ABC's much-discussed sitcom "black-ish" will debut Wednesday, ambitiously tackling oft-avoided topics of race and culture.
Edward Lewis, co-founder of Essence magazine, will host a book signing and discussion next week at Howard University for his new memoir, "The Man from Essence: Creating a Magazine for Black Women."
The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities announced that it will expand its annual nightlong street festival for artists to several neighborhoods citywide — and the Congress Heights team is seeking volunteers to help pull off this year's event.
For many years, you spent every Thursday night in the living room of a friend — and you never left your easy chair.
America's favorite TV dad has become one of the Smithsonian's newest benefactors.
For one crop of veteran photographers, the images they've shared over the years have revealed a rarely told story about the black community.
Five past and current photographers spoke of their challenges but also dwelled on the joy brought by honing their craft and the satisfaction of working with a newspaper that's championed D.C.'s black community for five decades.
Anacostia residents made it clear they wouldn't tolerate a storefront art exhibit on display in their community that they say is an unsightly pile of junk, and the city was forced to listen.
Music legend Stevie Wonder says the mayor of Ferguson, Missouri, hasn't fully grasped the racial unrest that has rocked the town since the fatal police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last month.
What, exactly, can you say about tragedy? Plenty, as you'll see in the book "In Remembrance of Emmett Till" by Darryl Mace, and the strongest words come from influential places.
Eight actors, some taking on multiple roles with flawless precision, presented an exciting production of Shakespeare's timeless tragedy in the U.S. debut of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on tour at the Folger Theatre in Southeast.
One of Howard University's successful alums will be taking her talents to the airwaves in a new reality television show that will transport viewers to courtrooms in a new and unique way.
Famed comedian Joan Rivers has died at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, her daughter Melissa said Thursday. She was 81.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated and the Congressional Black Caucus Spouses will recognize the contributions of three icons in the arts during its Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts.
With the release of his newest studio album, fans have another chance to honor and remember the "Godfather of Go-Go" two years after his death.