December 3, 2015

Juliet Holness, wife of Opposition Leader Andrew Michael Holness is to enter politics

It has not been officially confirmed but impeccable sources have informed Vision Newspaper, that Juliet Holness, a Chartered Accountant and Real Estate Developer has been eying […]
December 3, 2015

George Clinton, Judith Hill make Ebony magazine gala honouring black leaders a tuneful affair

By Sandy Cohen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. _ Ebony magazine’s annual Power 100 list highlights black leaders in business, politics, arts and academia, but […]
December 2, 2015

Film Review: Spike Lee’s blistering ‘Chi Raq’ is an urgent plea for peace

By Jake Coyle THE ASSOCIATED PRESS More alive than most of the year’s films put together, Spike Lee’s “Chi-Raq” is urgent agitprop that pulsates with unalloyed […]
November 26, 2015

50, 000 persons of all walks of life converged on Half-Way-Tree Square in Jamaica for Anti Buggery Law rally

  Churches Action Uniting Society for Emancipation PM Portia Simpson Miller, in the 2012 Election Campaign …. then Opposition Leader promised to review the Buggery Act. […]
November 25, 2015

With officer charged and video released, Chicago awaits more protests of police shooting

By Don Babwin And Jason Keyser THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ The white officer who shot a black Chicago teen 16 times has been charged with […]
November 24, 2015

No time for wardrobe changes as Erykah Badu hosts Soul Train Awards and readies new mixtape

By Melanie J. Sims THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Erykah Badu is answering a phone call: her new eyeglasses are ready, and the frames are […]
November 21, 2015

Rapper Snoop Dogg helps deliver 1,500 free turkeys to people in need in Inglewood

LOS ANGELES _ Snoop Dogg has helped deliver more than 1,500 turkeys to families in Inglewood. Mayor James Butts tells KNBC-TV (http://bit.ly/1PSqQUQ) that the rapper joined […]
November 20, 2015

An eclectic list of box sets for the holidays include, Bob Marley, Ottis Redding, Aretha Franklin and more

Aretha Franklin, “The Atlantic Albums Collection” (Atlantic), $89.98 Beginning with the landmark album “I Never Loved a Man the Way I Loved You,” these 16 CDs […]
November 19, 2015

In Minneapolis, police shooting of unarmed black man stirs old tensions

By Amy Forliti THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS _ The fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a Minneapolis police officer has pushed racial tensions in […]
November 19, 2015

Bruce Springsteen, John Legend among all star performers at race relations concert

By Derrik J. Lang THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Bruce Springsteen rocked out with John Legend, Eric Church teamed up with Smokey Robinson, and Miguel […]
November 17, 2015

More than sing about race, Pharrell, John Legend, more musicians want to talk about the issues

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ When Pharrell Williams signed up to perform at an all-star concert highlighting race relations in America, the […]
November 17, 2015

With Apple Music radio show, Mary J. Blige encourages a life with ‘no more drama’

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ R&B star Mary J. Blige is hoping she can offer love and support to those who “are […]
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