Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner Removed from Rock Hall Leadership – Calls Black Artists ‘Inarticulate’ | WATCH

*(CNN) — Jann Wenner, co-founder of Rolling Stone magazine, has been removed from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation’s board after facing widespread criticism for controversial comments made in a New York Times interview published Friday about female and Black musicians. “Jann Wenner has been removed from the board of directors of the


Tiffany Haddish Responds to Viral Shakira Video – New Interview Shows Why Diddy and Caresha Go Together ‘Real-bad!’ + MORE | PicVideos

Tiffany Haddish – Shakira (Instagram) *It’s tiiiimmmmme for Social Heat! As we reported earlier, Tiffany Haddish went viral after she followed Shakira around backstage at the MTV VMA Awards (where the singer won the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award). In a weird scenario, Haddish followed Shakira around backstage while belting out her name constantly in


The Pulse of Entertainment: Sandra Booker & The New Trio’s ‘Reunion Concert’ Album is Electrifying | LISTEN

Sandra Booker & The New Trio new album ‘The Reunion Concert’ is electrifying. *Sandra Booker & The New Trio recently released “The Reunion Concert: Live From Pasadena Conservatory of Music Barrett Hall” (The Booker Group) album and it is electrifying in its Jazz simplicity. The range of styles of Jazz presented in the project is


Mother of teen killed in Brooklyn Homes mass shooting demands change as council members press BPD on response

Krystal Gonzalez (left) hugs daughter, Aaliyah Gonzalez, who died on July 2 in a mass shooting at Brooklyn Homes just months after turning 18. Her mother attended a city council hearing on Sept. 13, to urge city leaders to stop the violence throughout Baltimore. (Photo credit Krystal Gonzalez/Instagram) By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer,


When will we raise the minimum wage?

By Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Forward Times Staff The federal minimum wage has been stuck at $7.25 an hour since 2009.  Several states have a higher minimum, but a predictable few, including Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana, South Carolina and Alabama, are stuck at that low minimum.  If the minimum wage kept up with inflation, it would be