Raven-Symoné: 'I am very discriminatory' about some black names

Various studies have found black people experience negative treatment based not only on the color of their skin, but even their names.

RAMBLING ROSE: A week of music and artistic excellence

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Janet Jackson, N.W.A., Los Lobos among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees include some familiar faces and one star who has just returned to the scene.

Keshia Knight Pulliam defends legacy of 'Cosby Show' in wake of scandal

As more allegations are made against Bill Cosby, his former co-star says the scandal doesn't negate the importance of his iconic television show.

Gladys Knight: A candid conversation

Motown Records was considered the number one most influential company to lead in setting a precedent for talent, style, good music, swag and success

Baltimore Dance Company marks 15th anniversary with Cancer Benefit Concert

Since 2001, the Baltimore City Cancer Program (BCCP) has screened more than 31,000 Baltimore City residents and provided more than 10,000 free clinical breast exams, 11,500 mammograms, 6,000 cervical cancer screenings, 3,000 oral cancer screenings, and 460 colonoscopies. Of those ...

Black tenor returns home, makes history in opera

Tenor and former longtime Washington, D.C. resident Issachah Savage laughs when he was told of a most flattering comparison made by an opera legend.

Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival returns to Annapolis with energy and entertainment

Strong winds did not deter over 4.000 festival-goers from attending the 26th Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival that was held in Annapolis on Saturday, September 26, 2015.

Black artists make waves at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival has aged gracefully into its 40th year anniversary. Black directors, actors and writers have enhanced the celebratory occasion with fine performances and artistic contributions in indie films, big budget movies and life-affirming documentaries.

Smooth start for Trevor Noah as he takes over 'The Daily Show'

A new satirical news era dawned on Monday night as Trevor Noah took over "The Daily Show." But before getting started, Noah made sure to acknowledge the man he's replacing: Jon Stewart.

Free Fall Baltimore offers hundreds of free events, activities during October

Everything is FREE! The tenth annual Free Fall Baltimore, presented by BGE, takes place Thursday, October 1 through Saturday, October 31, 2015. Free Fall Baltimore, a citywide celebration, offers hundreds of free arts and cultural events and activities at participating ...

RAMBLING ROSE: Support our musicians and community events

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'Empire' reigns with huge season 2 premiere

Fox's "Empire" finally fell, but not by much.

'Thrones,' 'Veep,' 'Kittredge' big winners at Emmys

It was a good night for vice presidents, transgendered women, cranky New Englanders and the inhabitants of a mythical world called Westeros.

Academy Art Museum celebrates 18th Annual Craft Show

The Academy Art Museum will celebrate its 18th Annual Craft Show, “Blown Away,” October 16-18, 2015 in Easton, Maryland.