Mississippi man sues R. Kelly, says singer ruined marriage

April 27, 2017 in Entertainment

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi sheriff’s deputy is suing singer R. Kelly, alleging that Kelly had a yearslong affair with his wife that broke […]

Sexual assault hidden secrets revealed in book ‘Married to Sin’

April 20, 2017 in Entertainment, News

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, unwanted sexual contact is known as sexual violence. This type of abusive behavior can claim anyone, […]

Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

April 14, 2017 in Entertainment

by Kam Williams For movies opening April 21, 2017 BIG BUDGET FILMS Born in China (G) Nature documentary, narrated by Jon Krasinski, mounting an epic expedition deep into the wilds […]

Eighteenth Annual Crossroads Film Society/Film Festival

April 13, 2017 in Entertainment

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer The 18th Annual Crossroads Film Festival was held at Malco Cinema in Madison April 6-9. The event attracted approximately 3,000 movie goers of all […]

Pepper spray, assault arrests, follow rapper’s shopping trip

April 11, 2017 in Entertainment, News

By JEFF AMY JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — At first, it was a rap star on a spring break shopping jaunt on a Mississippi Sunday afternoon. Then, cellphone video shows a […]

JSU’s Digital Media Center soars to new heights

April 6, 2017 in Business, Entertainment

By Kevin Bradley Contributing Writer March 25 was a big night for Jackson State University’s professional broadcast personnel. Every year the Associated Press honors the best of journalism in Louisiana […]

I Am Not Your Negro

March 30, 2017 in Entertainment, News

A CROSSROADS FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer Brewing among Crossroads Film Festival movies is James Baldwin’s defiant words against white America’s brutal treatment of the black […]

Chuck Berry, Rock ‘n’ Roll pioneer, dies at 90

March 23, 2017 in Entertainment, Obituaries

By Jon Pareles Associated Press Chuck Berry, who with his indelible guitar licks, brash self-confi dence and memorable songs about cars, girls and wild dance parties did as much as […]