HBO's new documentary, "Sing Your Song," takes a closer look at the life of singer and activist Harry Belafonte. The King of Calypso talks with Brooke about the documentary, the civil rights movement, and his thoughts on why the racism we experience today is "far more subliminal and far more hidden" than it was the past.
A recent study found that teens spend an average of seven and a half hours a day on entertainment media. Brooke talks to singer Keri Hilson and student volunteer Alyssa Likness about a new program that encourages youth to ditch the internet and get involved in their community this summer.
Brooke talks to the man who rescued a woman from a fiery crash in Texas. He shares what it was like to bring the woman to safety, and says his training in the National Guard really “came in handy.”
In her new book, "Off Balance," Olympic gymnast Dominique Moceanu reveals a dark past hidden behind the gold-medal success. She tells Brooke about her struggles with abuse, and even shares a shocking discovery about her family.
Brooke talks with Alanis Morissette about "attachment parenting," which Morissette sees as a "great foundation to offer your child." The singer also shares the story behind the name of her upcoming album, Havoc and Bright Lights.
Eddie & Wolfgang Van Halen talk about the decision to postpone Van Halen's upcoming tour. They also share future plans for the band as well as an unexpected trait that the father and son have in common.
Brooke talks with lawmaker Lisa Brown, who was barred from speaking on the floor of the Michigan state legislature for saying "vagina" during a debate. Brown says has been "baffled" by the reaction to the word.
Officials are still trying to identify a man linked to multiple rapes dating back to 1996. Now they’re asking for the public’s help. Brooke talks with FBI Special Agent Vicki Anderson, who encourages anyone with crucial information to step forward and contact the FBI.
A U.N. report released Tuesday says children as young as nine years of age have been victims of killing, torture, and ill-treatment in Syria. Brooke discusses the report with U.N. Special Representative Radhika Coomaraswamy, who says this large-scale violence against children is “quite disturbing.”
Eight years ago, two sisters died in a car accident on their way home from visiting their mom in California. It was later discovered the rental car they were driving had been recalled, but had not been repaired. Now, their mother, Cally Houck, is joining forces with California Senator Barbara Boxer to urge the government to improve rental car safety. They tell Brooke they hope rental car companies will sign a pledge to keep recalled cars off the road until the defects have been remedied.
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