Arts & Entertainment

*In a fur coat and pom-pom hat supporting her hometown Detroit Lions, Aretha Franklin sat at a piano in Ford Field before her team’s Thanksgiving Day game against the Vikings and delivered what just might be the longest national anthem in history. The song usually takes about 2 minutes to sing. Aretha’s lasted approximately 4 minutes and 35 glorious seconds – as any […]


In a trial that began Tuesday in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Daniel Holtzclaw, who is White, faces 36 counts of rape, sexual battery, and forcible oral sodomy of 13 Black women. Problem is, there are no Black women or men on the jury.