Morris O'Kelly is the son of two music educators and is a graduate of
After an 11 year stint in the music industry, he began branching out into entertainment journalism, scribing for newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals. After a number of critically acclaimed Op/Ed pieces in the Los Angeles Times, he decided to combine his love of writing and media production.
Presently, O'Kelly is a regular political commentator for the BBC Radio Network regarding the American political system, HuffPo Live and author of the syndicated column, The Mo'Kelly Report.
Visit Mo'Kelly's official site here.
This really did happen. It really, really happened.
Freedom fighter, prisoner, moral compass and
His message of reconciliation, not vengeance, inspired the world after he negotiated a peaceful end to segregation and urged forgiveness for the white government that imprisoned him.
He died Thursday night at age 95.
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Nelson Mandela will be remembered as a beloved leader, a moral authority and an extraordinary human being. His passing at the age of 95, brings both sadness and admiration for his singular achievements in the struggle for racial equality.
Imprisoned for 27 years for opposing the racist institution of apartheid, Mandela later became the first black president of
"He stood for something very simple, which was for equality and fairness," said David James Smith, author of the biography "Young Mandela: The Revolutionary Years". Mandela became a symbol of the struggle against apartheid in
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The Dec. 5 death of Nelson Mandela will surely bring forth a host of salutes in song, but he won't be getting any such homages in death that he didn't also receive in life. Few political figures have ever been as revered by the musical community as Mandela.
Watch him here in his first ever television interview, filmed while he was in hiding in 1961.
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Sure, we all know the date (December 7th, 1941), and the famous quote ("a date which will live in infamy"), and of course the implications and significance (2,402 Americans were killed; it launched the
But there are some other facts that may not be so obvious...
The top 5 things you didn’t know about
You’re not likely to hear the
“It’s well past the time to raise the minimum wage,” President Obama, who favors a $10.10 minimum wage, said in a recent speech. “It means workers have more money to spend, to save, maybe to eventually start a business of their own. It will be good for our economy. It will be good for our families.”
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In Man of Steel, Perry White, who is traditionally Caucasian in the comic books, was played by African-American actor Laurence Fishburne. Now, a new rumor suggests that another traditionally Caucasian character could be played by an African-American actor in Batman Vs. Superman.
According to ThinkMcFlyThink, several African-American actors have been considered for the Lex Luthor role.
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(video of African American Lex Luthor courtesy of YouTube)
Wonder Woman is a larger-than-life icon, a character who has existed for more than 70 years. She will probably still be important when everyone breathing now is dead. But for the last decade, she has existed most prominently as a casting rumor.
Now, the casting rumor has become a casting fact: Gal Gadot is playing Wonder Woman in the Man of Steel sequel, alongside Henry Cavill’s Superman and Ben Affleck’s Batman…Now the first thought that pop’s into almost everyone’s head is: “Who is Gal Gadot?”
Read 13 other thoughts about this casting at Pop Watch
According to Authorities; thousands of people have RSVP'd for the memorial for “Fast and Furious” star Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas, which is scheduled to take place from to on Sunday (
Sheriff’s deputies understand many people are choosing to visit the site to assist in the grieving process, but they also want to stress the importance of taking legal safety measures to help avoid injury to people in the area.
Read More About the memorial at the Los Angeles Times