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Hair She Goes: Jennifer Lopez Joins Denzel Washington as National Spokesperson for Boys & Girls Clubs of America | Buzz4Orgs

Denzel Washington has served as national spokesperson for Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) since 1992. An alumnus of the Club in his hometown of Mount Vernon, N.Y. He has served as an active member of BGCA’s Board of Governors since 1996, appeared before Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill, and wrote a book about mentorship – A Hand to Guide Me – with proceeds benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs. By inviting fellow-alumnus Jennifer Lopez to join him as national spokesperson, Denzel is expanding this key role to two people…

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What’s Up with that Brother? Candidate Sweet Micky | Haiti Awaits Election Results

Haitian presidential candidate, Michel Martelly, also known as Sweet Micky , greets people after speaking to the media about the disputed national elections held yesterday on November 29, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. With problems reported from around the country people wait to hear what the results will be. Click photo to follow the buzz and see more. The Cut with that Brother! — Seeing is Believing — You just got the buzz from www.DryerBuzz.com — Combing the headlines. Changing the way we look . . . at life. Posted via…

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Undergraduate college student borrowing has risen dramatically in recent years

Undergraduate college student borrowing has risen dramatically in recent years. Graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in 2008 borrowed 50% more (in inflation-adjusted dollars) than their counterparts who graduated in 1996, while graduates who earned an associate’s degree or undergraduate certificate in 2008 borrowed more than twice what their counterparts in 1996 had borrowed, according to a new analysis of National Center for Education Statistics data by the Pew Research Center’s Social & Demographic Trends project. Increased borrowing by college students has been driven by three trends: More college students…

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Hair She Goes: ‘Dr. Laura’ to Rant Exclusively on SIRIUS XM Radio Beginning January 3, 2011 | Now Go Take On the Day

Beginning Monday, January 3, 2011, Dr. Laura will air live Monday – Friday from 2:00 – 5:00 pm ET on SIRIUS XM Stars (SIRIUS channel 102 and XM channel 155), on SIRIUS Internet Radio, XM Radio Online and through the SIRIUS XM App for the Apple iPhone, iPod touch and many BlackBerry and Android-powered smartphone devices. It will replay later each day and on Saturdays and Sundays. Dr. Laura’s syndicated show has been airing on SIRIUS or XM since January 2005. SIRIUS XM has exclusive content relationships with an array…

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Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Participant Media Host Education Town Hall | WAITING FOR “SUPERMAN” Dec. 2 | myATLevents

Thursday, December 2, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Participant Media will host a Town Hall meeting featuring clips from the film WAITING FOR “SUPERMAN” which explores the current state of education in the U.S. and follows five children whose dreams, hopes and untapped potential reveal all that is at stake at this critical moment. The Town Hall Meeting, “Partnering for Change: The Role of the Community in Improving Education for All Children,” will bring parents and teens together with top local and national education, business and government…

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Inaugural Michelle O Brunch Holiday Event Connects Influencers in Brooklyn December 12th | Buzz4Women

On December 12th, the Inaugural Michelle O Brunch Holiday Event will connect influencers at the Rising Arts Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. Michelle O Brunch is a space that connects goal-directed, progressive and cosmopolitan black women in diverse sectors such as education, media, entertainment, and the arts and career stages from Intern to Senior Executive to Entrepreneur. The impetus for the first Michelle O Brunch in March 2009 was to honor Michelle Obama, the first African-American First Lady of the United States. “In 2009, after witnessing the arrival of our…

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Buzzing Opinion: “Don’t Treat Sharpton Like Sherrod” Says Radio One CEO [OPINION] | News One

Instead, articles like these points to a growing pattern of unfair and exaggerated scrutiny of Black leaders. What seems most newsworthy to the Daily News is that NAN paid Sharpton a salary of $250,000 last year, even as the organization was still paying off its tax debt. Despite their acknowledgment that Sharpton has been more generous than most, often donating his sizable speaking fees, and has forgone a salary for the past two years, the paper still led with the headline: “Tax Debt Doesn’t Stop Sharpton’s Salary.” [11/23/10]. So while…

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Relieve the Pain of Being You | Wednesday Dec 1st on ‘Buzz & Co LIVE 9PM ET

What’s holding you back?  Listen in and begin to relieve the pain of being you.  You meant to get ‘er done this year, but either you hesitated, procrastinated, or just couldn’t get motivated.  Join ‘Buzz & Co’ LIVE to take a resolution assessment as we wrap up 2010 and get ready for the New Year. This is the podcast that will help you find your place in the universe.  WIIFM or What’s in it for me!  Don’t be afraid to ask.  Until you take care of you – you can’t…

