HOW TO REACH 10 MILLION TWITTER FOLLOWERS: CNN REACHES 10 MILLION TWITTER MILESTONE

CNN marked a milestone Monday. Just before noon, the @cnnbrk account topped 10 million followers on Twitter. That puts our Twitter account in the company of Lady Gaga, President Barack Obama and Cristiano Ronaldo. To mark the occasion, it’s worth reflecting how we got here. The first tweet on @cnnbrk wasn’t news, and it wasn’t… [Continue Reading]

WHAT WOULD YOU DO, IF WHAT YOU LIVE FOR ENDS?

Retirement terrifies sports stars. It truly feels like death. The end of a glittering career can feel like falling off a cliff to an athlete who thrives on fame and fortune. And the longer the career, the harder the end game seems to be. It is very sad see some of our beloved stars, such… [Continue Reading]

SHOUTOUT TO NIGERIA’S LINDA IKEJI IN CNN ARTICLE ON OBAMA VS ROMNEY

Congrats to Linda Ikeji, whose blog, is mentioned in an article in CNN.com this morning about the Obama vs Romney presidential race. The article, written by Tolu Ogunlesi, a freelance journalist in Lagos, Nigeria. In 2009 he was awarded the Arts and Culture prize in the annual CNN Multichoice African Journalism Awards. Read excerpts below:… [Continue Reading]

CNN’S ANDERSON COOPER COMES OUT: I’M GAY, HAPPY AND PROUD

In a lengthy e-mail message to the Daily Beast’s Andrew Sullivan that was posted to the site on Monday, CNN’s Anderson Cooper comes out publicly as gay. Sullivan, who writes that he has counted Cooper as a friend for more than two decades, says in the article that he asked Cooper to weigh in on a… [Continue Reading]

WHO IS CNN’S DON LEMON?

You would think that I would have been used to seeing black people on TV by now. The truth is that every time I see a black person…well more specifically, a black man on TV, I look a bit closer. Many people may not understand this, but black men are always portrayed in such a… [Continue Reading]

VIDEO: MAN STUFFS BABY IN SPINNING WASHING MACHINE

You just can’t make up dumb stuff like this. Even the mother of the child took it too lightly, in my opinion. Check out the video By Ngo Okafor The most downloaded black male model Nigerian American black male model photo gallery and blog www.getingo.com

CNN DOESN’T GET IT!! NEW VIDEO – COPS DON’T TREAT BLACK PEOPLE AND WHITE PEOPLE THE SAME WAY

CHECK OUT THE VIDEO BELOW!!!! As much as I respect CNN’s reporting of news all over the world, they are wrong here. I just saw a news segment on CNN about someone killing drivers along Mississippi highways. The CNN specialist that was brought on to talk about the case advised viewers that if a cop is… [Continue Reading]

NO JOKE!!! OBESITY COULD AFFECT 42% OF AMERICANS BY 2030

This is not a joke. USA Today posted this article today. Please take it seriously!! “If nothing is done (about obesity), it’s going to hinder efforts for health care cost containment,” says  Justin Trogdon, a research economist with RTI International, a non-profit research organization in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park.   As of 2010, about… [Continue Reading]

NGO OKAFOR AND LOLA OGUNNAIKE ON THE RED CARPET FOR FACE 2 FACE AFRICA AWARDS

I just found this video of my friend and former CNN correspondent, Lola Ogunnaike and I on the red carpet (or should I say purple Carpet) for the Face 2 Face Africa Awards. Lola is a Nigerian journalist doing big things. She recently interviewed on a huge special with the Obamas. It was such a… [Continue Reading]