Barbados: ‘Simone’s Place’ Play Explores the Freedom to Love

"Well...Sometimes. You try hard not to show it. I know they're just doing what society gives them permission to do. It's...

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is A Short Walk to the Oscars

Based on an autobiography of the same name, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom chronicles familial and historic events in the life...

Akosua Report: Joel Augustus Rogers

"Intellect, whether of civilized or uncivilized humanity, as you know, sir, is elastic in quality. That is, primitive man when transplanted...

Google Hangout with ‘The Book of Negroes’ Author & Cast

Join the Burton Wire on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. for a Google Hangout with Lawrence Hill, the award-winning...

Octavia Butler and Iceberg Slim: Black Literary Traditions Honored in ATL

Many are still reeling from the recent death of Things Fall Apart (1958) author Chinua Achebe (1930-2013). While the world remembered...

Caribbean Literary Giant Aimé Césaire Gets His Due

Writing for The Root, Lindsay Johns discusses how a new production of A Season in the Congo helps bring a wider...

‘Nas: Time is Illmatic’ Documentary Explores Tragedy and Triumph

Nas: Time is Illmatic is a feature documentary that chronicles the preconditions and circumstances leading up to the making of the...

Shonda Rhimes to Receive 2014 Television Showmanship Award

0 is reporting that Shonda Rhimes will receive yet another accolade in what is turning out to be a charmed career...

Akosua Report: Richard Wright

“I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly,...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Wins National Book Award

Alexander Alter of the New York Times reports Ta-Nehisi Coates won the National Book Award for nonfiction for “Between the World...

Stay Connected


- Advertisement -

Recent Posts