Beyonce and Jay-Z joined the Rev. Al Sharpton, Trayvon Martin's mother and thousands of New Yorkers on Saturday during a demonstration demanding justice for the slain teen.
Although the White House said it wasn't involved, rapper Jay-Z boasts in a new song Thursday that he got "White House clearance" for his recent trip to Cuba with wife Beyonce.
Beyonce is coming back to New Orleans and back to the Superdome. After entertaining a huge television audience in a packed dome during the Super Bowl halftime show, Beyonce is now scheduled to perform at the Essence Festival.
Barack Hussein Obama became the nation's first black president on Tuesday, beckoning Americans to move beyond divisive politics and a "collective failure to make hard choices." Now Wednesday, the real work begins.