In 2007, Craig Watkins made history as the first black district attorney Dallas County had ever elected. Legal observers and supporters applauded Watkins as the first African American DA in Texas. 483 more words
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Judge Sets Bail at $1M for 'Emotionless' R. Kelly After Court Hears Explicit Details of His Alleged Sexual Abuse Against Three Underage Girls, as the R&B Star's Lawyer Says, 'Contrary to the Song, He Doesn't Like to Fly'
R Kelly was granted $1 million bond in court on Saturday after having been indicted and booked on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse. 808 more words
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Early this year, a rumor made the rounds about the MCU’s Black Widow movie starring Scarlett Johansson. According to the rumor, at one point, while the film was in development, it was discussed to possibly become the MCU’s first R-rated movie. 11 more words
For millennial Ashley Brown, returning to the pews at Jackson Memorial AME Zion Church in Hempstead has been less about making joyful noise in the choir than creating change in her community. 428 more words
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Provides a Bridge Between the Black Church and Classical Music With 'In Unison Chorus'
As St. Louis Symphony Orchestra musicians file into the Powell Hall stage door facing Delmar Boulevard, they’re striding along the boundary that divides a segregated city. 570 more words