A stage filled with seven African-American women of various vibrant shades and all natural hair has a beautiful and warming spirit that one would not see very often at any theater in the greater Washington area.
Even if you already know how inspiring and moving this show is, from seeing the film or the musical onstage, you are in for a spirit-lifting, heart-leaping, foot-stomping thrill when you experience what Howard University students have done with "Sarafina!"
Like the birds of Capistrano who punctuate the beauty of nature as they return each year from America to Puerto Rico, flying thousands of miles in their migration, an equal if not greater number of music lovers continue making their ...
One of the world's most beloved musicals, "Annie," returns to the District at the National Theatre in Northwest from March 15–20, for a new U.S. national tour of the award-winning play.
The 12th annual New African Film Festival kicks off Friday in Silver Spring, Maryland, with a week of films from all corners of the continent and a tribute to the "father of African cinema," Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembene.
Five inspiring Black men take center stage in a play that mixes hip-hop culture, racism, discrimination and self-hate into a masterpiece for all age groups to enjoy.
MSNBC has fired talk show host Melissa Harris-Perry after she criticized preemptions of her weekend program, suggesting that race played a factor in the decision.
The Oscars, the finale to the film award season, sparked even more hashtags and conversations after host Chris Rock took on Hollywood's diversity problem in a racially charged monologue.
In his opening monologue at the 88th Annual Academy Awards Sunday night, host Chris Rock used his comedic style of humor mixed with brutal honesty to address the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, while wearing a white tuxedo jacket.
Several Hollywood directors are skipping the Oscars on Sunday to be in Flint, Mich., in support of #JusticeForFlint, a star-studded concert and fundraiser to benefit residents of the city suffering from its toxic tap water.
Multi-platinum recording artist Beyonce Knowles has heightened the debate about race relations — and garnered the attention of law enforcement officials across the country, who are calling for a boycott of the music icon's upcoming tour.
Vanity, 1980s icon, Prince protégé and lead singer of popular girl group Vanity 6, died Feb. 15 in Fremont, California, at the age of 57 of kidney failure.
Grainger brothers Gary and Greg sponsored a recent tribute jam session in memory of the late great Maurice White, co-founder of Earth, Wind & Fire.
An inspiring and uplifting play, based on actual events, comes to THEARC in Southeast for a two-day stint beginning Thursday, Feb. 25 and ending on Friday, Feb. 26 — and it promises to serve as a fitting conclusion to this ...
There's nothing new about #OscarsSoWhite. Once upon a time, Hollywood's diversity battle stretched as far as The White House.