Archive for "2012 Grammy Awards"

News From Around the Web: Feb. 15 Edition

February 15th, 2012

In today’s top news, Chaka Khan calls Clive Davis’s pre-Grammy party “insanity,” Whitney Houston’s family chooses to have a private funeral for the singer and Beyoncé gets back to business following the birth of Blue Ivy.

Chaka Khan says Clive Davis should have canceled his pre-Grammy party in the wake of Whitney Houston’s death. [BET]

Whitney Houston’s family chooses to have a private funeral for the singer. [CNN]

Beyoncé gets back to business following the birth of Blue Ivy. [BET]

One woman spends a year only shopping at Black businesses. [MotherJones]

Nicki Minaj explains her striking Grammy performance. [BET]

Nearly 600 Ugandan girls have been forced into the Malaysian sex trade. [TheMonitor]

Ray J dishes about his friendship with Whitney Houston. [BET]

Apple vows to improve worker’s conditions. [CNN]

Hispanic workforce expected to outpace that of Blacks and whites by 2020. [BET]

FDA finds lead in 400 popular lipsticks. [CNN]

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News From Around the Web: Feb. 14 Edition

February 14th, 2012

In today’s top news, Whitney Houston’s family prepares for the singer’s funeral, fans of Houston are lashing out against iTunes price hikes and Oprah’s OWN network plans to honor the late diva in an on-air special.

Whitney Houston’s family prepares for the singer’s funeral. [BET]

Fans of Whitney Houston are angered at iTunes price hike following the singer’s death. [Contactmusic]

Oprah’s OWN network will honor Whitney Houston in on-air special. [HollywoodReporter]

President Obama compromises on birth control coverage. [BET]

Obama’s re-election team launches the “Truth Team.” [CBS]

Christina Milian joins The Voice. [BET]

‘Cash mobs’ mobilize to boost small business revenue. [MSNBC]

Diddy hospitalized for post-Grammy migraine. [BET]

Court hears challenge to California affirmative action ban. [AP]

Common says Drake feud is over. [BET]

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News From Around the Web: Feb. 13 Edition

February 13th, 2012

In today’s top news, the 2012 Grammy Awards honor the late Whitney Houston, some are angered as Etta James and Don Cornelius are left out of Grammys ‘in memoriam’ segment and new reports claim Houston died from deadly combo of prescription drugs and alcohol.

The 2012 Grammy Awards honor the late Whitney Houston. [BET]

Whitney Houston allegedly died from deadly combo of prescription drugs and alcohol. [TMZ]

Some angered that Grammys left Etta James and Don Cornelius out of ‘in memoriam’ segment. [MSNBC]

Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina hospitalized following her mother’s death. [BET]

New York City bans churches from operating in public schools on weekends. [WSJ]

Find out where ‘overweight’ ends and ‘obese’ begins. [BET]

Israeli Black Hebrews mourn Whitney Houston’s death. [BET]

U.S. government tops the list in layoffs. [MSNBC]

Gadhafi’s son warns of a Libyan revolt. [BBC]

U.S. admiral says Navy forces prepared to confront Iran. [FOX]

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