Saturday, March 28, 2020

Video shows at least four suspects in Pop Smoke’s shooting

BY RICHARD WINTON AND HANNAH FRY LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police say at least four people are connected to Wednesday’s shooting death of...

Wrongly convicted man’s journey fuels new show

BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE Billboards in urban areas and a robust ad blitz for a new Tuesday-night ABC drama promise something grittier than...

Oscar win boosts fight to end hair discrimination

BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE Matthew A. Cherry’s “Hair Love” Oscar win for Best Animated Short Film on Feb. 9 was a victory for...
LaKeith Stanfield and Issa Rae star in "The Photograph."

Review: ‘The Photograph’ is a good, long look at love

BY MICHAEL PHILLIPS CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS The problem with movie trailers is: A) They’re necessary, apparently; B) Too many beans get spilled; and C) Often, a movie...
SNOOP DOGG AND GAYLE KING

Snoop Dogg publicly apologizes to Gayle King

BY KARU F. DANIELS NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS One week after blasting “CBS This Morning” co-anchor Gayle King over her Kobe Bryant interview with WNBA legend...
Rep. J.C. Watts

Black News Channel launches from Tallahassee

By Clyde McGrady CQ-Roll Call/(TNS) J.C. Watts doesn’t want a Black version of Fox News, CNN or MSNBC. Launching in the middle of Black History Month,...

Janet Jackson’s new tour to launch in Miami

BY KATE FELDMAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Bring out the rhythm nation: Janet’s back. Janet Jackson is going out on tour this summer in support of her...
SeaWorld reaches $65 million settlement in ‘Blackfish’ lawsuit

SeaWorld reaches $65 million settlement in ‘Blackfish’ lawsuit

BY GABRIELLE RUSSON ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS SeaWorld has reached a $65 million settlement agreement to end a 2014 class-action civil lawsuit that accuses the company of misleading...
Cherry is second Oscar-winning former pro athlete after Bryant

Cherry is second Oscar-winning former pro athlete after Bryant

BY TRACY BROWN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES — Former NFL player Matthew A. Cherry is proof that you can have more than one dream. The writer,...
‘Parasite’ pulls off Oscar upset, winning four awards

‘Parasite’ pulls off Oscar upset, winning four awards

BY JOSH ROTTENBERG LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES — In a surprise upset and a historic milestone, director Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” — a darkly comic...