Radar 6/21: The Pop Culture Periscope

Radar 6/21: The Pop Culture Periscope

Hey ladies! Last week was a doozy wasn’t it? From BP executives flubbing their apologetic speeches with “small people” phrases, to Seattle police officers punching our teenagers, it was almost too much! Fortunately, this week we celebrate the beginning of the American Black Film Festival, Brooklyn’s Afro-Punk festival and the one year anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death. And instead of being sad, we’re thanking our lucky stars that we were blessed enough to ever cut a rug to “P.Y.T” and “Off The Wall.” He was truly the King of Pop.

Monday, June 21

Fantasia premieres clips for her new video, “Bittersweet” on “Entertainment Tonight.”

Tuesday, June 22

Ryan Leslie performs at NYC’s Bowery Ballroom.

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Wednesday, June 23

Oprah Winfrey introduces another installment of her “Debt Diet” program. We could all use the advice.

Thursday, June 24

Chris Rock appears on “The Daily Show.”

Friday, June 25

Alicia Keys performs on CBS’ “The Early Show” while the publishing company ASCAP hosts its R&B Awards in Los Angeles and honors producer Dr. Dre with a Founders Award tribute. Today also marks the one-year anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death.