Posts Tagged ‘@alibomaye’

‘We Win, We Win’? From White House Death of Bin Laden Celebrations

Car horns honking, American flag draped college kids yelling “USA! USA!” and “FUCK FINALS!,” at least one Marine who will no doubt be getting very lucky tonight, mentions of the Bachelor and Journey all pointed to a distinctly American ‘celebration’(?) of the death of Osama Bin Laden: [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/64912098475511808"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/64915525658095617"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/64926133602361344"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/64936809024598016"] [blackbirdpie […]

Revolution Sounds Like A…Pop Song

Last night Wael Ghonim took to his Twitter to profess his appreciation for the Miley Cyrus’ The Climb as a source of inspiration. Worried about his taste and understanding of American Pop music I quickly made a few suggestions of my own: Nas, Johnny Cash, Nelly Furtado, and even Kelly Clarkson (what’s more inspirational AND […]

Sights and Sounds of DC Protest for Egypt

Can anyone translate the Arabic? Chants and Pictures: [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31792497361424384"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31792886655754242"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31794144066142210"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31794853046128641"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31795078729048064"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31796064902189057"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31796556801773568"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31797352901648384"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31797900489007104"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31798758043815936"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31800195289190401"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31800887311601664"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31801893135056896"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31802680393342976"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31803767280111618"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31805295474774016"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31806775749517312"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31807825860624384"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31808159697866752"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31809085015859200"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31809481880895488"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31811572884054017"] [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/alibomaye/status/31815287930093568"] [blackbirdpie […]

Maybe There’s a Devil : Salman Rushdie Comes to DC

“The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still.” Walking into a packed house of excited and anxious people at the Historic Sixth & I Synagogue in Washington, DC, I couldn’t help but feel a little uneasy to know that all of this fervor and anticipation was for Salman […]

BNW Calls Out Bossip’s Double Standards of Race?

Earlier in the evening Bossip retweeted this: View cthagod’s tweet When Mo’nique won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Bossip posted this: View Bossip’s tweet Noticing the double standard I posed this question to Bossip: View alibomaye’s tweet Bossip‘s Response: View Bossip’s tweet My response: View alibomaye’s tweet Bossip: View Bossip’s tweet Me: View […]