Art
‘Selma’ director Ava DuVernay among three Freedom Award recipients
The slave narratives of Frederick Douglass, the “I Have a Dream” speech of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the “Black Lives Matter” meme... Read more
African-American women’s lives — with a piano in the middle
Imagine an August Wilson play performed by the African American a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock, and you’re getting close to... Read more
‘Star Wars’ and diversity could draw more Oscar viewers, film academy president says
Every year, the producers of the Oscar telecast have to please two distinct audiences: the members of the Academy of... Read more
Ali, Holder, rapper Nas among 2015 DuBois Medal recipients
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones are among the 2015 recipients of Harvard’s W.E.B. DuBois Medal.... Read more
Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum to Secure Its Museum Building in December 2015
The Community of Harlem has a rich history of Arts & Cultural contributions. The Harlem Renaissance has influenced... Read more