CHICAGO (AP) -- Rapper Snoop Dogg launched a Chicago version of his popular youth football league Saturday, saying he hoped the program will give kids in high-crime neighborhoods a positive release for their energy.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Famed Colombian singer Joe Arroyo, composer of such salsa classics as "La Rebelion" and "Echao pa'lante" and "Tania," died Tuesday after a monthlong hospitalization. He was 55.
Khomotso Manyaka talks about the picture which recently premiered at the Human Rights Watch Festival and will be arriving in theaters on July 15.
Steve Harvey's accomplishments have great meaning to hundreds of young men and their mothers whose lives he touches each summer.
Five stunning larger than life murals make up Project Hope. The murals were created by artist Arvie Smith with more than 100 young people in detention, over the course of two years. Each one is rich with images and cultural references from America's multicultural heritage. And each tells a different story of oppression and hope.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Comedian Tracy Morgan delivered a personal apology Tuesday to gay advocacy groups and Tennessee audience members who were offended by an anti-gay rant during his show there earlier this month.
Born on Dec. 10, 1957 in Chicago where he and his sister were raised by a single-mom,Michael Clarke Duncan is a survivor who went from homeless to bodyguard to aspiring actor to a Hollywood star with an Oscar-nomination on his resume'. And his career has continued to flourish since that critically-acclaimed performance in the pivotal role of gentle giant John Coffey in "The Green Mile."Here, he talks about his latest outing as the voice of Kilowog in the Green Lantern.
Even Steven Spielberg would have a hard time making a movie which resembles one of his own creature features as much as Super 8 does. This reverential homage was directed by J.J. Abrams, a protégé who unabashedly laced the derivative production with a profusion of allusions to Close Encounters of Third Kind, E.T., Jaws, Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds, The Goonies and other offerings by his legendary mentor.
Jada Pinkett Smith stars as Christina Hawthorne in TNT's medical drama "Hawthorne." In the role of Chief Nursing Officer at James River Hospital, Christina is forced to juggle the roles and subsequent relationships that are demanded of her as a professional, mother, friend and love interest.