Is the end of Vibe near? http://www.mediaweek.com/mw/content_display/news/magazines-newspapers/e3i3afff90a1a8b37533c27f21ab6947f86 Sex-starved Kenyan husband sues over boycott. http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/africa/05/09/kenya.sex.lawsuit/index.html DC rapper Wale gets catching buzz http://bossip.com/109911/wale-the-next-dope-mc/#more-109911 Any thoughts on Wanda Sykes performance at nerd prom? http://www.theroot.com/blogs/browntable/wanda-sykes-sorry-no-marion-barry-jokes Obama’s Fourth of July speech will be in Egypt http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/05/08/AR2009050803843.html Women bullying women more at the workplace? http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/10/business/10women.html?_r=1&em ‘The Wire’ Writer George Pelecanos’ latest novel reviewed http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/05/10/AR2009051002117.html “Harlem Miracle’ touted in New York City public school test scores http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/08/opinion/08brooks.html?em Megan McCain on Bristol Palin’s Abstinence campaign. How long can she keep up the Maverick 2.0 bit? http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2009-05-07/the-gop-is-clueless-about-sex/ Writer Daphne Merkin’s long essay on depression http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/10/magazine/10Depression-t.html?pagewanted=1&hpw

Natalie Hopkinson is a Washington, D.C.-based author whose current projects deal with the arts, gender and public life. She is the author of Go-Go Live: The Musical Life and Death of a Chocolate City. Follow her on Twitter