Solid Gold Soul

December 6, 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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To coincide with the current presidential campaign, Grammy winner Queen Latifah has teamed up with TV’s Lifetime channel to highlight the issues most important to women this campaign season and encourage women to go to the polls. The singer is the spokesperson for Lifetime Networks’ award-winning, nonpartisan Every Woman Counts campaign.

While crisscrossing the country on her Trav’lin’ Light concert tour, Latifah has also taped several video segments asking women to complete the sentence, “If I Were President, I Would ” The spots will begin airing on Lifetime in January and continue through Election Day in November.

“Women have a lot to say about the issues they want addressed in the presidential campaign,” stated Latifah. “I am excited to join forces with Lifetime Networks to use my tour to get their voices heard. It doesn’t matter what party the women I talk to are affiliated with; we just want to make sure that women, 52 percent of the population, get the opportunity to get their point across because they are shaping our country’s future.”

In addition to the interviews conducted by Queen Latifah, the Lifetime campaign will also feature interviews with celebrities, political candidates, thought leaders, viewers and visitors at

The networks plans to collect one million responses on-camera, online and on postcards at grassroots events throughout the year, then share them with presidential candidates, nonprofit organizations, the media, and ultimately the newly elected leaders Washington, D.C. in January 2009.

Latifah recently wrapped her national tour to promote her second vocal CD, Trav’lin’ Light.



It’s happened. has EXCLUSIVELY learned that Queen Latifah and her longtime girlfriend Jeanette are OFFICIALLY ENGAGED!!! The two women have been in a relationship for more than 4 years – and they’ve finally decided to make it official.

And there’s more. can confirm that the two are planning on PUBLICLY coming out to the world about their engagement. Word is that once Queen Latifah’s finished promoting her current movie, The Perfect Holiday an announcement will be made. can’t reveal our source to this story, but we can tell you that we’re 100% sure on this one. And we can also tell you that ABSOLUTELY NO ONE in the media (no magazines, no bloggers, no TV stations, no radio personalities – NO ONE) else is reporting this story right now.



Comic Dave Chappelle, who has returned to the stand-up arena after walking away from his popular cable sketch show two years ago, broke the endurance record for a standup routine Sunday (December 2nd) with a show at Hollywood’s famed Laugh Factory.

The 34-year-old comedian topped his own record of six hours and seven minutes, set in mid-April, by telling jokes for a total of six hours and 12 minutes.

Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada explained to AP, “Dave was determined to keep his record because he recently heard that Dane Cook was planning on trying to break (his) record.”

Cook had previously been the title holder, putting in three hours and 50 minutes on stage in early April and breaking the record set in 1980 by Richard Pryor, at two hours and 41 minutes.

Chappelle spurred rumors about his mental health in 2005 when he abruptly walked away from a $50 million deal to continue his hit Chappelle’s Show on Comedy Central and went to Africa. At the Laugh Factory, the comic told audience members he’d been traveling, most recently to Ecuador, Masada said.



The National Association for the Advancement Of Colored People will unveil its slate of 2008 nominees for its prestigious Image Awards at a press conference to be held January 8th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. The annual event honors projects and individuals in music, television, movies, and literature who have demonstrated exemplary works by and for people of color.

In addition to revealing hosts, performers, and nominees for the 39th annual Image Award presentation, the NAACP will also reveal nominations for two new award categories: Outstanding Documentary: Television or Motion Picture and Outstanding World Music Album. The addition of the World Music category aims to expose audiences to an eclectic variety of music from various regions including Africa, South America and Asia.

The 39th annual NAACP Image Awards will be broadcast live on February 14th from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on the Fox network.

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In 1784, One of the first black female poets in America, Phyllis Wheatley, dies.
In 1832, Sarah Gorham is born. In 1888, she becomes the first woman appointed by the AME Church to serve as a missionary to any foreign country.
In 1895, Elbert Frank Cox is born in Evansville, Indiana. He becomes the first black man to hold a doctoral degree in mathematics, which he received from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, in 1925.
In 1918, Charity Earley, who in 1942 becomes the first black commissioned officer in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, is born.
In 1935, The National Council Of Negro Women is founded in New York City with Mary McLeod Bethune as president.
In 1935, Langston Hughes’s play The Mulatto begins a long run on Broadway in New York City.
In 1955, the historic bus boycott begins in Montgomery, Alabama. At a mass meeting at the Holt Street Baptist Church, Martin Luther King, Jr. is elected president of the boycott organization.
In 1957, New York City becomes the first city to legislate against racial or religious discrimination in the housing market with the adoption of the Fair Housing Practices Law.
In 1969, “Wedding Bell Blues” by the Fifth Dimension is certified gold.
In 1975, the Family Reunion album by the O’Jays is certified gold.
In 1975, the Gratitude album by Earth, Wind & Fire is certified gold.
In 1984, the self-titled album by New Edition is certified gold.
In 1984, the “Purple Rain” single by Prince & the Revolution is certified gold.
In 1985, the Break Out album by the Pointer Sisters is certified triple platinum.
In 1988, the Lovesexy album by Prince is certified gold.
In 1989, the Who? album by Tony! Toni! Tone! is certified gold.
In 1990, the Please Hammer Don’t Hurt ‘Em album by Hammer is certified eight times platinum.
In 1990, the “Tom’s Diner” single by D.N.A. Featuring Suzanne Vega is certified gold.
In 1990, the World Clique album by Deee-lite is certified gold.
In 1992, Ice Cube’s album The Predator debuts at Number One on both the pop and the R&B charts, making him the first hardcore rap artist to accomplish the feat.
In 1994, the Queen Of The Pack album by Patra is certified gold.
In 1995, the We Got It album by Immature is released.
In 2000, K-Ci & JoJo release the album X.

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Eddy Curry, member of NBA’s New York Knicks, 25

Doctor Dre, radio personality and actor (Juice, Who’s The Man?, Ride), 44

Lauren London, actress (ATL, Entourage), 23

Little Richard, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame singer-pianist, 75

Wanita “D-Woods” Woodgette, member of Danity Kane, 24

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