Dante Brown (Photo by Elton Anderson)
Chicago Crusader

Native Chatham resident’s work spans Davis, Wayans and now Spencer

CHICAGO CRUSADER — Dante Brown, 19, was born and raised in Chicago, and his most recent past television credit includes playing the son of Damon Wayans’ character Roger Murtaugh on the hit Fox series “Lethal Weapon.” Brown, who is also a rapper and a dancer, is now embarking on another big screen acting gig, playing alongside Oscar winner Octavia Spencer in the upcoming feature film “MA,” which starts in theaters everywhere on Friday, May 31. […read more]

Taraji P. Henson (Photo: Splash News)

Taraji P. Henson reveals shocking news on Jussie Smollet’s ‘Empire’ role

Rollingout.com — Smollett initially faced 64 years in prison after prosecutors claimed that he lied about an attack he reported as a hate crime. He had told police he was assaulted at 2 a.m. by two men who shouted homophobic and racist slurs at him and put a noose around his neck. In the more detailed account, he claimed that he fought back and that one of the attackers was White. […read more]

“This exercise is a thinly veiled attempt to advance the voter fraud myth to justify restrictive voter requirements and suppress voting rights,” said Sophia Lakin, staff attorney with the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project. (Photo: iStockphoto / NNPA)

Civil Rights Groups Sue Texas over Voter Citizenship Question

NNPA NEWSWIRE — The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, the national ACLU, the Texas Civil Rights Project, Demos, and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed a lawsuit against Texas Secretary of State David Whitley and Director of Elections Keith Ingram over the creation and rollout of a flawed voter purge list that discriminates against naturalized citizens. […read more]


CBS Clobbers Rivals with 15 of Top 20 Shows

FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Thanks to football and a slate of robust comedy and drama shows, CBS clobbered its prime-time competition last week. The network surged with its coverage of the AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Indianapolis Colts and Read More