Chicago Prosecuter Defends Jussie Smollett Case Dismissal

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx on Wednesday defended the decision by her staff to drop charges that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist, anti-gay attack in January.Foxx recused herself before Smollett was charged last month because she had discussed the case with a Smollett family member. The case was handed to... Read More.

R. Kelly Arrested Again After Child Support Hearing

R. Kelly was taken back into custody Wednesday after appearing at a child-support hearing, authorities said, hours after the broadcast of an interview in which the R&B star cried and ranted about being “assassinated” by allegations of sexual abuse.Cook County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said she did not know why Kelly was taken... Read More.

Gladys Knight Issues Statement On Super Bowl Involvement

As we reported yesterday, legendary singer and longtime civil rights champion Gladys Knight will sing the National Anthem prior to Super Bowl 53 which is being held in her hometown of Atlanta on Feb 3rd.Of course it comes as no surprise that the Knight is being criticized for her move by supporters of quarterback Colin... Read More.

Marvel Comic Writer Stan Lee Passes Away at Age 95

Stan Lee, one of the masterminds of the Marvel Comics universe, died at age 95.Lee was the creator of dozens of now-iconic comic-book heroes, including Spider-Man, X-Men, the Avengers, the Fantastic Four and Black Panther. All of those characters have since been adapted into hugely popular.Lee's work creating characters for Marvel spanned the 1960s... Read More.