Jerry Lewis, Comedy Legend, Dead at 91

Jerry Lewis, an actor and auteur who was one of the most influential forces in American comedy, died Sunday morning at his Las Vegas home. He was 91. “Legendary entertainer Jerry Lewis passed away peacefully today…

Mystikal Sought by Police on Rape Charge

Shreveport police have issued an arrest warrant for the rapper Mystikal (real name Michael Tyler) stemming from an alleged October 2016 sexual assault incident in the Louisiana city. The warrants charge both the 46-year-old rapper…

Dick Gregory, Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Dead at 84

Dick Gregory, pioneering comedian, author and civil rights activist, died Saturday at the age of 84. “It is with enormous sadness that the Gregory family confirms that their father, comedic legend and civil rights activist…

The History of White Supremacy in America

The angry men marching in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend seemed alien to many Americans. They shouted “Blood and Soil,” imitating the Nazi slogan “Blut and Boden” – meaning that the blood must be racially…

Donald Trump Won’t Attend Kennedy Center Honors Ceremony

Donald and Melania Trump announced Saturday that they would not attend this year’s Kennedy Center Honors ceremony, which will honor LL Cool J, Lionel Richie, Gloria Estefan, TV producer Norman Lear and dancer-choreographer Carmen de…