Colorlines

Results related to “American Idol”

'American Idol' Hit With $250 Million Racial Discrimination Suit

‘American Idol’ Hit With $250 Million Racial Discrimination Suit

by Jamilah King on July 26 2013, 9:37AM

Ten black former contestants are suing.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media, /NOW

The Queen of Soul is Openly Lobbying to Replace J-Lo on 'American Idol'

The Queen of Soul is Openly Lobbying to Replace J-Lo on ‘American Idol’

by Jorge Rivas on July 16 2012, 2:34PM

Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler have left their judging gigs on “American Idol” and now the Queen of Soul says she wants to reign in.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Is It American Idol's Job to Shame Contestants With Warrants? [Reader Forum]

Is It American Idol’s Job to Shame Contestants With Warrants? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on March 19 2012, 9:25AM

Is this yet another case of corporate power exerting ownership over the fates of black men, to make a buck? Or is it personal foolishness beyond sympathy?

Topics: Media

American Idol Expels Black Finalist, Puts Criminal Record on Blast

American Idol Expels Black Finalist, Puts Criminal Record on Blast

by Jorge Rivas on March 15 2012, 10:22AM

American Idol is about making dreams come true but on Wednesday night’s show producers not only cut some dreams short but they also humiliated a contestant when they put his criminal justice history on blast.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Pages: 1