'Star Trek' Marks 50th Anniversary

As the iconic science fiction franchise "Star Trek" celebrates its 50th anniversary, America is in many ways living in a Star Trek world.

One-Man 'Satchmo' Show Captivates

How exciting can an 80-minute, one-man act be? Very.

Hollywood Still White Boys Club: Study

If one wants to build the prototypical Hollywood film, you would start with a white, heterosexual, able-bodied male lead, a new study confirms.

Black Voters 'Shortchanged' by Obama Presidency, Says Diddy

Rapper and business mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs insisted this weekend that Black voters "hold our vote" this upcoming election until a candidate makes issues for Blacks a priority in the campaign, adding that Black voters who put President Barack Obama ...

'Hands of Stone' Scores a Knockout

Finally a smart team of creative people tells the story of a Latino sports figure.

Fantasia Back with Sizzling New CD, Look

Since her debut, Fantasia Barrino has continued to build a solid career with a string of R&B hits, including a Grammy in 2010 for "Bittersweet."

Louis Armstrong at the Waldorf

Forty-five years after jazz legend Louis Armstrong finished one of his last performances at the Waldorf Astoria, the Mosaic Theatre Company of D.C. recreates a legend's final production with a riveting one-man show.

International Star Angelique Kidjo Returns to DMV

Angelique Kidjo is coming to the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda on Friday, Sept. 9.

Taraji P. Henson to Launch Signature MAC Makeup Line

Award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson, best known for her role as Cookie in the hit TV series "Empire," is the latest celebrity to receive her own MAC cosmetic makeup line.

Jamaican Filmmaker's Doc Focuses on Slavery, Reparations

Karen Marks Mafundikwa's film, "The Price of Memory," asks the viewer to take a trip back with her to the origins of the Jamaican Reparations Movement, asking for compensation for the suffering and labor of enslaved people for some two ...

D.C. Keeps Chuck Brown's Legacy Alive

In the spirit of good vibes and melody, over 500 D.C. residents sang and danced to sizzling tunes Saturday as they celebrated the "Godfather of go-go music" during the second annual Chuck Brown Day.

Do Police View Blacks as 'Nobody?'

In Marc Lamont Hill's book, "Nobody," he reconsiders the details of recent events like the deaths of Michael Brown, Sandra Bland, Freddie Gray and the water crisis in Flint as examples of how the plight of America's most vulnerable grows ...

Tyra Banks to Teach Stanford University MBA Class

Tyra Banks, the swimsuit model turned entrepreneur, is going back to school — but not as a student.

'Jelly's Last Jam' Rolls Out With a Bang

"Jelly's Last Jam," the famed play currently running through Sept. 11 at the Signature Theater in Arlington, Virginia, dazzles the audience with exhilarating music and high-energy choreography.

Black Press Columnist Wins Playwright Award

"My Big Phat Ghetto Fabule$$ Wedding," Ursula Battle's exciting play about what happens when a reversal of fortune causes a couple's expensive dream wedding to turn into a beer-budget nightmare, is among the journalist and writer's many works that helped ...