All across the country, an alarming number of students are suspended, expelled and even arrested for minor or trivial offenses. Instead of being sent to school guidance counselors to determine root causes of student misbehavior, young people are increasingly pushed into police stations, courtrooms and juvenile detention centers.
Famed producer The Dream opens up about what it was like working with Kim Kardashian on "Jam (Turn it Up)," and reveals that she can out-sing a lot of artists today. He also gives a little insight on the "magic" he can do for artists that have trouble singing in the studio.
Beyonce's Surprise Album Biggest Debut By Female in 2013
Entertainer Beyonce's surprise visual album that she released moments before midnight on Friday, December 13 is already poised to be the biggest debut by a woman in 2013. Billboard.com Editor Tye Comer reveals how the album managed to be kept a secret and details the historic nature of the album's record-setting sales.
12-year-old Taylon Davis has a deadly form of bone cancer called osteosarcoma, and her dying wish was to dance with Beyonce. “TODAY” says the singer teamed up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to give Taylon a very special night. She brought Taylon to her concert in Las Vegas earlier this month and sang and danced with her to the song “Survivor.” Taylon told KOVR she was shocked to have a chance to sing and dance with the superstar.
As we close out the year, we look back on what we have gained and what we have lost. In 2013, we said a final goodbye to legends in science, entertainment, sports and literature. Here’s a look at those who are now gone, but whose legacies live on in spirit.
Professor Gates travels throughout the United States, taking viewers on an engaging journey through history. He visits key historical sites, partakes in lively debates with some of America’s top historians and interviews living eyewitnesses – including school integration pioneers Ruby Bridges and Charlayne Hunter-Gault, former Black Panther Kathleen Neal Cleaver, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, and many more.