Ugochi Nwaogwugwu: 'Don't Mind Them'

To say that this has been a crazy week is pretty much an understatement. With the U.S. Supreme Court gutting section...

2014 Oscar Nominations: Barkhad, Chewitel, Lupita and McQueen Nominated

This morning, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences and actor Chris Hemsworth  announced the...

Ryan Coogler: ‘Fruitvale Station’ Director Talks Filmmaking and Oscar Grant

Ryan Coogler is the writer/filmmaker responsible for the tear-jerking independent feature, Fruitvale Station. The 27-year-old Oakland native with a serious Bay...

U.S.: Paris Barclay Named First African-American DGA President

Shadow and Act is reporting that veteran television director and writer Paris Barclay has been named president of the Director's Guild...

Akosua Report: Alain Locke

"Negro life is not only establishing new contacts and founding new centers, it is finding a new soul. There is a...

Brazil's 'Caras Pintadas': The 'New' Face of Democratic Protest

Brazil’s new generation of “caras pintadas,” social media and the new face of democratic protest OPINION by Ian Walcott In 1992 as an...

Somalia’s First Formal Musical Event in 25 Years

Phil Moore of Al Jazeera is reporting that Somalia held its first formal musical performances in more than 25 years last week....

Black Comic Book Festival: More than 5000 People Attend

  The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture hosted the 5th Annual Black Comic Book Festival Jan 14-15. The two-day, Harlem-based festival was...

International Black Theatre Summit Celebrates 200th Anniversary of Black Theater

BOSTON, MA – September 10, 2021 – The International Black Theatre Summit, a special initiative of The CRAFT Institute, held this...

NBAF: Harlem Fine Arts Show Heads to Atlanta

The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) is America’s flagship art series that spotlights a range of visual works rooted in the...

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