Long Live the Queen: Happy Birthday Cheryl D. Butler

 April 3rd, 1959 a true legend was born. The world was introduced to a woman who would become the best mother, daughter, sister, aunt  and friend. She passed away almost two years ago in June. I, like many others, am still shocked and in disbelief. Her legacy will live on for many years to come. She left behind 4 children: Tiffany, Terrell (Mikeita), Alex and Arielle. She now has 9 grandchildren, 8 boys and 1 girl. She always wanted us to take a family portrait to show how large her…

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Trump’s Popularity Nosedives in Critical Stretch

Via Politico: As he inches toward the GOP nomination, Donald Trump is becoming more and more disliked among American voters. By Steven Shepard 03/29/16 05:34 AM EDT   Donald Trump wasn’t wildly popular to begin with. And now he’s becoming even more disliked among American voters, creating a significant threat to his chances of winning the Republican presidential nomination. Trump is, by far, the GOP delegate leader – and the only candidate with a realistic shot at winning a majority of delegates before the July convention. But at the same…

America Wants Obama to Select New Supreme Court Justice

New polls released by CNN/ORC suggests Americans are in favor of President Barack Obama picking a new Supreme Court Justice than his successor. by the numbers, 57 percent of voters want Obama to select who fills the vacant seat. Last week, March 16, the president announced his pick for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS): Merrick Garland, a seasoned, moderate judge who has bipartisan support. Polls also show Americans are in favor of seeing congress nominate Merrick Garland to the supreme court, with 52 percent supporting. The GOP has…

Caption This!

President Barack Obama may be in the last leg of his presidency, and he’s using it to…Tango? After a three-day historic trip to Cuba, the president and first family jetted to Buenos Aires, Argentina for a state dinner. A sitting U.S. president has not been in attendance to an Argentina state dinner in the last 20 years. During the dinner Obama was abruptly swifted away by dance performers to tango. …Let’s just say, Obama hasn’t worn his dancing shoes in a while.  

President Obama Begins Historic Trip to Cuba

With now less than 10 months left of this presidency, President Obama has traveled to the island where no sitting president has been since 1928–Cuba. The Obamas touched down early Sunday morning in the colorful-yet-restricted island and was greeted by thousands of supporters with Cuban and American flags in tow.  Anti-Castro activists and protesters came out in drones to watch Obama and family arrive, only to be arrested by police and carried away in buses. In his second term, Obama has made substantial effort to restore diplomatic ties with the…

Back to Business

Saint Cassiere, 9lbs. 8oz. Due to pregnancy and increasing demands of other obligations in my life, Monkey Man Media was placed on pause until further notice. The hiatus was lengthy, however appreciated. I gave birth in January to my second son, Saint Cassiere (Cuh-SEER). Labor was “different” to say the least. At 41 weeks and 5 days, and failed induction after 36 hours, it ended in emergency C-section. My body never could engage in active labor. The Pitocin was not strong enough. A Foley catheter was used to progress dilation, and…