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Black Greeks Party With a Purpose

On a recent summer evening, the Psi Epsilon Omega (PEO) Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Gamma Pi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. hosted their sixth annual Black and White Party fundraiser.

Memoir Chronicles Decades of Service in White House

During his tenure, Stewart Stevens worked under seven presidents, developing a personal relationship with several of them.

UniverSoul Circus: Greatest Show on Earth

Now in its 23rd year, the one-ring big top show continues its four-week run at the National Harbor through July 31.

BeBe Winans' Musical a 'Sheer Delight'

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BOOK REVIEW: 'We Are Charleston' by Herb Frazier, Bernard Edward Powers Jr., Ph.D., and Marjory Wentworth

There are, say the authors, two Charlestons in South Carolina.

Art Exhibit Captures Experience of Being Black in White America

A new exhibit at the Galerie Myrtis Fine Art Gallery in Baltimore explores the politicization of Black identity in the United States.

'Kinky Boots': More Than Just a Drag Show

The Tony Award-winning musical "Kinky Boots" continues its amazing run at The Kennedy Center through Sunday. And if you haven’t seen it yet, you’d better grab some tickets, kick up your heels and get ready for a raucously delightful evening.

Folklife Festival Celebrates Musical Diversity

A horde of revelers converged Saturday on the National Mall for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival as they enjoyed a music concert in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment of the Arts and the festival's founder.

Patti LaBelle: Still the 'Godmother of Soul'

Patti LaBelle took to the stage at the Music Center at Strathmore last weekend and illustrated why she remains one of the most respected entertainers in the business.

Fox News' Stacey Dash: 'Grey's Anatomy Star' a 'Hollywood Plantation Slave' for BET Speech

Fox News contributor and actress Stacey Dash, who has argued that both Black History Month and BET should not exist, referred to actor Jesse Williams as a "Hollywood plantation slave" for his speech on racial inequality and Black Lives Matter.

Soul Food: Getting to the Heart of the Meal

The roots of soul food run deep.

From D.C. to QVC: Family's Risk Takes Secret Recipe National

When Starbucks asked April Richardson to mail its CEO a sample of her cake, she went a step further: She sent herself.

Beres Hammond Iconic as Ever as Tour Hits D.C.

The legendary Jamaican crooner will be in D.C. this week for two shows at the Howard Theatre sure to be very well attended.

Jamaican Jerk Festival Attracts Thousands

For a solid day, Pennsylvania Avenue near Freedom Plaza in downtown D.C. was transformed into a lively Jamaican fete for the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival on June 19.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Lincoln and Kennedy: A Pair to Compare' by Gene Barretta

You’re not the only kid in the world who likes ice cream.