Melanie Eversley

MGM Studios has released a 40-second teaser for the anticipated Aretha Franklin biopic 'Respect' but only enough to entice audiences who want to see the Queen of Soul's story depicted on the big screen
A grand jury has decided that there is enough evidence to try former Fort Worth, Tex., police officer Aaron Dean in the slaying of the 28-year-old student
The rapper called out rap industry executives over contracting practices that leave young artists fleeced and without legal recourse
Software programmers still have more steps to go in order to develop facial recognition applications that do not discriminate against people of color, a study has found
The Queen Bey is expanding her brand to a line of "gender neutral" shoes in collaboration with athletic sportswear maker Adidas
Officials in South Africa are investigating multiple deaths of boys who were engaged in a circumcision ritual that is held in secrecy but has long been dangerous for its participants
Marquis Davis' family has been waiting for more than a year for news that he's been cleared for a needed transplant and they got the call in time for Christmas
A Wisconsin teen is facing life in prison after admitting to killing an accused child sex trafficker who she says abused her and sold her out to other men.
The former tour manager for disgraced singer and accused pedophile R. Kelly now admits he suggested getting a fake ID for late singer Aaliyah.
Eddie Murphy's anticipated return to 'Saturday Night Live' this weekend and said he wouldn't mind playing some of his signature characters.
Actor Orlando Jones is naming names and giving details following his apparent firing as the character Mr. Nancy from the Starz series American Gods.
Dwyane Wade and his wife, actress Gabrielle Union, have been making powerful public statements in support of Wade's gay son, Zion Malachi Airamis, 12.
The basketball legend was there to talk about his new partnership with JCPenney but ended up play flirting with his friend instead.
The Trump cabinet member was criticized by human rights advocates after making disparaging remarks during a meeting
Once a White House aide with direct access to the Oval Office, she has become buddies with the former Donald Trump lawyer, bonding over their disdain for the president
Radu Banciu, a TV personality known for his racist rants, attacked Serena Williams, comparing her with a babboon, but is also apparently keeping his job
A once-promising running back who had been headed to the NFL is now headed to prison for molesting a 12-year-old girl
In what may be a nationwide first, a group of students in the small town of Tylertown, Miss., are staging a walkout because of the end of their beloved religious program.
The growing chorus of people outwardly questioning the integrity of activist Shaun King has expanded to activist DeRay McKesson, the former school administrator who vaulted to fame after the Ferguson, Mo., protests.
In a case that echoes tones of the death of Eric Garner, another black man, Byron Lee Williams, has died in police custody in Las Vegas after repeatedly telling them during his arrest that he could not breathe.