Arts & Culture

Grammy-winner Anderson .Paak supports hometown arts center

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Rapper and singer Anderson .Paak is lending his support to an arts center facing closure in…

Meet The Mother-Daughter Duo Making Broadway History This Holiday Season

LaChanze and Celia Rose Gooding are making history by becoming the first mother-daughter duo to perform on Broadway at the…

Solange Becomes First Recipient Of Lena Horne Prize For Artists Creating Social Change

NEW YORK (AP) — Lena Horne was a fierce advocate for civil rights in her later years, but that part…

Kenya Barris On The Innovation Behind Kid Cudi’s Joint Album And Netflix Series

This past summer, Kid Cudi announced that his newest project, Entergalactic, will be released in 2020. The cutting-edge album will…

Not Just Arabesques: Misty Copeland Imparts Her Life Lessons

NEW YORK (AP) — No other ballet dancer has crossed over into mainstream popular culture quite like Misty Copeland. That…

Lena Horne’s Legacy Continues With Entertainment Award That Honors Artists Creating Social Change

The multi-talented actress, singer, dancer, and activist Lena Horne is being recognized with a historic acclaim: New York City’s acclaimed…

Lupita Nyong’o Honors Her Mother For Fueling Her Passion For Art

NEW YORK (AP) — As Lupita Nyong’o accepted an award from the Harlem School of Arts — and entered the…

Artist Kehinde Wiley On What We Can Do With Offensive Art

NEW YORK (AP) — As the nation debates what to do with civic statues that glorify slavery and white supremacy,…

‘Black Ink’ Seeks To Change Negative Stereotypes Of Compton

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Danny “KP” Kilpatrick has inked tattoos for Diddy, Nas, Taraji P. Henson and numerous other stars,…

Devin T. Robinson X Will Perform His One-Man Show, ‘Black Men: Naked Truth’ In Atlanta

Historical ingredients for Black male representation in the media are as follows: Six dashes of Misunderstood but Violent Thug; one…
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