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  • How black is black enough?

    How black is black enough?
    I suddenly find myself concerned about my blackness. It had never occurred to me to worry about it before. Then came the incident last month on ESPN's "First Take" program that initially got commentator Rob Parker suspended and then, last week, fired...
  • Youman Fullard Sr., Yellow Bowl Restaurant owner

    Youman Fullard Sr., Yellow Bowl Restaurant owner
    Youman Fullard Sr., who fulfilled a lifelong dream when he and his wife took over ownership of the Yellow Bowl Restaurant and turned it into one of the city's most sought-after soul food destinations, died Sunday of complications from Alzheimer's...
  • Grammy nominations: Put your money on Adele

    Grammy nominations: Put your money on Adele
    Voicing disappointment over Grammy nominations is similar to complaining to your friends at recess that your 70-year-old teacher just "doesn't get it." In other words, it's pointless, other than feeling slightly better that you made the injustice known to...
  • 'The X-Factor' recap: Praise a higher power, it's the last night of auditions

    'The X-Factor' recap: Praise a higher power, it's the last night of auditions
    [Ed. note: No running diary this time. I was judging a Battle of the Bands for WPOC in Hanover aka doing my best Simon Cowell impression, so I didn't get home until 8:40 p.m. I watched a DVR-ed version. The obvious good news of the night is the auditiions...
  • Grammys 2012: Stay home if you're not Adele

    Grammys 2012: Stay home if you're not Adele
    Welcome to the Adele show. Just as she dominated radio this past year, Adele will likely walk away with a handful of shiny gramophones on Sunday night (8 p.m., WJZ/CBS). But this is show business - there are no guarantees (except that host LL Cool J...
  • New music from troubled divas, other hit makers

    Coming this fall: The Drama of the Troubled Diva. For the next four months, many of pop's juiciest plot lines will feature female singers struggling back from the brink. They include Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera and TLC, all of whom have spent far...
  • Hunter Hayes and More Added to Grammy Nominations Live Concert

    Hunter Hayes and More Added to Grammy Nominations Live Concert
    Hunter Hayes has a big night ahead of him next week, as he will perform at the Grammy Nominations Live concert. Fellow country artists Dierks Bentley and The Band Perry have also been added to the lineup, as they will pay tribute to the late Johnny Cash....
  • Brad Paisley at Cruzan: Tickets on sale Saturday

    Brad Paisley at Cruzan: Tickets on sale Saturday
    Tickets for increasingly eclectic country star Brad Paisley’s summer tour stop at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach finally go on sale  at 10 a.m. Saturday. The June 21 concert (it’s a Friday) is part of his “Beat This...
  • Taye Diggs home break-in suspect charged with burglary

    Taye Diggs home break-in suspect charged with burglary
    A 20-year-old man accused of breaking into actor Taye Diggs' Studio City home was charged Tuesday with first-degree burglary, officials said. Hassan Omar Juna of Hollywood was scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon on the felony charge, the Los...
  • Body of missing 6-year-old boy pulled from river in Yosemite

     
    The body of a 6-year-old boy who, along with his 10-year-old brother, was swept down the Merced River in Yosemite National Park last week was recovered Thursday, park officials said....
  • After love-triangle allegations, detective no longer with police

     
    A Santa Ana detective who was allegedly involved in a love triangle between a gang member he was investigating and the man's fiancee is no longer with the police department....
  • Bank executive alleges abuse by LAPD

     
    A bank executive has filed a claim with the city of Los Angeles, saying he suffered at least $50 million in damages after he was beaten up by two LAPD officers....