The Color Purple

The Tony Awards set the bar for diversity on Sunday evening as several actors and actresses of color were recognized for their work; a major difference from the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that ensued earlier this year. For the first time in the ceremony’s history, four musical acting awards were nabbed by Black actors. Broadway hit show […]

Millions of condolences and tributes have poured out since it was announced that Prince passed away on Thursday.

When news spread about Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old Black woman who died in a jail cell after being pulled over during a traffic stop, many…

On February 22, 2015,  Oprah Winfrey may win an Academy Award for her role as a producer and co-star of the film Selma. This is…

Congratulations goes out to Charlotte’s own Northwest School of the Arts as they head to The University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Northwest was chosen as one of 10 high schools nationally to participate in the International Thespian Festival. The production has been highly acclaimed and is only the second high school in the country granted the rights […]

Nowhere has the depiction of black life been more diverse than in the world of cinema. Go to any video store, surf any video rental website and look at the wide selection of films in the African-American/Black films section. The variety is vast, so if you’re having trouble where to start, here are nine of […]

Author and poet Alice Walker views silence very differently than most. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author describes silence as "incredibly rich."