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Daily Archives: August 29, 2012

1 year later, MLK inscription unchanged

WASHINGTON — A year after the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial opened to visitors on the National Mall, the group behind the monument is still ...

Officer reprimanded after Carter shooting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas police officer was reprimanded for not properly searching a young man who authorities said subsequently shot himself while handcuffed ...

Recap: Rainbow PUSH’s Crusade for America march

By//Mariah Craddick Rainbow PUSH Michigan began its effort to stop the violence and save the vote with its Crusade for America march through Detroit this ...

Video recalls King of Pop

Michael Jackson would have been 54 this week. Footage features the singer, celebs.

Favorite MJ video

Today, August 29, is Michael Jackon’s birthday; he would have been 54 years old. [youtube id=sOnqjkJTMaA width=”600″ height=”350″] [youtube id=dsUXAEzaC3Q width=”600″ height=”350″] [youtube id=HzZ_urpj4As width=”600″ ...

Bolt targets 2016 Olympics; 2013 unclear

ZURICH — Usain Bolt wants to defend his three Olympic titles at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, though he’s undecided about plans for next ...

Haiti death toll climbs after Isaac

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The Haitian government says at least 24 people have died in accidents related to Tropical Storm Isaac. Haiti’s Civil Protection Office said ...

Report: RNC attendee berates Black camerawoman

Allegedly threw nuts at the journalist and said 'This is how we feed animals'

Ellis Ross on leaving ‘Reed’

By// Kelley L. Carter Last week, actress Tracee Ellis Ross revealed that she wouldn’t be returning to Atlanta to shoot her BET series Reed Between ...

Date Knight: Why more women need to learn Dutch

As the staff’s resident relationship guru—who’s carved out a space on the web with an award-winning site called Naked With Socks On—I’ve been tapped by JET’s ...

Angela Bassett, Mary J. Blige cast in ‘Betty & Coretta’

By//Mariah Craddick In some exciting movie news, Angela Bassett and Mary J. Blige have been cast as the leads in the upcoming Lifetime movie Betty ...

T.I. to guest star on ‘Hawaii Five-0’

By//Mariah Craddick Rapper Tip “T.I.” Harris has another acting gig to add to his resume. TVline has announced that he will be appearing on an ...

Nettie Wright & Benjamin Wright

Nettie Wright & Benjamin Wright 60th Wedding Anniversary Celebration: Renaissance Charlotte Southpark Hotel in Charlotte, NC Home: Queens, NY and Apopka, FL • Nettie is ...

Curiosity beams new will.i.am song from Mars

Tune was uploaded to the rover, which landed near equator of the 'Red Planet'