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Daily Archives: August 17, 2012

Michael Jackson’s dad drops wrongful death lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson’s father has dropped a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the former doctor who was convicted of causing the singer’s death. ...

Olympic highlights: The best of the best

America led the medal count with 104 medals, including 104 gold, at 2012 London Olympics. Here’s a look at some of those who did us ...

Wade: LeBron made Games seem ‘effortless’

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — All LeBron James has done so far this year is win the NBA’s MVP award for the third time, an NBA ...

Kennedy: Jackson in ‘deep’ depression

2012-08-17 CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is in a “deep” depression and has “a lot of work” ahead of him on the road to recovery, ...

Movie review: Does ‘Sparkle’ shine?

Before Dreamgirls, there was Sparkle. The 1976 original, starring Irene Cara as the title character, Lonette McKee as “Sister” and Dwan Smith as Delores, told ...

Sumpter doing what she loves in ‘Sparkle’

Actress stars as the strong, protective sister in big-screen remake

16-17. Popping pills and playing safe

Sleep deprivation. Freshman 15. Eating greasy BBQ pizza at 5 a.m. while finishing midterm papers. The life of a college student is fast and hectic, ...

18-19. Make the smart move

Never underestimate an easy-looking class. The “easy-A” class does not exist. If you find yourself struggling, ask for help. Universities and colleges usually have lots ...

20. Get your subscription

Keep yourself informed by getting a subscription to JET magazine and regularly visit jetmag.com to find out the latest news affecting African-Americans. Duh.

Keeping it 140: Eric Williams, Chief Keef, Ginuwine’s (alleged) daughter, ...

Keeping it 140 w/ Kyra Welcome to Keeping it 140. I’m Kyra Kyles, a Senior Editor at JET who moonlights as a social media stalker, tracking the ...