January 9, 2015


NEW YORK (AP) _ You can see Rick Ross‘ basketball loyalty just by looking at his face. Vibe reports Ross got the Miami Heat logo tattooed […]
January 9, 2015

Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo on their long journey to ‘Selma’ and beyond

By Lindsey Bahr THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Ava DuVernay doesn’t like historical dramas _ especially those of the civil rights variety. Their conventions, their […]
January 9, 2015


PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ A Philadelphia judge has granted an emergency stay of execution for Cool C. WCAU-TV reports Cool C was scheduled to be executed by […]
January 8, 2015


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Dr. Dre and music producer Jimmy Iovine (eye-VEEN’) are being accused of double-crossing a former partner in their Beats Electronics company. Noel […]
December 23, 2014

Cosby not finding support in black community amid accusations of drugging, assaulting women

By Jesse J. Holland THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Bill Cosby hasn’t been “America’s dad” for years. For some blacks, he is the cranky uncle complaining […]
December 10, 2014

Woman who accused Cosby of rape files defamation suit, says he ‘publicly branded’ her a liar

By Denise Lavoie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON _ A woman who has accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her in the 1970s has filed a defamation […]
December 10, 2014

Black police in US straddle line between race and duty over black deaths at hands of officers

OAKLAND, Calif. _ As the U.S. grapples with turmoil over police killings of unarmed black men, some African-American officers feel caught in the middle, wondering whether […]
December 10, 2014

Haiti commission calls for resignation of PM to pave way for new consensus government

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ A commission recently appointed by Haitian President Michel Martelly is calling for his prime minister to resign so a new consensus government can […]
December 9, 2014

South African judge to respond on Wednesday to request for appeal in Oscar Pistorius case

By Lynsey Chutel THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PRETORIA, South Africa _ A South African judge says she will respond to the prosecution’s appeal of the Oscar Pistorius […]
December 9, 2014

Sly and Robbie produces No-Maddz new album

They have been on the musical scene for quite some time and now, the dynamic quartet, No-Maddz, has teamed up with the legendary duo of Sly […]
December 9, 2014

Bill Cosby fallout grows as Iowa venue says 2015 performance postponed indefinitely

LOS ANGELES _ An Iowa venue says a Bill Cosby performance scheduled for next year has been postponed indefinitely. The Des Moines Civic Center said Monday […]
December 8, 2014

Last original members of The Temptations and The Four Tops eager to compete on Broadway

By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ When they’re offstage, members of The Temptations and The Four Tops _ two of Motown’s most iconic […]