by Hillary Crosley onApril 1, 2012
Cissy Houston opens up about Whitney Houston for the first time since her daughter's death.
by Hillary Crosley onMarch 31, 2012
Whitney Houston's daughter aims for the spotlight on Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMarch 22, 2012
The coroner's office says that drowning, heart disease and cocaine use all played a role.
March 4, 2012
Journal-isms: KNBC's vice president for news was top manager in three cities.
by Claudio E. Cabrera onMarch 1, 2012
The Chicago youth-baseball coach says that he didn't realize he'd used the n-word until after he posted a status update.
by Barbara Reynolds onFebruary 28, 2012
In her column at The Root DC, author and minister Barbara A. Reynolds looks at Whitney Houston's death through the prism of her own battle with addiction to alcohol and prescription drugs.
by Tami Winfrey Harris onFebruary 27, 2012
Writing at Racialicious via What Tami Said, Tami Winfrey Harris describes media coverage of Whitney Houston's funeral as less than stellar, saying that the black church experience was picked apart like a National Geographic discovery.
February 26, 2012
Journal-isms: But why weren't any people of color considered?
February 23, 2012
Journal-isms: Jim Asendio, likely the highest-ranking African-American news director at a top-tier NPR affiliate, resigned at WAMU-FM.
by Natalie Hopkinson onFebruary 23, 2012
They join a tradition of singers whose art reflects a repeating cycle of domestic violence.
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