Museum caught between Cosby scandal and hosting family’s art collection

BY COLIN DIERSING LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON — A year ago, Tracey Jones, a Baltimore teacher leading a field trip to the National Museum of African...

Reaction to Minaj’s video awards gripe proves her point

BY GERRICK D. KENNEDY LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS When MTV unveiled the nominations for this year’s Video Music Awards there were few, if any, surprises. Taylor Swift, Ed...

Mystery still surrounds death of Bobbi Kristina Brown

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown died July 26, nearly six months after she...

Harper Lee’s new book reveals a darker side of Alabama town

BY DAVID L. ULIN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS It would be a mistake to read Harper Lee’s “Go Set a Watchman” as a sequel to her...

‘Falcon’ in flight at Disney World

Actor Anthony Mackie, who portrays “Falcon’’ in the new “Ant-Man’’ movie, takes flight on July 20 on the Astro Orbiter at the Magic Kingdom...

Cosby admits to drugging women

Criminal, other civil actions may follow COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS PHILADELPHIA – Bill Cosby testified that he gave powerful sedatives to a 19-year-old woman in 1976...

Anderson, Ross were the big winners as hosts of BET Awards

BY RICARDO A. HAZELL EURWEB.COM The 2015 BET Awards shaped up to be very best in a five-year stretch of very good BET Awards shows. As is...

Once-gay McClurkin denounces Supreme Court ruling

EURWEB.COM It should come as no surprise that Donnie McClurkin is not to thrilled with the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). The gospel singer...

Book aims to debunk myth of absent Black fathers

BY TRE-VELL ANDERSON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Jorja Leap is no ordinary professor. She’s got what many would call “street cred.” Sitting in her office at UCLA, where...

‘Ferguson Report’ a reminder that the struggle continues

BY DAVID L. ULIN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The timing couldn’t be more appropriate: Barely five days after Dylann Storm Roof allegedly killed nine people at Charleston’s...

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