While it's encouraging that some U.S. realtors that source from Bangladesh have finally declared a new commitment toward improving the safety of Bangladeshi factory workers, let's hope that these companies will abandon their previous race to the bottom labor practices in favor of protecting human lives.
Earlier this month musicians such as Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Rush, Lou Adler and Quincy Johns were inducted in to the 28th Annual Rock and ...
It's very nice that Oscars made a special tribute to movie musicals. The only problem is that not a single one of the musicals honored (Chicago, Dreamgirls, Les Miz) was ever eligible for Oscar's own category of "Best Original Musical."
Americans saw our troops at 4 a.m. Afghanistan time standing at attention while our national anthem was sung in balmy New Orleans and while a driving snowstorm was battering their tents at Camp Courage.
Stevie Wonder at the top of his game singing Ribbon in the Sky to his newly engaged daughter, backup singer Aisha Morris, then grilling her fiance about his intentions made the Bud Light Hotel concert Super Bowl eve a tough moment to top.
Ever since American Idol made one of the most epic mistakes in its history, I have been a fan of Jennifer Hudson. And, when she showed us all she had acting chops as well as a voice without limits, I unabashedly admit I continue to be in awe of the woman.
Although Jennifer Hudson is being praised for her recent weight loss, the extra weight she carried in the beginning of her career was never really presented as an issue. Neither have Nicki Minaj's curves. In fact, those voluptuous bodies are considered the norm when it comes to these entertainers of color.
In the wake of the telecast receiving six Emmy nominations -- the most ever in one year for a GRAMMY telecast, I wanted to invite all of you to see "Death In The Family: The Show Must Go On" a revealing look behind the scenes of this year's Grammy Award show.
I couldn't be more excited to be hosting this very special What's Trending live from the red carpet at 6:00 p.m. ET tonight. You can be a part of this special night, too.
On the surface, Ron Artest and Jennifer Hudson have nothing in common -- besides sharing melanin content. Still, the media is approaching both of their current controversies as ghetto, Black soap operas being aired around the world.
If there is going to be a judicial order against tweeting or texting during a trial, it would have to depend upon a neutral justification -- some objective reason to curb this new mode of communicating. It does not appear that judges or the media have given that a lot of thought.
While, I'm happy at the increase of African-American endorsements and health awareness, I'm skeptical as to whether or not these advertisements are giving off the right impression. Are weight loss programs (such as Weight Watcher's, Nutrisystem, and Jenney Craig) enough to obtain a Hollywood figure?
I feel that we should be able to celebrate weight loss or any other accomplishment without taking a jab at our former selves.
As Whitney Houston's family and loved ones gather to remember and to mourn her this weekend, here are the songs that I will listen to as I remember a woman who brought so much love and solace to millions around the world with a voice that will likely outlive us all.
There will always be sensational outliers in the world of pop music. But for every Chris Brown, there is a Bon Iver; for every Lady Gaga, there is a Mumford and Sons.
American viewers might be surprised by the Weight Watchers' latest French commercial, which features models with metallic or glitter-encrusted lips gnawing on a chicken leg, french fries and even a sardine.