Cydney Henderson, USA TODAY

Cydney Henderson

USA TODAY

Phoenix, AZ, United States

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  • North Jersey News
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  • The News Leader
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  • News-Leader
  • The Des Moines Register
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • El Paso Times
  • Florida Today
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Recent articles by Cydney:

Emmys: Why Jimmy Kimmel and Anthony Anderson's Black Lives Matter moment wasn't enough

The virtual Emmys properly reflected the new reality of COVID-19 by going virtual Sunday, but the show didn't do enough to address the continued fight for equality. → Read More

Grammy Museum launching online streaming service with A-list interviews, content from the archives

The Grammy Museum's Collection: Live streaming service will give fans exclusive access to new artist interviews, performances and livestreams. → Read More

'Top Chef' contestant Aaron Grissom dies at 34 from traffic accident

Chef Aaron Grissom competed on Bravo's "Top Chef: Boston" in 2014. → Read More

Ellen DeGeneres' talk show returning amid controversy: 'Yes, we’re gonna talk about it'

Ellen DeGeneres' talk show is back and she plans to address the elephant in the room: allegations of racism, sexual harassment and workplace toxicity. → Read More

'You matter to us': Delta Air Lines upgrades Black traveler harassed by white flyer

Demetria Poe is applauding Delta Air Lines for "taking a stance" against racism and discrimination after she was harassed by her seatmate on a flight. → Read More

Filipino YouTube star Lloyd Cafe Cadena dies at 26: 'May he be remembered for all the joy'

Lloyd Cafe Cadena, a popular Filipino personality hailed as "one of the pioneers of YouTube vlogging" in the Philippines, has died. He was 26. → Read More

Leonard Cohen’s estate 'exploring our legal options' after Trump plays 'Hallelujah' at RNC

Tori Kelly’s rendition of Leonard Cohen’s classic "Hallelujah" was played during a massive fireworks show at the Republican National Convention. → Read More

'AGT': Howie Mandel tells Brandon Leake 'you matter' after powerful poem on racism

"America's Got Talent" is three weeks away from crowning a winner and the semifinalists are set. → Read More

David Byrne apologizes for blackface in 1984 Talking Heads video: 'I have changed'

Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is expressing remorse for a "huge blind spot" after a 1984 sketch of the musician donning blackface surfaced. → Read More

Bette Midler apologizes for mocking Melania Trump's accent, calling her 'illegal alien'

Bette Midler first sparked backlash Tuesday night as Melania Trump closed out the second night of the Republican National Convention. → Read More

Tucker Carlson defends vigilante shooter, says he 'had to maintain order when no one else would'

Tucker Carlson faced intense backlash after standing by the vigilante teen accused of fatally shooting two people during a Wisconsin protest. → Read More

TikTok stars Bryce Hall, Blake Gray face criminal charges for wild parties during pandemic

TikTok stars Bryce Hall and Blake Gray are facing criminal charges for allegedly throwing large parties during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Chadwick Boseman's death gives me the courage to keep going. Here's what he meant to me

Chadwick Boseman was a hero in the Black community. Our hero. No longer cast as a sidekick, his Black Panther symbolized so much progress. → Read More

Landon Clifford dies at 19: YouTuber's wife reveals his cause of death in emotional video

Landon Clifford, a father of two, died at 19, his wife revealed. The couple rose to prominence documenting their lives as teen parents on YouTube. → Read More

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom welcome baby girl Daisy Dove Bloom: 'Floating with love'

Katy Perry gave birth to baby girl and the "Daisies" superstar has been hinting at the newborn's name for months: ​​​​​​​Daisy Dove Bloom. → Read More

'AGT': Heidi Klum 'uncomfortable' after comedian calls her a 'tramp' in cringeworthy skit

Heidi Klum is ready to say Auf Wiedersehen to an "America's Got Talent" act after the comedian repeatedly called her a "tramp" during a "risky" skit. → Read More

Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali dies at 68 after 'inspiringly brave' cancer battle

Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer in April 2019 and given six months to live. → Read More

'Why lie?' Megan Thee Stallion claims rapper Tory Lanez is the one who shot her in both feet

"Savage" rapper Megan Thee Stallion said late Thursday it was rapper Tory Lanez who shot her in both feet in July. → Read More

'It was a bummer': Dax Shepard needs surgery after breaking multiple bones in motorcycle accident

Dax Shepard revealed that he needs surgery after breaking multiple bones during a motorcycle accident at a California racetrack over the weekend. → Read More

Jennifer Grey and Clark Gregg file for divorce after 19 years of marriage: Reports

Jennifer Grey and Clark Gregg first announced their amicable split on their respective Instagram accounts in July. → Read More