Nikki Giovanni Rocks Busboys and Poets

For most of her 70 years, poet Nikki Giovanni has lived by the philosophy that there are things you stand up for because they're right.

Januwa Moja: Art as a Reflection of Black Life

For more than 40 years, Januwa Moja has designed exquisite African-inspired outfits far from the runways of London, Paris and Milan.

Washington Performing Arts Society to Receive National Medal of Arts

President Barack Obama will honor the Washington Performing Arts Society, one of the nation's leading performing arts presenters, with the National Medal of Arts on Wednesday.

Shakespeare Writings Inspired South African Prisoners

The Folger Library exhibit, titled "A Book Behind Bars: The Robben Island Shakespeare," opened May 25. The exhibit also includes sketches of Robben Island locations by Nelson Mandela, which are being shown for the first time in the U.S.

D.C. Artist Norman Parish Honored

Hundreds crowded into Georgetown's Parish Gallery to enjoy a reception and art exhibit opening for artist and gallery owner Norman Parish.

Carmen Toruella-Quander: Art is Her Life

There couldn’t be a better title for an exhibit of the works of D.C. artist Carmen Toruella-Quander than the one that now graces her one-woman exhibit currently on view at the Parish Gallery in Georgetown.

D.C.'s Newseum to Open New Civil Rights Exhibit

Exhibit opening Aug. 2, will focus on key figures in the student civil rights movement.

Smithsonian's African art museum opens new exhibit

Just in time for Earth Day on April 22, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African Art in Southwest opened its first major exhibition that explores ways in which African artists come to terms with their relationship with the land ...

Black Memorabilia Show April 20-21

The objective of the 29th annual National Black Memorabilia, Art, Doll and Collectible Show, which opens this weekend at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, is to educate the public on the African-American experience and to provide an opportunity to collect black ...

Tea & Yam

Beauty Editor, Motivational Speaker Sherry Ann Dixon on Loving the Cross-Cultural Life...

Haiti, Cherie

Celebrating the Haiti Few Acknowledge...

Diaspora Challenge:Trivia




Diaspora Rising

"I hate history because you can only go so far back in time before all...

Books on Black History in Caribbean Explore Immigration, Culture, Politics

Constructing Black Selves: Caribbean American Narratives and the Second Generation By Lisa Diane McGill...