Author Archives: Gregory Dale

  • In The Mixx Fridays

    On any given Friday night, the U Street corridor is bustling with a rather unique blend of hipsters, young professionals and students from nearby universities. At Indulj Restaurant and Lounge, a small eatery nestled just steps away from the U Street Metro station, you can also catch Marlee in ...

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  • Spirit of ’63 Revived in Memorial March on Washington

    Tens of thousands of demonstrators convened in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial Aug. 24 to demand justice and jobs in an emotional and peaceful commemoration of the historic 1963 March on Washington. Themed a“National Action to Realize the Dream,” the March on Washington 2013, and ...

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  • Thousands Witness Obama’s Second Swearing In

    Barack Obama, the son of a Kenyan government economist and a White anthropologist, was sworn in to his second term as president of the United States on Jan. 21, taking his oath with his hand touching Bibles owned by Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr. Under a cloudy sky that later turned ...

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  • Black Star Power Shines Bright at BET Inaugural Ball

    WASHINGTON, D.C.–Just hours after President Obama was sworn in to his second term, a host of musicians, actors and dignitaries lined the red carpet at BET Networks' 2013 Inaugural Ball. The black-tie affair, hosted by comedian Wayne Brady was held at the Smithsonian National Art ...

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  • Allen West – Good Riddance!

    Since taking office in January 2011, Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), a Tea Party darling, has spurred controversy and made his way onto headlines for his often incendiary and irresponsible comments. Jan. 22, 2011 When asked on “The Shalom Show,” featuring host Richard Peritz, how he was ...

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  • Aretha Franklin Says Halle Berry May Be Her Cousin

    “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin may be related to Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry, according to a press release from her publicist. According to EURWeb.com, a family member told Franklin, 70, that her grandmother and Halle's grandmother were first cousins. The singer is ...

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