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Famed Artist Faith Ringgold to Headline Pepco Art Gallery's Black History Exhibit

The Pepco Edison Place Gallery will open Friday its "Light of the Ancestors" Black History Month exhibit, featuring Faith Ringgold, one of the most prominent African-American artists.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Our Auntie Rosa' by Sheila McCauley Keys with Eddie B. Allen Jr.

Family stories are the glue that holds you all together. And in the new book "Our Auntie Rosa," you’ll read one family's recollections of an icon.

Poet Inspires Other Women of Color

Performing spoken word has always served as a cathartic experience for Liz Acevedo.

Bobbi Kristina Brown to Be Removed from Life Support: Report

Relatives of Bobbi Kristina Brown have agreed to remove her from life support Wednesday — the same date her mother Whitney Houston died three years ago, according to the New York Post.

Jackson's Neverland Ranch Could Become Sexual-Assault Rehab Facility

A "Jacksonland" shrine, a state park and a therapy camp for molested children are among the proposals pitched by potential buyers of Michael Jackson's shuttered $75 million Neverland Ranch.

Sidney Poitier 'Disgusted' By Bill Cosby Assault Allegations: Source

It has been more than 30 years since Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby, 77, released the last of their 1970s trilogy of film. Since then, the two have rarely been linked publicly and a source close to Poitier said the ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage' by Selina Alko

Falling in love was very easy. Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter did that right after they met, and it didn’t take long for them to decide that they wanted to get married and raise a family. But there was one ...

Wilson's 'King Hedley II' to Premiere at Arena Stage

As Black History Month continues, one of the most compelling works by the late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson will open in the District this weekend.

Roz Ryan Rocks in 'Chicago the Musical'

"Chicago," the iconic Broadway musical set in the decadence of the 1920s, returns to the District next week at the National Theatre in Northwest, with a cast that promises to sing and dance their way into their audience's hearts.

Bobbi Kristina Brown 'Fighting for Her Life,' Remains in Coma

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 21-year-old daughter of famed singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, has reportedly improved but is still "fighting for her life" after being found Saturday morning facedown and unresponsive in a bathtub at her Georgia home.

Dick Gregory to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Dick Gregory, the famed comedian and social activist, will be honored Monday with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Is There Life after Football?: Surviving the NFL' by James A. Holstein, Richard S. Jones and George E. Koonce Jr.

A helmet to the head, helmet to the chest, a cleat to the leg, and it's big news: football is a brutal sport and we all know its potential career-ending effects. But what happens after the cheers go silent?

'Light Girls' Take Center Stage

After his much-discussed documentary "Dark Girls," director Bill Duke has returned with "Light Girls," another in-depth look at colorism — this time from the perspective of lighter-skinned women around the world.

Buzz Heightens for BET's 'The Book of Negroes'

BET will make history on Feb. 16, when the network will premiere "The Book of Negroes," its first miniseries.