Wedding Cake Postage Stamp for Brides-to-Be

Looking for a stamp to top off your gorgeous wedding invitations? The U.S. postal service thought you might. This week it began selling a 65-cent stamp featuring a picture of a three-tier wedding cake topped with white flowers. The first-class stamp is sold in sheets of 20 and is ideal for mailing wedding invitations weighing up to two ounces. It's available at post offices nationwide and online at

Music Monday: President Obama Sings Al Green

If you haven't heard already, President Obama appeared at a fundraiser at the Apollo Theater last week and sang the opening line of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together."
Have a listen:

Watch "Find Our Missing" Tonight

On our message board we've talked about the discrepancy in the way missing people are reported in the media. Actually, it's closer to the point to say that missing white women and children simply get more press. TV One is doing something about that with its new 10-part series "Find Our Missing", hosted by hosted by S. Epatha Merkerson (of Law & Order fame). It tells the stories of Black people who are missing, but who didn't grab headlines in the mainstream media.
The series premieres TONIGHT at 10 p.m. on TV One. Please be sure to watch it. Personally, I'm already hoping there will be more seasons of this program because the need is so great. But it's a very impressive start!

Wordless Wednesday: Diahann Carroll

As the saying goes, trends may come and go but elegance never goes out of style. Take a look at these pictures of actress/singer Diahann Carroll in the fifties.

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