We hope you had a happy Mother’s Day, and we send our belated well wishes to all the Mothers out there. Smooches! We also say goodbye to icon Doris Day, and marvel over the documentary “Knock Down The House” which features the story of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Come on down!

In the Newz, even as opioid death rise among blacks, one of the latest treatments is mostly prescribed to whites, a british radio host is fired after comparing royal baby Archie to a chimpanzee, Rudy Giuliani cancels a trip to Ukraine to get foreign intelligence dirt on Joe Biden, and the state of New York moves to release Trump’s tax returns and reduce his pardon powers.

In Marijuana 4 Dummies, Mexican President reveals plans to decriminalize all drugs, Chuck Schumer and Hakeem Jeffries reintroduce bill to federallt decriminalize marijuana, and attorney generals from 33 states call for passage of Cannabis Banking Bill.

In Sportz, Lakers Nation can push pause on the panic button especially with a 15 person boycott at the staples center. I guess noone really wanted to complain. Frank Vogel is the LA Lakers new head coach, with Jason Kidd hired as assistant coach.  We’ll have to watch this one. The latest incarnation at Nu New Sportz is “When Shit Happens”, which includes Kristaps Porzingas, Tristan Thompson and Dennis Rodman. Maybe the best weekend of the NBA Playoffs featured a number of game sevens showcasing money time players Steph Curry, Damien Lillard, and Kawhi Leonard. Which player is the best money time shot maker? What will be the Houston Rockets next move after they disappoint fans and followers in a game seven loss to the Golden States Warriors minus Kevin Durant? Kawhi Leonard sends teary-eyed Joel Embid and the 76ers home on his last second shot.

In HOtt PiXX,  Black Action heroes had limited crossover success dating back to the late 1960’s. Over the years specific Blaxploitation and mainstream films produced characters we’ve come to appreciate and remember, including some impressive current film releases. In part 2, we review black action heroes in a leading, support or contributing role from the 1960’s to present day. The film character actors include Cress Williams (Black Lightning), Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon-Predator II), Michael Jai White (Spawn & Black Dynamite), Halle Berry (Catwoman), Richard Roundtree (Shaft), John Boyega (Star Wars & Pacific Rim), Woody Strode (Spartacus), Jim Kelly (Enter The Dragon), and Vin Diesel (Riddick).

Morning Coffee Live 360 VR Version

YOU CAN USE YOUR MOUSE/CURSOR TO MOVE AROUND INSIDE THIS VIDEO! TRY IT!

(Our 360 cameras seem to overheat and crash at about 15-20 minutes in. Sorry!)

360-degree VR (360-degree virtual reality) is an audiovisual simulation of an altered, augmented or substituted environment that surrounds the user, allowing them to look around them in all directions, just as they can in real life.

Morning Coffee With Mario is Pax Stereo’s flagship AM series featuring reality talk and centering on today’s talk worthy events. Hosted by Pax Stereo guru Mario Hemsley with co-host Victor Allen, Morning Coffee will wake you up with insight and humor that will have you thinking and laughing out loud. Includes Victor Allen’s Nu New Sportz and HOtt PiXX by Vic. Live Mondays @ 10AM PST.  (5-13-19)

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