You are the best kid… at something. You can run the fastest. You can jump the highest. You’re the best skipper, the best hopper, or the best dancer. But what if there was somebody [...]
The legendary O’Jays are performing in Oakland Saturday, April 2 at the Paramount Theater, singing some of their all-time favorites “Love Train,” “Backstabbers,” “Forever Mine,” “Stairway to Heaven” and other favorites. Boasting over 50y
You can’t judge a book by its cover. Even so, we do it all the time: we see someone’s outside and think we know what’s inside. We base it on his looks, or his [...]
You know your own mind. After thinking things through, you have your opinions and while you’re willing to listen to what others say, you’re also willing to defend what you believe in. And, as [...]
By Lee Hildebrand Shirley Scott reigned as Queen of the Jazz Organ from the time she joined tenor saxophonist Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis’s combo in 1956 until her retirement in 1995. &n
By Paul Rockwell Paul Robeson is a legendary figure in American history. He was not only a famous scholar, athlete, linguist, singer and actor, but he was above all a freedom fighter who dedicated [...]
Oakland, CA – If we have to credit the heroics of Stephen Curry to have one of the greatest artist of all time add another show to his schedule. Than thank you! Prince held two [...]
Being born Black in this country comes with certain challenges. Being born Black, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Intersex, Queer or Questioning (LGBTIQQ) in this country presents double challenges. One of the headliners for tonight’s “Generations: [...]
By Maya Chung, NBC News “Bad Hair Does Not Exist!” is a new bilingual book that encourages young Black, Afro-Latina, and multi-racial girls to see themselves, and their hair, as beautiful.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced that Academy Award–winning actor Morgan Freeman will be honored at the 43rd Annual Chaplin Award Gala held at Lincoln Center Monday, April 25.