RIP: Evelyn Cunningham Saturday, May 29 2010 

First let me apologize because I am almost a month late in reporting this. 

Evelyn Cunningham, famed civil rights era reporter, passed away in April at the age of 94.  Ms. Cunningham was a pioneering african american female reporter during a time when women were usually relegated to stories about fashion and homemaking. She covered the hard stories playing out in the african american community, even earning the nickname the Lynching Editor for her coverage of the brutal hangings that happened during those turbulent times.

A tall and stylish lady she lived in Harlem, NY most of her life and served as an advisor to Governor Nelson Rockefeller. Married four times she had no children of her own but raised her niece Gigi Freeman. Frequently photographed at social functions throughout New York City, Cunningham remained active in the community.

photo credit: NYSocialDiary.com

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RIP Alexander Haig Saturday, Feb 20 2010 

Alexander Haig

Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig has died.  He was 85.

Happy Birthday… Sunday, Jan 17 2010 

…Michelle Obama!  The first lady turns 46 today and is representing the fabulous 40’s crowd in fine form.  President Obama threw his beautiful wife a surprise party on Saturday evening at chic organic eatery Restaurant Nora.

First Lady exiting her surprise party

photo credit: huffingtonpost.com

Bianna Golodryga Engaged! Thursday, Dec 31 2009 

Power Couple

Congratulations to Bianna Golodryga of Good Morning America and White House budget director Peter Orszag on their engagement.