Arts & Culture

Where MLK and Coretta met and studied, a memorial will rise

BOSTON (AP) — A major memorial honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King is moving forward in Boston,…

Poet Amanda Gorman, 22, will read at Biden inaugural

NEW YORK (AP) — At age 22, poet Amanda Gorman, chosen to read at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden,…

Kofi Siriboe On The Inspiration Behind His Media And Lifestyle Brand ‘We’re Not Kids Anymore’

Queen Sugar’s Kofi Siriboe recently launched his new media and lifestyle brand, We’re Not Kids Anymore. It’s an ode to…

Barack Obama to be honored next month by PEN America

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Barack Obama, already a million-selling author, is also a prize-winning author. PEN America announced…

Play ‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ to get a Broadway run

NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright Keenan Scott II’s play “Thoughts of a Colored Man,” a work about the outer and…

Museums face calls to better represent people of color

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As young as 5 years old, La Tanya Autry loved visiting local museums like the Detroit Institute…

Art exhibit in Chadwick Boseman’s hometown honors legacy

By SARAH BLAKE MORGAN Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There’s a hole in Anderson, South Carolina. It opened suddenly…

Jacob Lawrence painting missing for 60 years rediscovered

A painting by American artist Jacob Lawrence that has not been seen in public for 60 years has been found…

‘Empire’ star Taraji P. Henson hailed for mental health work

“Empire” star Taraji P. Henson has enjoyed wealth, celebrity, a Golden Globe win and an Academy Award nomination. But behind…

Nina Simone’s North Carolina Childhood Home Will Be Protected Indefinitely

  Nina Simone’s childhood home, located in Tryon, North Carolina, will be indefinitely preserved through the advocacy organization Preservation North…
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