President Obama will have a beer with two men at the heart of a national controversy on racism tonight.  On July 16th, Cambridge, Massachusetts Police Sergeant James Crowley responded to a call about a possible break-in at the home of black Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Junior.  Gates got angry, accusing Crowley of racism. Copyright […]

SportsGroove TV traveled to Virginia State University in Petersburg, VA for the CIAA Football Media Day where the coaches made their predictions for the season. Host Mark Gray reports.

VIA TIME: Richard Parsons is the new face of the struggling, bailout-needy Citigroup. The former CEO of Time Warner Inc. (TIME’s parent company) became Citi’s Chairman just days after the company announced an $8.3 billion fourth-quarter loss — its fifth quarterly loss in a row — and revealed that it would separate its retail banking […]

VIA CBS NEWS: From time to time, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell, and Clarence Thomas have naturally talked about growing up African-American under far less tolerant conditions than those we take for granted today. Yet their biggest contributions to American race relations have been their admirable abilities to transcend such racial intolerance – to make being […]

VIA SNAFU-ED: A man who was tased and threatened with tasering between his genital and anal regions plans to sue the Boise Police Department for excessive use of force. It all started on Feb. 14 of this year. Two Boise, ID police officers were called to a possible domestic disturbance between a man — the […]

(Washington, DC) — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor  to the U.S. Supreme Court. Her nomination now goes to the full Senate. The vote in the committee was 13 in favor and six opposed. Sotomayor’s nomination was hardly in doubt, as President Obama’s nomination coincided with a Democratic majority in […]

VIA NEW YORK POST: Plaxico Burress’ lawyer said today that the former Giants wide receiver will testify tomorrow before a grand jury hearing arguments on his gun charges. Burress’ attorney, Ben Brafman, hopes that his client can convince the grand jury assembled in Manhattan Supreme Court to forgo an indictment. “Mr. Burress is going to […]

VIA MEN.STYLE: The hit-making producer behind the King of Pop’s rise discusses Jackson’s life, death, and love of chemical peels Q: How have you been holding up since Michael Jackson’s death? A: Oh, man. It’s surrealistic. I went to Shanghai for the movie festival over there—I took Halle Berry—and then went back to Luxembourg, and […]

VIA PEOPLE: What drugs were in Michael Jackson’s system at the time of his death? The L.A. coroner’s pending toxicology report – expected to answer that key question any day now – may hold the fate of Dr. Conrad Murray, the singer’s personal physician. Murray was with Jackson on the day he died and is […]

VIA CHICAGO TRIBUNE: As government rebate program officially launches Friday, dealers are preparing for a rush to showrooms Meanwhile, Does Cash for Clunkers make sense for you? The program known officially as the Car Allowance Rebate System offers rebates of $3,500 to owners who relinquish cars rated at less than 18 miles per gallon to […]