The New York Times is reporting that the National Black Theater, a
leading cultural arts center in Harlem, is financially in the clear
after enduring years of turbulent neighborhood and internal disputes
that threatened to shutter its doors.
From the beginning, Michelle Obama's kitchen garden has been an
overachiever. Now, the first lady has added a 271-page book to her gardening resume,
and Americans can read all about the planting misses that came with the
hits, get tips on gardening at home, and, Mrs. Obama hopes, draw some
inspiration that just might change their lives. Oh, and if it happens to
help her husband's re-election campaign, that would be nice, too.