CHICAGO (AP) — Despite recusing herself from the case, Chicago's top prosecutor weighed in on the allegations against Jussie Smollett last month, telling a deputy that she believed her office had...
Former Obama aide to review civil rights law firm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A one-time aide to former first lady Michelle Obama will review workplace practices at a prominent civil rights law firm that fired its founder.
CHICAGO (AP) — Records show Cook County's top prosecutor asked Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson to let the FBI investigate the alleged attack on Jussie Smollett before the actor was...
Grammys launch initiative aiding women producers, engineers
NEW YORK (AP) — The Recording Academy's Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion is launching a new initiative to create and expand more opportunities to female music producers and engineers.
The academy on Friday announced the Producer & Engineer Inclusion Initiative, which asks that musicians, record labels and others consider at least two female producers or engineers when working on a project, whether it's a song or an album.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sheryl Crow and Common are among the artists and executives on the Recording Academy's new task force on inclusion and diversity.
The academy announced the team's 16 members — 13 of whom are women — in a statement Wednesday.
The Grammys announced the initiative after its CEO drew criticism for saying women need to "step up" when asked about the lack of female winners backstage at its 60th awards show in January.
NEW YORK (AP) — The former chief of staff for former First Lady Michelle Obama will head The Recording Academy's new task force focused on inclusion and diversity.