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Here’s what Charlie Rose said about sexual harassment before he was fired for it

[ad_1] "What should be the conversation now about sexual harassment?" That's what Charlie Rose asked New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor on October 20, in a "CBS This Morning" segment about the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Now, Rose himself is out as a morning host after facing sexual harassment allegations of his own. Like every journalist these days, Rose spent a lot of time talking about the harassment stories that have been making headlines. Here's some of what he's said. When Roger...

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‘Dancing With the Stars’ winner is …

[ad_1] Story highlightsWinners fight through pain Tuesday nightJordan Fisher, Frankie Muniz and Lindsey Stirling in final three for Mirrorball TrophyIt came down to the final three, with singer Jordan Fisher, actor Frankie Muniz and violinist Lindsey Stirling competing to see who would take home the Mirrorball Trophy.In the end, after the judges' scores were combined with votes from the audience, front-runner Fisher and his partner, Lindsay Arnold, were declared the winners.Arnold, who has been competing as one of the dance pros since season 16, scored her first win. She injured her leg so badly this season that fans feared she...

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On Thanksgiving, Family Hurt By Harvey Counts Its Blessings

[ad_1] HOUSTON (AP) — The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no appliances below. The house they renovated and expanded over three decades has been gutted down to its wooden beams. Almost three months after Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas Gulf Coast, killing more than 80 people and damaging at least 200,000 homes, the Dorseys and other families are celebrating Thanksgiving however they can. “We try to keep our head up, and we know that God is above all,” said Arva...

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Solange Partners With Calvin Klein For New Ad Campaign

[ad_1] Calvin Klein has tapped Solange and several of her musical friends to star in a new advertising campaign. Sporting a denim Trucker jacket and high-waisted jeans, the singer appears in one of the images with fellow musicians Dev Hynes, Kelela, Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek and Kindness’ Adam Bainbridge for the photo shoot. The artists were handpicked by Solange to promote the idea of family and unity for the brand. “Big love to @calvinklein , raf simons, and the whole Calvin team for this moment of celebrating my musical family, and for capturing us so authentically us,” Solange wrote in an Instagram post of...

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CBS Is Begging For Oprah To Fill In On ‘CBS This Morning’

[ad_1] Who wouldn’t want Oprah on their network, let alone doing a show for them! It’d be a pretty great experience for all parties involved. However, the need is dire in the case of CBS. Page Six reports that the company is begging Oprah to fill in the spot of Charlie Rose on their morning show “CBS This Morning.” Alongside her best friend Gayle King and co-host Norah O’Donnell, Oprah would fill the void and provide a distraction from Charlie Rose and his sexual harassment allegations to which he admitted to. A TV insider told Page Six, “They are begging Oprah to fill...

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US Navy Plane With 11 Aboard Crashes Into Pacific; 8 Rescued

[ad_1] TOKYO (AP) — Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said. The C-2 “Greyhound” transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles (925 kilometers) southeast of Okinawa as it was bringing passengers and cargo from Japan to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the Navy said in a statement. The Reagan was operating in the Philippine Sea during a joint exercise with Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force when the twin-propeller plane crashed at 2:45 p.m. Japan time. The cause of the crash was not immediately clear...

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The Top 9 Funniest TV Thanksgivings

[ad_1] Source: J-Roman / Getty It’s that time of year again to get the family together and eat all you can while reminiscing over things you’re grateful for.     In honor of Turkey Day being just days away, check out our list of Thanksgiving episodes that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10Next page » Also On Black America Web: [ad_2] Source link ...

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Council Narrowly Approves Long-Term Flint Water Deal

[ad_1] FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Flint City Council has narrowly approved a 30-year agreement to get drinking water from a regional agency, bringing to end one battle among many in the Michigan city still recovering from a lead-tainted water crisis. The deal was approved Tuesday night by a 5-4 vote after hours of debate and comments from dozens of residents, following months of court-ordered negotiations. The pact means the Great Lakes Water Authority will continue to serve Flint. It has been providing water for Flint in short-term deals since fall 2015, when Gov. Rick Snyder acknowledged the crisis related to...

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Security Tight For Thanksgiving Parade In Terror-Wary NYC

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New York City’s mayor and police brass have repeatedly stressed that layers of security, along with hundreds of officers, will be in place for one of the nation’s biggest outdoor holiday gatherings and that visitors should not be deterred. “We had a couple of tough months as a nation,” Police Commissioner James O’Neill said. “We...

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