by Helena Andrews onMarch 1, 2013
An episode inspired by Chris Brown and Rihanna exposes the blurry line between reality and entertainment.
November 28, 2012
This week on The Confab: Join Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris as she chats with Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta and contributing editors Edward Wyckoff Williams and Hillary Crosley about allegations that coverage of Chris Brown's latest Twitter brawl was racially tinged. Plus: President Obama's responsibility to blacks.
by Cord Jefferson onNovember 28, 2012
Cord Jefferson argues at Gawker that while it's understandable that Brown's actions get more attention than those of less-famous white men accused of the same thing, there are some signs of prejudice in the attacks on the singer and his fans.
by Demetria L. Lucas onNovember 28, 2012
Writing at Clutch magazine, The Root's contributing editor Demetria L. Lucas starts off with the disclaimer "Chris Brown is an a--hole," but concludes that in the singer's battle of words with comedian Jenny Johnson, he wasn't the only one who was out of line.
October 16, 2012
High school kids might not understand the gravity of domestic violence and racism. But what about the adults who watched this outrageous performance?
October 15, 2012
He reportedly told Brown he'd "finish him" if he ever hurt Rihanna again.
by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. onOctober 9, 2012
From Rihanna's love life to a TV anchor's weight, women are scrutinized for their so-called flaws.
March 26, 2012
"Chris Brown won't beat you for eating this," the restaurant tweeted.
September 1, 2011
From Journal-isms: Washington Monthly ranks black and women's colleges next to the Ivy Leagues.
by Nsenga Burton onAugust 26, 2010
Superior Court Judge Patricia Schnegg says Brown is doing a "great job" on probation.
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