Solid Gold Soul

November 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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Sean Taylor, 1983-2007

Pro Bowl safety Sean Taylor died Tuesday after he was shot in his home by an apparent intruder, leaving the Washington Redskins in mourning for a teammate who seemed to have reordered his life since becoming a father.

The 24-year-old player died at Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he had been airlifted after the shooting early Monday.

“It is with deep regret that a young man had to come to his end so soon,” father Richard Taylor said in a statement on behalf of the family. “Many of his fans loved him because the way he played football. Many of his opponents feared him the way he approached the game. Others misunderstood him, many appreciated him and his family loved him.”

A string of mourners, including Taylor’s father, visited the player’s home and embraced outside. Authorities entered the home, but it was unclear what they were doing. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the league will honor Taylor’s memory at all games this weekend.



Grammy winning singer Stephanie Mills will make a special guest appearance on an episode of BET’s gospel talent contest Sunday Best tonight (November 27th). The onetime star of Broadway’s The Wiz will share advice with the three remaining finalists as well as perform. Still competing for the crown are finalists Shari Addison of Chicago, Jermaine Sellers of Joliet, Illinois, and Crystal Aikin of Tacoma, Washington. Tonight’s episode will see the number cut to two. Sunday Best, hosted by Kirk Franklin, airs at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Mills’ most recent album was 2004’s Born For This!, which was released on the independent JM label through Lightyear Entertainment.



Tyra Banks’ top-rated CW show America’s Next Top Model will have a new judge when it reconvenes for its tenth cycle next season. Czech-born model Paulina Porizkova will take over for English beauty and ’60s icon Twiggy, who has had to step down after four seasons due to scheduling conflicts. Former model and photographer Nigel Barker and outrageous runway coach Miss J. Alexander will be back on the panel alongside creator and host Banks. In other Tyra news, Alicia Keys appeared on the Tyra Banks show recently.


Melanie Brown (Scary Spice)

Tonight ( Tuesday, November 27th) we find out if Marie Osmond, Melanie Brown, or Helio Castroneves will claim the Dancing With The Stars crystal ball trophy. If last night’s final dance scores were any indication, Spice Girl Melanie Brown will win the title with the singer and her partner earning 55 out of a possible 60 points from the show’s three judges. Right on her heels is race car driver Castroneves, who garnered 54 points. Marie Osmond received less-than-stellar remarks on her two dances and finished the night with 46 points. The format for tonight’s season finale is different than that of years past. First, last night’s scores will be combined with the results of America’s call-in votes. The couple receiving the lowest point total at that point will be eliminated early on in the program. Then, the remaining two couples will perform their favorite dance of the season, with the scores of that performance being tallied to last night’s score and the results of call-in voting.



A man arrested for trying to extort $1.5 million from Oprah Winfrey last year is now attempting to publish a damaging expose about the talk show queen’s company, Harpo. Keifer Bonvillain, who is 37, landed in jail in 2006 after he failed to sell audiotapes of a high-ranking Harpo employee bashing Winfrey, but the charges didn’t stick and now he has launched a website in an attempt to get a publisher for the expose, which he’s titled Ruthless. Meanwhile, Winfrey made a secret trip on Sunday (November 25th) to her all-girls South African school, where abuse allegations have drawn international attention.

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In 1841, the liberators of the ship Amistad set sail for Africa aboard the Gentleman.
In 1895, French novelist Alexandre Dumas dies.
In 1910, New York City’s Pennsylvania Station opened as the world’s largest railway station.
In 1925, Marjorie Joyner is granted a patent for a permanent wave machine which could wave the hair of both white and black people.
In 1940, martial arts expert and actor Bruce Lee was born. He dies in 1973.
In 1942, legendary rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix is born in Seattle. He dies in 1970.
In 1944, Congressman Mickey Leland of Texas was born in Lubbock. Leland was killed when the plane in which he was a passenger crashed in southwestern Ethiopia.
In 1956, Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Don Newcombe won baseball’s first Cy Young Award.
In 1957, Dorothy Height, a YMCA official, was elected president of the National Council Of Negro Women.
In 1970, Pope Paul VI was slightly wounded in a knife attack at the Manila airport in the Philippines by a Bolivian painter disguised as a priest.
In 1978, San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk, a gay-rights activist, were shot to death inside City Hall by former supervisor Dan White.
In 1997, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City was marred when a gust of wind knocked part of a lamppost onto a 34-year-old woman, fracturing her skull and leaving her in a coma for almost a month.

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Robin Givens, actress, former wife of boxer Mike Tyson, 43

Jaleel White, actor (Family Matters), 31

Twista, rapper, 34

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PO Box 390521
Minneapolis, MN 55439