1. I wish my work's power went out so that I can go home.

2. Senator Barack Obama, having amassed more than the 2,118 delegates needed to secure a majority, was acknowledged as the Democratic presidential nominee and claimed victory before a crowd of almost 20,000 people in St. Paul, Minnesota, knocking knuckles with his wife, Michelle, in a gesture known as "dap." "It thrilled a lot of black folks," said author Ta-Nehisi Coates. "He wears his cultural blackness all over the place. Barack is like Black Folks 2.0."

3. Officials in Tanzania reported that witch doctors were harvesting the hair, bones, and skins of albinos to make wealth potions, and scientists who darkened the breast feathers of male barn swallows with magic marker found that the males attracted more females, lost weight, and exuded more testosterone. "It's like you walk down the street and you're driving a Rolls Royce and people notice," said lead researcher Rebecca Safran.

4. Black Star - Mos Def, Talib Kweli & DJ Hi Tek

5. Black Sheep - A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing / Thanks to Black Goat for this.

The Black Sheep are performing tomorrow night, June 11th at the Knitting Factory, $12. Click here for more information.

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