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.
by Clinton Yates onOctober 18, 2012
The Root DC's Clinton Yates writes that he won't spend time worrying about the recent incident in which students in blackface re-enacted a violent episode between Chris Brown and Rihanna because "there are just as many people out here representing us poorly without their faces painted."
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 Jamilah Lemieux onOctober 9, 2012
Writing at Ebony, Jamilah Lemieux unpacks the teachable moments from the troubled couple's story, in a piece that she says she hoped she'd never have to write.
by Hillary Crosley onOctober 6, 2012
The mogul announced that his last Barclays shows will be televised via his YouTube channel.
September 11, 2012
A rep says that the image is "not of Rihanna, or an abused woman." But is a tattoo that requires that clarification really a good idea?
September 7, 2012
Plenty of people are disturbed, but is anyone really surprised?
September 7, 2012
If MTV gave awards out for style, who would have gone home a winner?
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