When anything involving race happens anywhere, you can be sure that Reverend Jesse Jackson will make it there.
Naturally, with a black man being shot in Ferguson, Missouri, he shows up. But this time, the Reverend didn’t quite think out his strategy; and when he pulled out his bullhorn, the protesters ran him out of town.
A local paper is making national headlines thanks to a questionable word choice in one of its own news headlines. The West View News, a monthly paper in New York’s West Village with a circulation of around 20,000, ran an … Continue reading →
CNBC’s “Squawk On The Street” segment took a turn for the extremely awkward today as the panel discussed the lack of openly gay CEOs in large companies. CNBC New York Times columnist James R. Stewart appeared as a guest to … Continue reading →
Legendary soul singer Bobby Womack has died, according to his label, XL Recordings. He was 70 years old. A cause of death is currently unknown. However, in recent years, Womack had been diagnosed with colon cancer and may have … Continue reading →
Ruby Dee was not able to make the 80th gala celebration of the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem on Tuesday night. But the actress, who had played such a pivotal role in supporting the culturally vital theater with her late … Continue reading →
The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has bought airtime in seven major cities during halftime of tonight’s NBA Finals Game 3 for a one-minute spot criticizing the Redskins team name, and calling for it to be changed. Here’s the extended two-minute … Continue reading →
(CNN) — Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was in critical condition after a six-vehicle fatal accident early Saturday on the New Jersey Turnpike, his publicist said. Morgan’s condition was not expected to change Saturday, publicist Lewis Kay said. “His … Continue reading →
(CNN) —Maya Angelou, a renowned poet, novelist and actress whose work defied description under a simple label, has died, her literary agent, Helen Brann, said Wednesday. She died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Brann said. A professor, singer … Continue reading →
12 inGoogle today announced its own self-driving car design, which will drive people around without a steering wheel, pedals, or brakes. It’s the latest project from Google X, the company’s skunk works group headed by Google co-founder Sergey Brin. Two people, no … Continue reading →