Joe Jackson, the father of late superstar Michael Jackson, was hospitalized Sunday in Brazil after suffering a stroke while visiting the South American country for his birthday.
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of famed singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown who has been unresponsive since being found in a bathtub at her Georgia home in January, died Sunday, her family said.
Paul Mooney has never been one to mince words, particularly when it comes to race and the topic of racism in America.
World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has parted ways with Hulk Hogan amid reports of the iconic wrestler using racial slurs, including the N-word, in a expletive-filled tirade caught on a sex tape.
The stories that the general public has been fed easily lead one to believe that Bill Cosby admitted to rape, which he did not.
Harnessing the power of film, music and the arts, the March on Washington Film Festival, going on now at various venues throughout the District, tells stories of the past and reminds viewers that the fight for civil rights continues.
Just when you thought films like "Magic Mike XXL" had captured the interest and imagination of moviegoers, along comes a more "ethnic" version that has raised the temperature of a host of anxious viewers.
The 1960s, a pivotal decade for the progress of African-Americans will be remembered, discussed and celebrated through independent lens focusing on the storied events and often overlooked individuals of the civil rights movement.
"Runaway Island," written by the 2014 American Film Festival screenplay competition winner Christopher Brandt and directed by Oscar nominee Dianne Houston, explores the challenges facing a group of troubled strangers who seek refuge from their woes on a secluded island.
Blues Alley patrons and jazz and blues connoisseurs won't want to miss the Blues Alley Club's 50th anniversary concert Saturday at the Strathmore Music Center in North Bethesda, Maryland.
The Thurgood Marshall Center Trust celebrated what would be United States Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall's 107th birthday on July 2 by screening the documentary film "Pardons of Innocence: The Wilmington 10" in the gymnasium of the historic Thurgood Marshall ...
Rapper 50 Cent filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, just weeks after being declared one of the richest figures in the music industry.
This week, hundreds of aficionados of various ages in the District celebrated the culture and pondered its future during the Hip-Hop Theater Festival, an annual showcase of theater, dance and music.
Charlie Wilson, the former lead singer for the 1980s Grammy Award-winning trio The Gap Band, has long been urged to share his story — one that includes homelessness, drug addiction, poverty and pain.
The sex-abuse scandal surrounding legendary comedian Bill Cosby has reached its zenith with the release of a decade-old deposition where the beleaguered superstar admits that he plied women with drugs to have sex with them.