VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: At their best, the Georgetown Hoyas are the antithesis of madness. When a game is all frenetic action and emotion, they are methodical and precise. But at their worst, that deliberateness becomes a liability, and coolness turns to lethargy. The Hoyas were at their worst against Ohio in the opening round […]

Kirk Whalum stopped through the WOL 1480 AM studios to talk with Bernie McCain about this new project, “The Gospel According to Jazz Chapter III.” See photos of his visit here.

VIA EURWEB: The entire senior class at Chicago’s only public all-male, all-African-American high school has been accepted to four-year colleges. At last count, the 107 seniors had earned spots at 72 schools across the nation. Mayor Richard Daley and Chicago Public Schools chief Ron Huberman surprised students at an all-school assembly at Urban Prep Academy […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: At Friendship Heights Metrorail station this week, commuters in raincoats hurried down one of two broken escalators to the platform to catch a rush-hour train, then bumped into one another as they boarded the crowded cars. Lines of dozens of impatient commuters waited for a slow eight-person elevator at the station […]

By Mark F. Gray After a regular season with more number one teams than President Obama has critics we can now let the real madness begin. The NCAA Men’s Tournament, the premiere sports event in the country is now upon us. This is as wide open a tournament as there has been in years so […]

Among the outspoken African-American political and social figures that have criticized President Obama for not doing more for black Americans in these tough economic times, Al Sharpton has emerged as the voice of support for Obama’s presidential initiatives designed to help all Americans. According to an article written for The Wall Street Journal, “President Barack […]

Eight time Grammy nominated, Stellar award winning Jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum talks to Bernie McCain today at 5 pm about the Gospel According To Jazz Chapter Three and the upcoming DVD viewing party at New Horizon Hall of Elegance, 2209 Mt. Rainier, Maryland Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm. The Gospel According to Jazz, Chapter III, in all […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Michelle Obama on Tuesday called on corporate food giants such as Coca-Cola, General Mills and Kraft Foods to step up efforts to produce more healthful food and then market that, rather than junk food, to children. Speaking at a meeting of the Grocery Manufacturers Association on Tuesday, Obama said she hopes […]

DAYTON, Ohio – Allen Smith scored 14 points and Tyree Glass added 10 as the Southwestern Athletic Conference Champion University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff defeated Winthrop 61-44 in the 2010 NCAA Tournament Opening Round Game. The Golden Lions advance to play Duke Friday in Jacksonville, Florida. The win by the Golden Lions was the first by […]

VIA WJLA: A woman matching the description of a serial bank robber has been taken into custody outside a bank robbery in Chantilly, Fairfax County police said Tuesday. Officer Don Godhardt, a police spokesperson, says investigators had numerous banks in the Centreville and Chantilly area under surveillance because of the recent string of bank robberies. […]