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Monthly Archives: August 2018

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With absolutely zero warning, Eminem decided to shake things up on Friday (Aug. 31) at midnight by releasing a surprise album called Kamikaze, his second project in less than a year. The album features...

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In 2007, Haitian-American artist Moliere Dimanche was sentenced to 10 years in Florida state prisons, where he ended up serving eight-and-a-half years. While imprisoned, he made art – a series of pencil...

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For a lecture course I teach at Brown University called “Love Stories,” we begin at the beginning, with love at first sight. To its detractors, love at first sight must be an illusion – the wrong...

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Like everyone else in the world, people on the twin-island Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago learned on Aug. 11 that Trinidad-born Sir Vidia Naipaul – better known as V.S. Naipaul – had died....

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We already know Beyoncé is pretty “Flawless” when it comes to her stage presence, but she really proved that the other night during a concert in Nashville, Tennessee. While performing her “On...

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We already know Beyoncé is pretty “Flawless” when it comes to her stage presence, but she really proved that the other night during a concert in Nashville, Tennessee. While performing her “On...

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NBA star Nick Young (aka Swaggy P) was arrested in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles late Friday night (Aug. 24) following an incident with police during a traffic stop. According to TMZ, the former...

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Police say an argument over who should star as Aretha Franklin in a movie about her life led to a shooting at a barbershop in Suffolk, Virginia. According to WTRK-TV, last Thursday (Aug. 16), two men—44-year-old...

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When Taraji P. Henson shared a post-makeup selfie on Instagram on Wednesday (Aug. 22), fans (like me) immediately noticed something was “different.” She looked like Michael Jackson! I’m not sure...

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Beyoncé and JAY-Z pictured at their “On The Run II” concert in Columbia, SC at Williams-Brice Stadium. Moments before Beyoncé and JAY-Z hit the stage at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia,...