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Sunset: Leslie Nielsen Tribute: The Obituary and Death Notice of Leslie Nielsen | Legacy.com

Leslie Nielsen (AP Photo) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Leslie Nielsen, who went from drama to inspired bumbling as a hapless doctor in “Airplane!” and the accident-prone detective Frank Drebin in “The Naked Gun” comedies, has died. He was 84. His agent John S. Kelly says Nielsen died Sunday at a hospital near his home in Ft. Lauderdale where he was being treated for pneumonia. The Canadian-born Nielsen came to Hollywood in the mid-1950s after performing in 150 live television dramas in New York. With a craggily handsome face, blond…

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Highlights: Falcons V Green Bay Packers November 28 | myATLevents PhotoBuzz

Falcons win 20-17 now 9-2 Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (L) is sacked by Atlanta Falcons defensive end Kroy Biermann in the first half ; Mike Peterson of the Atlanta Falcons reacts after recovering a fumble by the Green Bay Packers in the end zone at Georgia Dome on November 28, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. Tony Gonzalez of the Atlanta Falcons pulls in this reception against Tramon Williams of the Green Bay Packers; Michael Turner of the Atlanta Falcons rushes rushes upfield away from Nick Collins of the Green…

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Sunday Screener: Mason Richards sits down with Director George Tillman Jr. | BlackTree TV | Seeing is Believing

Welcome to the Sunday Screener where Seeing is Believing.  This week we feature a buzzing interview from BlackTree.TV where Mason Richards sits down with Director George Tillman Jr. (Soul Food, Men of Honor, Notorious) to discuss his new movie FASTER staring Billy Bob Thornton and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. After seeing the film, Cooley High, Milwaukee, Wisconsin native George Tillman, Jr. became inspired to make films of his own. In 1994, George wrote and directed his first feature film, Scenes For The Soul. It was shot entirely in Chicago, using…

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Lip Gate: The Money Shot! President Obama’s Lip Gate Update | The Cut with that Brother (no pun intended)

First and foremost, let it be known this feature section was called “The Cut with that Brother” before the President ran into the emphasis elbow during a holiday basketball game. How appropriate is it for us to bring you the lip gate update. 🙂 U.S. President Barack Obama with the first family watches a basketball game at the Howard University in Washington November 27, 2010. Duck Mr. President President Barack Obama attended the game between Howard University and Oregon State, which is coached by his brother in law Craig Robinson….

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Healing 100 Hearts in 100 Days Reality Series Wrap Party & Awards Ceremony Dec 2nd | myATLevents

Healing 100 Hearts in 100 Days Reality Series Wrap Party & Awards Ceremony Thursday Dec. 2nd from 6-10pm at 595 North Ave. Atlanta, GA 30318. Special event includes networking with some of Atlanta’s entertainment Pro’s including actor and producer Tommy Ford (Martin), author/producer Jack A. Daniels, the cast, several celebs & Atlanta’s elite to celebrate the success of REAL women who took on the Challenge to “DO Better and BE Better!” ($10 Donation) Mix and mingle with all while being a blessing to a great cause Healing 100 Hearts in…

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Chandra Currelley Live at Sambuca (Atlanta) | Sunday, November 28 · 6:30pm – 10:30pm| myATLevents

Chandra Currelley has just finished a nationwide tour playing “Shirley” in Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Big Happy Family”, available on DVD and Blue Ray November 23, 2010. You probably recognize Chandra as the singer in the nightclub “Chandra’s” in the hit movie, “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” and Brenda in “What’s Done In The Dark”. Ms. Currelley is the former lead singer for the legendary recording group, the S.O.S. Band. The multitalented singer, songwriter and producer has two solo CD’s, “Love Songs” and “The Real Me” which are top sellers…

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After Thanksgiving: How about some Turkey Pot Pie | Recipies and VideoBuzz

Pot pie is the ultimate comfort food. With switched-up ingredients and creative twists, FoodNetwork offers us the most popular variations to try before we get tired of the turkey.  Get created.  Let us know us know which dishes you try. You just got the buzz from www.DryerBuzz.com — Combing the headlines. Changing the way we look . . . at life.   Posted via email from DryerBuzz’s posterous Extra Buzz#DryerBuzz — Security cameras catching more than criminals? | Listen #DryerBuzz — Black Lives Matter! Why ask why? | Listen #DryerBuzz…

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