Portrayed as a project on black identity, Solange Knowles' newly released third studio album, "A Seat at the Table," serves as a modern-day memoir of black survival.
Most musicians don't get their first big break in front of millions of people on the nation's biggest television show. But Desmond Barnes isn't most musicians.
It's been a whirlwind two year-period for Casey J Hobbs — a former elementary school teacher from Atlanta who said she just wanted to be obedient to God and record a few songs of praise that could encourage other people ...
Platinum-selling reggae artist Jack Radics is preparing to back the anticipated release of his new album "Watershed" with a first-ever U.S. tour, which he'll kick off Sunday in the D.C. region.
When gospel legend Fred Hammond and a few of his friends swoop down on the District of Columbia next month, they promise an evening where those who believe in God as well as people simply seeking encouragement will get more ...
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew expounded on his decision to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill during a screening of "Hamilton's America" in D.C. earlier this month, saying that the country's currency should be more inclusive and represent more of ...
Tommy Ford, 52, best known for his role as Tommy in the 1990s hit sitcom "Martin," died Oct. 12 in Atlanta.
Author Gloria Naylor, whose widely-acclaimed stories chronicled the experiences of Black women, recently died at the age of 66.
For the first time, much to the delight of music aficionados, the Strathmore, during its 2016-17 season, will utilize all of its performance spaces to present 25 events in a yearlong exploration of the blues.
Comedy legends Dick Gregory and Paul Mooney performed Saturday before a capacity crowd at the historic Howard Theatre in D.C., with both of the notoriously outspoken comics' rapier wit, charm and undeniable knowledge on full display.
Nate Parker's new movie "Birth of a Nation" opens Friday across the U.S. in over 2,000 theaters nationwide.
A D.C. international dance company's latest creation, "The Migration," based on the iconic and vibrant paintings of renowned black American artist Jacob Lawrence, is a soul-churning must-see.
On Friday, Sept. 30, Eddie Jones will sing and dance in a one-man performance of music inspired by experiences gleaned during his provocative life and written by his own hands.
Bill Nunn, the talented actor whose portrayal of boombox-toting philosopher Radio Raheem in Spike Lee’s 1989 film “Do the Right Thing” earned him critical acclaim, died Saturday at 63 after a long struggle with cancer.
Byron "BJ" Jackson, a prominent member of D.C.'s go-go music community, died this month at the age of 52.