Arts and Entertainment

Concert Disasters Like Astroworld Have Occurred Far Too Often

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Promoters billed the event as the “World Series” of festivals, but the night ended with the...

‘What’s Going On’ at 50 – Motown Classic Still Relevant Today as it was...

Motown wasn’t really known for its politically conscious music. Then came “What’s Going On.” By Tyina Steptoe, University of Arizona Released on May 21, 1971, at...
A black and white photo of singer Hadda Brooks

Hadda Brooks, Once “Queen of the Boogie”

A late-night film buff watching “In a Lonely Place,” starring Humphrey Bogart, may have wondered who was the Black woman pianist/singer? That was Hadda...

Dallas boy, 9, is youngest of 10 killed at Houston festival

By Randall Chase and Mike Catalini, Associated Press A promising college student expected to graduate in the spring. A visitor from Washington state. And a...
Attorney Ben Crump

Lawsuits Pile up in Aftermath of The Travis Scott Astroworld Festival Fiasco

Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival now has led to 9 deaths and multiple lawsuits. But the ill-fated event still has many asking who should be...