The alumni of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have partnered with big-named sponsors to present the “Comcast HBCU Alumni Soiree,” an event intended to celebrate the history, legacy and community service of HBCU alumni. [read more…]
Rapper Chaz French, a D.C. native and Motown recording artist, rightfully celebrated his debut album in the city that made him. Right before his album release party, the rapper sat down at Ben’s Chili Bowl and spoke candidly about his career, influences, fatherhood and what separates D.C. from any other city.
The long-awaited and highly-promoted “Girls Trip,” starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish, made for lots of box-office chatter on its July 21 weekend opening. [read more…]
Some entertainers sing while others provide the groove as instrumentalists. But in rare instances a gifted individual comes along who brings a third component to their arsenal as a songwriter/producer — like the multi-Grammy Award winner Kenneth Brian Edmonds. [read more…]
Making high school students enthusiastic about history lessons is a tall task, but it’s precisely what Bishop McNamara High School’s Sankofa program has accomplished, via its production of “Harriet and the Underground,” the story of American legend Harriet Tubman. [read more…]