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.
Your neighbors said they’d keep an eye on your house for you this summer. They’d get the mail in, and grab the newspaper while you were on vacation. They’d do everything for you – [...]
By Chanelle Bell Daniel Alexander Jones, a professor at Fordham University and a well known artist, is directing the August Wilson play “Gem of the Ocean,” at the Marin County Theatre Jan. 14-Feb.14.
The skeletons in your closet don’t rattle around much anymore. Most of your family has long forgotten the secrets those skeletons represented, while the ones who haven’t forgotten have made sure they’re not discussed.