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Winfrey Look who will be 80 on Oct. 8. Come help Sandy Winfrey celebrate his special day. Oct. 8 from 2p.m. to 4 p.m. at 5100 S. Prince St., Clovis — Submitted by Jimmie Lou Winfrey

Black is many things, including Oprah

By Leonard Pitts: Syndicated columnist The rappers are mad at Oprah again. Just one rapper, actually: the gentleman who calls himself 50 Cent, but whose 1994 mug shot identifies him as prisoner No. 94R6378: Jackson, Curtis. Mr. Cent — “Fiddy” to the cognoscenti — was one of a trio of rappers (Ice Cube and Ludacris […]

Oprah’s snub has rappers in uproar

Leonard Pitts Jr.: syndicated columnist Would somebody please tell the hip-hop community to stop whining? Go drink some Cristal, buy some bling, pimp some hos or do whatever it is they do for amusement, but please, cease, desist, shut up already about how Oprah Winfrey has hurt their feelings. For those who came in late: […]