Jasmyne A. Cannick: Many of Whitney’s well-known and documented “troubles” didn’t take place while she was in a relationship with another woman. No, all of that happened when she hooked up with Bobby.
Jasmyne Cannick: In the wide cross-section of L.A.’s diverse population, tensions ran high as people awaited the verdict in the O.J. Simpson murder case. Watching OJ
Jasmyne Cannick: I sat down and spoke to actress and Native American Indian activist Sacheen Littlefeather who in 1973 refused the Best Actor Academy Award on behalf of Marlon Brando for his role in The Godfather.
Jasmyne Cannick: Them not being there is a much louder and sincere statement than their attending and saying something political in their speech about the lack of Blacks as they accept their award in their fancy clothes and jewels and exit stage left to do media interviews.
Jasmyne Cannick: Jay Z’s Made in America concert is set to take place Labor Day Weekend, proving yet again when money is involved “niggas” can get away with just about anything.