*Jennifer Lopez has been praised by fans after referring to her child Emme using they/them pronouns, indicating that the 14-year-old does not adhere to gender identity. The “Get Right” singer took to the stage at the LA Dodgers Foundation Blue Diamond Gala last week when she introduced Emme to the audience ahead of their duet
*Hulu has dropped the trailer for an eye-opening documentary titled “Aftershock” about the Black maternal mortality crisis. Per the CDC’s website: “Black women are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related cause than White women. Multiple factors contribute to these disparities, such as variation in quality healthcare, underlying chronic conditions, structural racism, and
*A jury has awarded one of Bill Cosby’s victims $500,000 after he was found liable for sexually assaulting the woman at the Playboy Mansion when she was 16 years old back in 1975. Judy Huth testified in court and recalled the moment when she and a friend, aged 17, met Cosby on a film set.
*Famed civil rights attorney Ben Crump is speaking out about why he allowed a production crew to follow some of his high-profile cases for the new Netflix documentary “Civil.” The project hails from Emmy-nominated director Nadia Hallgren, and producers Kenya Barris and Roger Ross Williams. Per press release, the doc is described as “an intimate
*Kevin Hart has entered the fast-food industry with the opening of two plant-based restaurants named Hart House. The eateries offer a 100% plant-based menu of sandwiches, salads, and sides, Vibe reports. One location is in the Westchester neighborhood of Los Angeles. The second location will be in Hollywood. “I founded Hart House to create a
Parallel Motion — the new album from jazz fusion legends Yellowjackets — is a true testament to the longevity and resilience of a band who debuted over 40 years ago. Consistently reinventing themselves through elevated instrumentation in their signature electro-acoustic soundscape, the current lineup consisting of Bob Mintzer (tenor & soprano saxophone/EWI), Russell Ferrante (piano/keyboards), Will Kennedy (drums, keyboards) and Dane Alderson (electric bass, MIDI Sequencing)
Bright Dog Red, the Albany-based avant-everything octet piloted by drummer extraordinaire Joe Pignato, has mastered the art of the groove. The rhythmic wizardry BDR effortlessly … Read More “Bright Dog Red: Under the Porch (Ropeadope)” The post Bright Dog Red: Under the Porch (Ropeadope) appeared first on JazzTimes.
The Montclair Jazz Festival has announced its series of summer concerts to be held in downtown Montclair, N.J. The festival, which is produced by the … Read More “Montclair Jazz Festival Announces 2022 Summer Season” The post Montclair Jazz Festival Announces 2022 Summer Season appeared first on JazzTimes.
Chris Brown has released a video for his new single “WE (Warm Embrace),” which includes a special appearance from Normani. The five-minute visual opens with Brown dreaming about falling from outer space. His new song “Sleep at Night” plays as he’s making his way to earth. A minute later, he wakes up and gets ready
By Jasmine Leonard, MPH, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield At three years old, I wanted to be a lawyer when I grew up to help my father, who experienced malpractice in healthcare. […] The post The Need for a Racially Diverse Public Health Workforce appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .