Daily Archives: November 16, 2012

Hostess Makes Plans To Shut Down

By// Chandler Rollins Beloved snack food giant Hostess Brands, Inc., the maker of Ding Dongs, Wonder Bread and the infamous Twinkies, filed a motion to ...

Solange Knowles Gets TSA ‘Fro Pat Down

Solange Knowles turns run-in with TSA agents into fun Twitter game.

Cover story: Alicia Keys — Baptism By Fire

Four hit albums later, the 31-year- old is scorching everything she touches in a way that rings true to her spirit.

Comedian Chris Tucker changes the playbook

After a five-year film hiatus, this funny-man has returned to the big-screen in an atypical role.

Chatting with Karyn White

More than two decades after her departure from the limelight, the R&B diva has returned with "Carpe Diem."

Ozwald Boateng is the new couture king

The youngest — and first Black — tailor with a menswear shop on London’s legendary Savile Row was the subject of the documentary, "A Man’s ...

Katt Williams, Suspect in Assault Case

By// Chandler Rollins Funny man Katt Williams has found himself in some hot water again this week. The 41-year-old comedian was taken into custody briefly ...

Chris Brown and Keri Hilson Join Wilhelmina

By// Chandler Rollins Chris Brown and Keri Hilson were signed to Wilhelmina Models this week. The two, best known together for their hit “Superhuman,” were ...

Court strikes down college affirmative action ban

Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissions was declared unconstitutional Thursday by a deeply divided federal appeals court.

Ex-WNBA player Holdsclaw in jail on assault charge

Former WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw is in custody after being accused of shooting into a woman's car.

Best Sports Books of 2012

By// Kendra D. Cusic What do Dwyane Wade and Michael Vick have in common? Yes, they are super star athletes, but they’ve also added the ...

On crutches, Mike D’Antoni takes over the Lakers

Mike D'Antoni took over the Lakers four days after the slow-starting club hired him to replace Mike Brown.

7 Songs on President Barack Obama’s Party Playlist

Inspired by President Barack Obama's election run, these are the tunes that rock the White House party

FDA probing if deaths were linked to energy shots

5-Hour energy shots possibly linked to 13 deaths; FDA investigating.

OWN’s Fix My Life Featuring Maia Campbell Airs Saturday

By// Chandler Rollins Life coach Iyanla Vanzant of Iyanla:Fix My Life, sits down with Maia Campbell. The actress is best-known for her role as Tiffany ...

Talk That Talk: 5 Most Outspoken Artists

Artists who don't bite their tongue--no matter how "unglamorous" the cause.

Keeping it 140: Joseline Hernandez, Stevie J, Don Lemon, Lance ...

Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta stars Stevie J and Joseline Hernandez keep their names in the headlines thanks to a Twitter beef, plus Lance Armstrong, Donald ...