing Broadway, you can do anything.”

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1791: Mathematician Benjamin Banneker, who served on the commission which surveyed the District of Columbia, issued his first annual almanac.

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Guitarist Vernon Reid (Living Colour) is 49. Actress Regina Taylor (“The Unit,” “I’ll Fly Away”) is 47. Rapper GZA (Wu-Tang Clan) is 41. Rapper Beenie Man is 34.

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August 21, 2007

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About Freddie Bell

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Invite Freddie to your next event or seminar as a Keynote Speaker, covering topics including You Gotta Have H.E.A.R.T., Tuning In to R.A.D.I.O, Maximizing Your Potential, Imagination, The Secret Key To Success, Winning Through Community Service, Dreaming Your Way to Success and a variety of topics related to sales and sales management. Freddie shares ideas and techniques he used to propel Solid Gold Soul Radio into a household name.
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Method Man Gets Community Service For Pot Charges

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Wu-Tang Clan rapper Method Man has reached a plea deal with prosecutors in New York, after he was arrested in May and charged with possession of marijuana. Method Man, born Clifford Smith, was arrested on May 17, when officers stopped his 2005 Lincoln Navigator for having an expired inspection sticker. When the arresting officer approached the vehicle, he smelled a strong odor of marijuana. A search of the SUV found 28 grams of marijuana in the car. Method Man was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, criminal possession of marijuana, operating a motor vehicle under the influence and driving an uninspected motor vehicle. As part of his plea agreement, the 36-year-old rapper will join New York’s Choices and Consequence program as part of his community service. Method Man will create raps for children, warning about the dangers of drug use.

CHALLENGE ISSUESD TO 50 CENT

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Country music superstar Kenny Chesney recently reminded 50 Cent and Kanye West that his 11th album Just Who I Am: Poets and Pirates is also a contender for the #1 spot on Sept. 11, the same day the two world famous rappers’ albums hits stores. ”It’s funny how with every record that comes out, we’re aware of the urban [competition], and none of those acts acknowledge that I exist, until I have that No. 1 debut on the Top 200,” Chesney told EW. The country music star’s album should give 50 Cent and Kanye West good cause to worry, as it could relegate either Curtis or Graduation to third place on the Billboard Top 200 chart. Chesney’s last four albums have debuted at #1. “This is great promotion for Kanye West to make you think that we can be compared on any level,” 50 told AllHipHop.com.

DIDDY’S RAISIN THIS FALL

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Sean “Diddy” Combs’ movie adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry’s play “A Raisin in the Sun” will air as an “ABC Premiere Event” following the network’s broadcast of The 80th Annual Academy Awards. The three-hour television movie version of “A Raisin in the Sun” is executive produced by Combs and features the rapper/actor/mogul as the character Walter Lee Jr., a role originally played by Sidney Poitier. The dramatic play centers around a family struggling on the Southside of Chicago in the 1950’s awaiting a $10,000 life insurance check, which everyone is eager to spend. In addition to Combs, “A Raisin in the Sun” was executive produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, producers of hit film “Hairspray” and executive producers of the Oscar winning movie “Chicago.” “A Raisin in the Sun” will air on Monday, February 25 from 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM.

MICHAEL VICK TO PLEAD GUILTY NEXT MONDAY

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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick has made the decision to plead guilty to federal dogfighting conspiracy charges following a weekend of weighing options that would have the least affect on his football career. “After consulting with his family over the weekend, Michael Vick asked that I announce today that he has reached an agreement with federal prosecutors regarding the charges pending against him,” lead defense attorney Billy Martin said Monday in a statement. “Mr. Vick has agreed to enter a plea of guilty to those charges and to accept full responsibility for his actions and the mistakes he has made. Michael wishes to apologize again to everyone who has been hurt by this matter.” Vick is charged with conspiracy to travel in interstate commerce in aid of unlawful activities and conspiracy to sponsor a dog in an animal fighting venture. He had pleaded not guilty last month and vowed to clear his name at a November trial.
Three of his co-defendants have accepted deals to plead guilty and had agreed to help prosecutors with their case against Vick. Quanis Phillips of Atlanta and Purnell Peace of Virginia Beach signed statements saying the 27-year-old Atlanta Falcons star participated in executing at least eight underperforming dogs by various means, including drowning and hanging. Phillips, Peace and Tony Taylor, who pleaded guilty last month, also said Vick provided virtually all of the gambling and operating funds for his “Bad Newz Kennels” operation in rural Virginia. Martin’s announcement came as a grand jury that could add new charges met in private. Prosecutors had said that a superseding indictment was in the works, but Vick’s plea most likely means he will not face additional charges. Vick’s plea hearing is Aug. 27. The offense is punishable by up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

OMAROSA RETURNS FOR NEW SEASON OF ‘APPRENTICE’

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Omarosa will try once again to work for Donald Trump in a new celebrity version of NBC’s “The Apprentice” that will also feature Kimora Lee Simmons and former heavyweight boxing champion, George Foreman. “There are more than a hundred others who want to be on the show,” Trump told the New York Post. However, he’s hoping three more celebs – Britney Spears, Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan – will agree to join the cast of “Celebrity Apprentice. We’re negotiating with Britney right now. Can you imagine her doing it?” Trump told Page Six. “We’re not sure what will happen. She’s a f***ing mess. And that little reality show she had did nothing. But she likes the idea of being on television and I think she’d be great.” Recent jail inmate Hilton, he says, “wants to be on, and we’re thinking about it, but I don’t know if we’re going to do it.” As for Lohan, currently in rehab, Trump says: “Another f***ing mess. We haven’t asked her yet, but I’m going to call her this week. It would a positive thing for her to do . . . for all of them.” Trump mentioned several months ago that he would be interested in having his arch-enemy Rosie O’Donnell join the cast, but the former co-host of “The View” responded with the quote: “It will not happen in this lifetime or beyond.” Other confirmed celebrities to appear next season include Jim Cramer, Carmen Electra, Joan Rivers, Naomi Judd, Pete Rose, Dana Patrick, Tony Hawk and Jeff Gordon. The stars will compete each week to raise money for various charities.

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Nat Turner, a brilliant minister, led the first slave revolt of magnitude in Southampton County, Virginia. Some 60 whites were killed before his capture on October 30.

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Actor-filmmaker-writer Melvin Van Peebles is 75.
Actor Clarence Williams III (“The Mod Squad”) is 68.
Actress Loretta Devine (“Boston Public”) is 58.
Singer Kelis is 28.

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