Phil Collins

Activists Claim Phil Collins’ Battle of the Alamo Memorabilia Props Up White Leaders over Latino, Black Battlers

There is a new Battle for the Alamo as a debate rages over the presentation of the pivotal event in the Texas Revolution ahead of the opening of a museum in its honor. One activist is lashing out at English singer Phil Collins, claiming the museum could turn into “an expensive palace glorifying the Alamo myth” focused on only white leaders of the battle.

STUTTGART, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 21: Phil Collins is seen on the stage after the Stuttgart Premiere of the musical 'Tarzan' at Stage Apollo Theater on November 21, 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images)

Rockers Protest but Trump Continues to Play Their Hits at Campaign Rallies

LOS ANGELES — From the beloved opening lines of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” to the rousing, children’s-choir conclusion of the Rolling Stones’ “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” President Donald Trump’s campaign rallies have been filled with classic songs whose authors and their heirs loudly reject him and his politics.

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Singer Neil Young performs onstage at The 2013 MusiCares Person Of The Year Gala Honoring Bruce Springsteen at Los Angeles Convention Center on February 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)