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Daily Archives: August 30, 2012

Black camerawoman speaks on RNC incident

  NEW YORK — A Black camerawoman who works for CNN said Thursday that she was not surprised to have two people at the Republican ...

1st of 12 men sentenced in sex assault case

LIBERTY, Texas — A jury deliberated for about 20 minutes Thursday before convicting a man of sexually assaulting a middle school student who prosecutors say ...

Remembering Chris Lighty

The death of hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty Thursday morning took the music industry by surprise. To celebrate his memory, JET compiled photos of the respected music ...

Concerns over Hemsley’s will delay burial

Alleged brother contests document, signed six weeks before the actor's death

Eddie Murphy’s ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ coming to TV?

Rumor has it that the classic Eddie Murphy movie Beverly Hills Cop may be coming to television. This got us thinking…

Star-studded performances grace Apollo benefit

Jennifer Hudson, Usher and the Isley Brothers led the incredible night of performances at Apollo in the Hamptons: A Night of Legends. The third annual ...

Celebs react to Chris Lighty’s death

Celebrities respond to music industry veteran's death on Twitter

Robin Roberts signs off — for now

By// Kelley L. Carter If you woke up this morning to a #TeamRobin hashtag on Twitter, here’s why: Robin Roberts announced on Good Morning America ...

Isaac floods parts of La.; rescues continue

NEW ORLEANS — Isaac’s whistling winds lashed the city and the storm dumped nearly a foot of rain on its desolate streets, but the system of levee pumps, walls ...

Newsman fired for Romney/Blacks remark

NEW YORK — Yahoo News fired its Washington bureau chief on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after he was caught on an open microphone saying ...

Rapper Beanie Sigel faces weapon charges

ESSINGTON, Pa. — Rapper Beanie Sigel was arrested Wednesday on weapon and drug violations during a traffic stop, just two weeks before he is scheduled ...

Photo Tribute to King of Pop Michael Jackson

Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 marks what would have been global superstar Michael Jackson’s 54th birthday. To celebrate, JET dug through the archives to uncover some ...

50 Cent to partner with African entrepreneurs

By//Mariah Craddick Rapper 50 Cent has come a long way since his In Da Club days. ‘Fiddy’ is now a bona fide businessman, having had ...

HBCU GameTime: The one to watch — Bethune-Cookman vs. Alabama ...

HBCU GameTime w/ Donal Ware The HBCU sports season is officially on, and as host of the national sports talk radio show, From the Press ...

Police: 100-year-old driver hits 11 near L.A. school

'My brakes failed. It was out of control,' the centarian told reporters.