Business & Education

Victoria’s Secret hires transgender model Valentina Sampaio to re-establish image

Victoria’s Secret goes transgender.  Blog King, Mass Appeal COLUMBUS, Ohio — Victoria’s Secret just unleashed a big secret! The renowned lingerie corporation will cast its first transgender woman as a nightwear model. On Monday, company officials announced the employment of 22-year-old Brazilian fashionista Valentina Sampaio who’ll make her Victoria’s Secret debut in a photo shoot for the VS Pink catalog. ...

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Sumner Class of 1969: Memories galore highlighted reunion’s ’50th anniversary’

Sumner Class ’69 provides example.  Blog King, Mass Appeal KANSAS CITY — This weekend, yours truly got a chance to attend a concatenation of indelible events tied to the 50th anniversary of mom’s high school reunion. We’re talking Sumner Class of 1969 — back when the segregated institution manufactured multiple state/national championships in arts, science and athletics. Of course, jaundiced ...

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“House of Cards” thespian Kevin Spacey dodges bullet after case gets dismissed

Kevin Spacey dodges bullet.  Blog King, Mass Appeal NANTUCKET — Former “House of Cards” actor Kevin Spacey dodged a bullet Wednesday afternoon when his felony sexual assault case was jettisoned “due to the unavailability of the complaining witness.” The 59-year-old homosexual was accused of getting an 18-year-old drunk before fondling his phallus in 2016. The alleged groping took place at ...

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Trump catching hell, tells Democratic congresswomen to leave the country

Trump ticks off Congresswomen.  Blog King, Mass Appeal WASHINGTON — “Why don’t they go back” where they came from. Those are the racially-charged words of President Donald Trump who’s catching hell after he suggested that a quartet of Democratic congresswomen return to their native land. His targets are Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Rashida Tlaib of ...

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Through hell and back: Michelle Obama discusses adversity at Essence Festival

Michelle Obama talks adversity.  Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW ORLEANS — “Ain’t no mountain high enough…” Michelle Obama raised eyebrows Saturday night at the 2019 Essence Festival when she drew parallels between black women in politics and mountain-climbing. Donning a sexy curly fry hairdo, the former First Lady told CBS News anchor Gayle King she traveled through hell and back ...

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Slavery Reparations: Danny Glover and Democrats seeking payback for blacks

Slave reparations gain momentum Blog King, Mass Appeal WASHINGTON — “Forty acres and a mule?” With the 2020 presidential race beginning to pick up momentum, a coterie of Democratic candidates, namely Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) have proposed a manifesto for pecuniary solatia to African successors for unpaid labor during slavery. In ...

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Funk legend Chaka Khan is slapped with manager’s lawsuit ‘seeking’ thousands

Chaka Khan faces manager’s lawsuit.  Blog King, Mass Appeal CHICAGO — “Tell me something good.” That’s what Chaka Khan told her lawyer after learning she was being sued by former manager Olasumbo Kuti who’s seeking thousands of dollars for management services rendered.  The lawsuit also alleges the funk legend owes Kuti a 5 percent share of certain businesses. Now Kuti ...

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