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The Snob Talks Bob Filner and Christine Beatty on NPR

I returned to the Beauty Shop segment of NPR's Tell Me More with Michel Martin today where we chatted about ex-San Deigo Mayor Bob Filner after he pled guilty to a series of lesser charges related to his sexual harassment case AND we talked about former mistress of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, Christine Beatty, who wrote about her role in "A Real Life Scandal" for Essence Magazine's November issue. 

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The Snob Talks Government Shutdown on HLN

I was in Jane Velez-Mitchell's the Lion's Den last night on HLN as our government hurled towards a shutdown. Thanks to my good friend, Dr. Jason Johnson, there's actual video capture of it. So if anyone missed the shoutfest the first go-round, here you go!

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Speech: "Everyone Hates A Black Woman Until They Need One"

Saturday I had the privilege of being the keynote speaker at the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Baltimore Metropolitan Chapter's Annual Torchbearer's Breakfast. I wanted to post video of the speech but for some reason the audio goes wobbly after about 5 minutes into my 18 minute speech. So, at the request of quite a few women at the event, I'm posting a transcript of my original speech here. Unfortunately, I did quite a bit of ad-libbing, so not all the parts of my speech from that day will be in this text, but you will get the gist of it. The speech was half original material and half a post I wrote a year ago for Clutch Magazine Online entitled "Black Woman: It's All Your Fault (Not That You Care)"

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