Playwright Darren Canady: ‘Right On’ Reflects Art & Community

Playwright and University of Kansas professor Darren Canady knows there’s an art to transforming communities. His semi-autobiographical dramatic writing centers on...

Atlanta’s Center for Civil and Human Rights: A Special Place

After nine years of strategic planning and construction, downtown Atlanta’s Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) opened its doors to...

Prince Paul: Hip-Hop Legend’s Star is Still Rising

Prince Paul is about two years shy of celebrating the 30th anniversary of his dynamic music career. As somebody that has...

Legendary Soul Singer Bobby Womack Dies

Jason Newman of Rolling Stone is reporting that soul music legend Bobby Womack has died. Womack's death has been confirmed by representatives...

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...

Hard Bop Pioneer Horace Silver Dies

Hard Bop pioneer and pianist Horace Silver has died. Silver, who suffered from Alzheimer's Disease in recent years, was one of...

PHOTO GALLERY: Legendary Actress and Activist Ruby Dee Dies

The world is mourning the loss of legendary stage and screen actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee who died on Wednesday...

2014 Tony Awards: Audra McDonald Makes History

Last night at the 68th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall, legendary performer Audra McDonald made history, by winning her...

Miami Fashion Week: Jones Magazine Hosts African American Designer Showcase

The average U.S. fashion designer makes an average annual salary of $73,750, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a standard...

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...

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