Like megastars Sidney Poitier, the late Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, a host of African-American film stars have also mastered the black theater.
On Friday February 20, 2015, while the entire East Coast was preparing for a winter storm, many people braved the brutal cold to go out to see one of the most incredible performers in the music business— Patti Austin.
There are many faces to Soul/R&B music, one of which is folk music— passionate music that comes from the heart.
There's been plenty of talk of late -- welcome discussion in my humble opinion -- about equal pay for equal work.
Hollywood stars turned the stage into a soapbox at the Oscars on Sunday night, advocating on issues ranging from NSA surveillance to equal pay; the Voting Rights Act to immigration reform.
“Real”, one of the reality stars of VH1’s Real Chance of Love, has died at the age of 33 after a long battle with colon cancer. Ahmad Givens, his real name, was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in 2013.
On Monday, February 2, 2015, something extraordinary happened to Kwame Alexander.
On Thursday February 5, 2015, Comcast and Smithsonian Channel hosted a private screening of “Legend of Lead Belly” at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, which will premiere on the Smithsonian Channel, Monday, February 23, 2015 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
James Spencer Hammond has always been the kind of person that simply wants to do his job well. Attention has never been high on his list of wants and, those who know him, say it’s difficult to find someone more ...
It was a big night for one of music's biggest stars.
Comcast and Smithsonian Channel have partnered on the first sneak preview screening of a new documentary, “Legend of Lead Belly,” which profiles one of the most influential musicians of the 20th Century.
"Fifty Shades of Grey" might have been a box office hit by some measures, but was it any good?
Rapper Drake pulled a Beyoncé, surprising fans late Thursday with a 17-track album.
Hello everyone, I hope you have a fantastic Valentine’s Day and plan on enjoying some Black History Month events this weekend.
The Banneker-Douglass Museum (BDM) is featuring untold stories of HBCU athletes who helped to shape African American college athletics, while also hosting a companion sports exhibit. On February 7, 2015, two exhibitions— “Untold Stories: Athletes of Maryland's Historically Black Colleges ...