Artists Talked Politics. The Grammys Didn't
The FADERArtists Talked Politics. The Grammys Didn't Listen. | The FADERThe FADERJust 12 minutes into the 59th Grammys ceremony on February 12, Jennifer Lopez was quoting Toni Morrison. “At this particular point in history, our voices are ...The Grammys Honored the Wrong Album, and Adele Knew ItAdvocate.comBeyoncé's and Adele's Grammy Speeches: TranscriptsNew York TimesHere's Who Took Home Grammy GoldNewserWUWM -CBS Newsall 3,286 news articles »
Posted on 13 February 2017 | 10:03 am
Jennifer Lopez Reminded Everyone About The
Huffington PostJennifer Lopez Reminded Everyone About The Power Of Music In ...Huffington PostRight before announcing the winner of the Grammy for Best New Artist, the singer and actress took time to quote author Toni Morrison as she expressed the ...and more »
Posted on 13 February 2017 | 8:48 am
Every Political Moment at the Grammys -
Daily RegisterEvery Political Moment at the GrammysDaily RegisterJennifer Lopez, not traditionally known for heady statements, made the first politically charged statement during the show, saying that artists' voices were needed now more than ever and quoting Toni Morrison. In a speech now being repurposed for the ...Grammy Awards Trump card: Music with lots of social commentaryThe San Diego Union-TribuneWere the 2017 Grammy Awards the Most Political Ever?BillboardThe Most Showstopping Political Moments at the GrammysVogue.comCivilized -BuzzFeed News -Newslineall 87 news articles »
Posted on 13 February 2017 | 8:34 am
James Corden brings mean tweets, slapstick
Los Angeles TimesJames Corden brings mean tweets, slapstick and Carpool Karaoke as Grammys' good humor manLos Angeles TimesCorden ended his show-opening rap with the couplet, “Live it up because this is the best / And with President Trump we don't know what comes next.” Jennifer Lopez read a quote from Toni Morrison: “This is precisely the time when artists go to work ...Here are all the ways the Grammys got politicalWZZM13.comApple Music — Carpool Karaoke: The Series — Coming SoonYouTubeall 191 news articles »
Posted on 13 February 2017 | 2:31 am
8 Most Political Moments of the Grammys 2017
ELLE.com8 Most Political Moments of the Grammys 2017 - Beyonce, Katy ...ELLE.comIn the midst of huge political upheaval in the United States, we are seeing one of the most political awards seasons in history. For instance, think the actors who ...and more »
Posted on 12 February 2017 | 9:48 pm
The Bearable Lightness of Michael Dirda
Not literally—he grew up in Lorain, Ohio, whereas I’m from the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. He is also 30 years older than I am, though in a coincidence, my father grew up in Lorain, a town that also produced Toni Morrison. He claims to dislike ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:08 pm
The Fire This Time: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s
The literary device employed is no coincidence. Toni Morrison has anointed Coates as the successor to James Baldwin, and while that is a heavy burden for any 40 year old to bear, it is one that he just might manage to handle with grace. Despite having ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:55 pm
8 Books to Add to the Modern Brown Girl
Eventually, I found Toni Morrison, Dr. Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Zora Neale Hurston, and more. I fell in love. It is no secret that women—particularly women of color—are coming for the old guard in literary and genre-specific writing circles and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:02 pm
10 popular grammar myths debunked by a
The following sentence appeared in the verbal section of a 2002 College Board exam, and students were asked to identify an error if there was one: Toni Morrison's genius enables her to create novels that arise from and express the injustices African ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:29 am
International network France 24 spotlights
From the glamour of the Cannes film festival to 25 th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, to interviews with George Clooney, Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Toni Morrison and Quincy Jones and so many more, "Encore!" is aimed at taking you to the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:11 am