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I’m not sure what it’s like where you live, but in Chicago gasoline is $4.20 a gallon for regular unleaded (Yikes! And it’s not even summer yet!) Check out what President Obama recently had to say about the issue in the “Life In General” section. Once again I stumbled upon some interesting articles and websites this week, like the profile on the new young adult author Kyle Chais who wrote Nameless, the amazing photography of Erik Johansson and tips on how to stop being negative. Take a peek at some other headlines you may have missed this week.

(Click on the titles below to read the articles and watch videos.)


* Africa First, Female Film Makers Show Africa In A Different Light (Indiewire.com)

* Wow! Kanye West’s Fall/Winter 2012 Fashion Collection (Style Pantry)

*Are You Ready To Be Your Own Boss? The Life Of A Freelancer (Psychology Today)

*Impoverished Youth Publishes Young Adult Novel “Nameless” (The Grio)

*AMAZING “Must See” Photography by Erik Johansson (Make SomethingHappen Mondays!)


*Lupus Attaching Nick Cannon’s Kidneys (CNN)

*Michael Jackson’s Entire Back Catalog Stolen By Hackers (EURweb)

*News Anchor Apologies For Using Profane Language Live On Air, Contract Not Renewed (New York Times) (Watch the on air video)

*Eddie Murphy Ready To Take On Role Of James Brown (Madame Noire)

Life in General:

*USDA Approves Pink Slime “Meat,” Bad News For School Lunches (My Brown Baby)

*The New Jim Crow Book Get’s Things Heated Up With Drug Law Debate (New York Times)

*FDNY Owes $128 Mill After Failing To Desegregate (Dominion of New York)

*Kony Video Goes Viral (Huffington Post)

*President Obama Addresses High Gas Prices (Huffington Post/Whitehouse Video)

*9 Ways To Stop Being Negative (Huffington Post)

Before you go “leave a message” telling which articles you found to be the most interesting.

Until next time,