View one of the most beautiful historic sites in the nation through an artist’s eyes. The North End Gallery will present “Picturing the Past,” inspired by Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC), from February 4 to March 2, 2014.
Actor, comedian turned media mogul and philanthropist, Steve Harvey takes on another exciting role by joining the Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Program. His strong commitment to mentoring is a great complement to the movement that uncaps a world of possibilities ...
Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto led off Saturday's 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards by winning prizes for supporting female actor and supporting male actor, respectively.
If you happen to bump into a group of vibrant young people who are speaking positive words with conviction, it is possible that you are encountering the “Speak Life Tour.”
Hello to all of you, Honey Child! We got a hell-la-va weekend. Everybody is celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and they should. This is an exciting weekend with parades, shows, breakfasts and special events. I love it.
On Friday, January 17, 2014, the Newseum opens “1964: Civil Rights at 50,” a yearlong exhibit about Freedom Summer, a bold campaign organized by civil rights groups in 1964 to register black voters in Mississippi.
When Beyonce tells people to "bow down," they listen.
Legendary poet and activist Amiri Baraka died Thursday, January 9, 2014. He was 79.
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Most Powerful Voices gospel singing competition returns in search of dynamic gospel performers who will raise stroke awareness— particularly in the African-American community— through the power of music.
“Oscar Micheaux: A Self-Made Man,” a new release from The Hollywood Press, brings the story of America's greatest African American filmmaker to life. The book is designed for everyone who loves movies and would like to introduce young audiences to ...
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts opens two exhibitions on January 9: Passing the Torch: Artists Influencing Artists in the Chaney Gallery and Hai-Ou Hou: Window Shopping Paintings in the Martino Gallery. A free reception will take place that evening ...
Actor James Avery, who played the beloved Uncle Phil on the hit 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," died Tuesday, his publicist confirmed. He was 67.
Happy New Year to you, my dear friend; Man, this is 2014 and I hope this year will be better for you than last year.
Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist Common not only realizes his place as a role model, he embraces it.
The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture has discovered a unique way to celebrate Kwanzaa.