Sean “Puffy” Combs took a break from his studio duties this past weekend to be honored by his alma mater, Howard University, and capped off the evening by donating $500,000 to his former school. READ MORE
Usher already looks plenty busy when he’s onstage. But for a concert he will play on June 11 at the Hammersmith Apollo in London, and which will be broadcast live on the Internet, his collaborators say they have devised a way for Usher to be joined in performance by digital dancers created by online viewers. READ MORE
The study authors said that while white male TV characters tend to hold positions of power in prestigious occupations, have a lot of education and beautiful wives, the TV roles of girls and women tend to be less positive and more one-dimensional. Female characters are often sexualized, and success is often measured according to how they look.
Black men and boys are often criminalized on TV, the researchers said, which can affect their feelings of self-worth. READ MORE
If today’s rich have shown unusual talent, it’s mostly been a talent for rigging the rules in their own favor. READ MORE
And even though there were predraft concerns in many quarters about his leadership and dedication, he is already displaying nice dollops of accountability.
“I was very immature,” Newton told Yahoo! when reflecting on his first NFL season even though he was honored as the offensive rookie of the year after a record-breaking performance. READ MORE