Kathy Sledge of the legendary soul group Sister Sledge will bring her Billie Holiday tribute show, "A Brighter Side of Day," to the Blues Alley and Supper Club in Northwest for four performances on Aug. 8 and 9.
The life story of R&B singer James Brown, who died Christmas Day in 2006 at 73, is finally told on the big screen in a way that audiences can appreciate not only as good film-making, but for how it made ...
A U.S. senator and two members of the House were among several African-Americans on The Hill's annual "50 Most Beautiful" list.
In the new book “Laws of Wrath” by Eriq La Salle, what's good for the goose might kill the gander.
Melvin Foote may have fit right in with the 1980s conglomerate of rock stars that came to be known as U.S.A. for Africa.
Fellow artists, friends and patrons of the arts joined Tim Davis on Saturday in his International Visions Gallery in Northwest for a closing reception, party and viewing of new works by the Chicago-born painter and illustrator.
The U.S. Library of Congress in Southeast acquired in June the "HistoryMakers" video archive collection, which contains thousands of hours of interviews of prominent figures about African-American life, culture and the struggles and achievements of the black experience.
Chuck Brown's final album, "Beautiful Life" will be released Aug. 19.
You've probably heard that all your life and it's true: a lot of people have come before you to smooth your path.
An independent theater company based in Prince George's County will soon bring to the stage "Chocolate Covered Ants," a play that addresses issues that plague black men and affect the women and children in their lives.
Roughly 19 million Americans do not have access to broadband Internet, a study has found.
Studies show that, depending on several factors, hardship may be beneficial and may even strengthen you.
The Nigerian government will finally allow its citizens to see what Americans and others have called one of the unsung movies of the year.
Roger Guenveur Smith is currently starring in a one-man show, "Rodney King," at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Northwest, in which he portrays the role of a common man thrust into history's spotlight.
Once the reserve of geeks and teenagers, isolated in basements and bedrooms, the gaming industry has experienced substantive growth in the past two decades, fueled by an increase in acceptability, mobility of play and ease of use.