Dick Gregory, Paul Mooney Bring Down the House at Howard Theatre

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.

'Birth of a Nation': Will Film Reveal Truth or More Fiction?

Nate Parker's new movie "Birth of a Nation" opens Friday across the U.S. in over 2,000 theaters nationwide.

D.C. Dance Troupe Captures Essence of 'Migration'

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.

Eddie Jones Prepares for Solo Performance

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, 'Do the Right Thing's' Radio Raheem, Dead at 63

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.

Go-Go Legend Byron Jackson Dead at 52

Byron "BJ" Jackson, a prominent member of D.C.'s go-go music community, died this month at the age of 52.

Chance the Rapper, NAACP Team to Engage Young Voters

A critically acclaimed rapper is pairing with a historic civil rights organization to mobilize young voters to get to the polls in November.

Documentary Reveals Soul Icon's Battle with Cancer

Just as her career began to take off, iconic soul diva Sharon Jones faced her greatest challenge: a life-threatening battle with cancer. But not only has Jones remained on stage with her legendary band, the Dap-Kings, her battles have been ...

World Music Star Kidjo Radiates at Strathmore

It's easy to understand why Angelique Kidjo was once dubbed "Africa's premier diva."

'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."