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Solid Gold Soul

Aug. 30, 2008

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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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Invesco Field, Denver

Invesco Field, Denver

Sen. Barack Obama laid out his plan for change in America as he accepted the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night, securing his place in history as the first African-American to lead a major party ticket.

Sen. Barack Obama accepted his party’s nomination for the presidency Thursday night.

“Change happens because the American people demand it — because they rise up and insist on new ideas and new leadership, a new politics for a new time. America, this is one of those moments,” he told supporters at the Democratic National Convention. “I believe that as hard as it will be, the change we need is coming.”

Barack Obama Accepts Nomination

Barack Obama Accepts Nomination

Obama pitted himself against John McCain, repeatedly countering attacks from his Republican rival while casting the election as a choice between change and failure, as he addressed tens of thousands of cheering people and millions of primetime TV viewers.
McCain would continue the policies of the Bush administration, Obama said.
“We are here because we love this country too much to let the next four years look just like the last eight. On November 4, we must stand up and say: ‘Eight is enough,’ ” he told the Denver throng.
In addition to slamming McCain on Iraq, energy policy and health care, Obama said his rival for the White House is out of touch with the concerns of the average American. It was 45 years ago when Dr. Martin Luther King gave his historic, “I Have A Dream,” speech in Washington DC.


McCain Palin

McCain Palin

Sen. John McCain has picked Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate, a senior McCain campaign official told CNN on Friday.
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, seen in a February photo, will be John McCain’s running mate, sources say.

Palin, 44, who’s in her first term as governor, is a pioneering figure in Alaska, the first woman and the youngest person to hold the state’s top political job.
She catapulted to the post with a strong reputation as a political outsider, forged during her stint in local politics. She was mayor and a council member of the small town of Wasila and was chairman of the state Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, which regulates Alaska’s oil and gas resources, in 2003 and 2004. The conservative Palin defeated two so-called political insiders to win the governor’s job — incumbent Gov. Frank Murkowski in the GOP primary and former two-term Democratic Gov. Tony Knowles in the 2006 general election.


Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige

More cities and second shows have been added to Mary J. Blige’s “Love Soul Tour” with Robin Thicke and newcomer Dave Young, who is signed to Blige’s Matriarch Records label. The trek, which kicks off Sept. 13 in North Charleston, SC, now stretches through Oct. 22 with a performance in Honolulu, HI. Also, a second night was added at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall and dates in Los Angeles and Omaha, NE, have also been confirmed.
An updated itinerary is listed below. (Let me hear from you Omaha!! freddie bell)

September 2008
13 – North Charleston, SC – North Charleston Coliseum
19 – Virginia Beach, VA – Verizon Wireless Virginia Beach Amphitheater
20 – Bristow, VA – Nissan Pavilion
21 – Raleigh, NC – Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
26 – Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center
27 – Charlotte, NC – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
28 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre

October 2008
2, 3 – New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall
8 – Baltimore, MD – 1st Mariner Arena

10 – Sunrise, FL – BankAtlantic Center
11 – Tampa, FL – Ford Amphitheatre
12 – Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre
14 – Chicago, IL – Arie Crown Theater
15 – Omaha, NE – Qwest Center Omaha

17 – Las Vegas, NV – Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort
18 – Concord, CA – Sleep Train Pavilion
19 – Los Angeles, CA – Gibson Amphitheatre
22 – Honolulu, HI – Blaisdell Arena


Arnelle Simpson

Arnelle Simpson

OJ Simpson

OJ Simpson

The New York Daily News is reporting that O.J. Simpson was knocked to the ground Sunday by his daughter Arnelle in a tussle over his 32-year-old girlfriend, Christie Prody.
“Arnelle had a fight with Christie over Christie’s behavior,” a source told the newspaper. “That’s what started the whole thing. Christie has some problems with drinking, and Arnelle got mad. O.J. said ‘Don’t talk to her like that,’ and Arnelle pushed him.”
According to the source, Arnelle, 39, called 911 in a fit of guilt after she toppled her 61-year-old dad, giving him a minor head injury. The National Enquirer quoted a source saying O.J. was “cut on the back of his head, blood was coming out the side of his mouth and his lip was cut.” The Enquirer said Arnelle was also upset with O.J. for giving money to Prody, while his high school sweetheart – Arnelle’s mom, Marguerite Whitley – has to work at WalMart to make ends meet. Additionally, Arnelle lashed out at OJ for “ditching” Whitley to marry Nicole Brown Simpson, the Enquirer reported. O.J. was acquitted of Nicole’s murder in 1995. Two years later, a civil jury found him “responsible” for the killing.
The police report says the altercation ended when Arnelle agreed to leave O.J.’s house “in order to let things calm down.”

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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. Aug. 30, 1881: W.S. Campbell patents the improved, self-setting animal trap (Patent No. 246,369). Aug. 31, 1979: Donald McHenry was named to succeed Andrew Young as UN ambassador.
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Aug. 29: Singer Michael Jackson is 50.

Bassist-singer Me’Shell NdegeOcello is 39.

Singer Carl Martin of Shai is 38.

Aug. 30: Actress Michael Michele (“ER”, “Homicide: Life On The Street”) is 42.

Aug. 31: Keyboardist Larry Waddell of Mint Condition is 45.

Actor Chris Tucker (“Rush Hour”) is 36.

Actress Sara Ramirez (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 33.

Singer Tamara of Trina and Tamara is 31.

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Our Time is Now!!
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Freddie Bell
PO Box 390521
Minneapolis, MN 55439


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