Arts and Entertainment

Winfrey Picks Leila Mottley’s ‘Nightcrawling’ for Book Club

Oprah Winfrey has chosen 19-year-old Leila Mottley's "Nightcrawling," a debut novel about a young Black woman from East Oakland and her battles with poverty,...

When Purple Reigned: A 1985 Prince Concert Finds a New Life

By Mark Kennedy, AP Entertainment Writer The Purple One soon arrives, rising up through the stage — wearing an animal print jumpsuit with a ruffled...

Doja Cat, Drake, Ari Lennox Lead BET Awards Nominations

By Jonathan Landrum Jr., AP Entertainment Writer Doja Cat is up for best female R&B-pop artist, best female hip-hop artist, album of the year for...

MUD ROW DIGS DEEP IN HISTORY AND LEGACY

by Barbara Smith, Contributing Writer Geography, generations, and gentrification: these all-powerful themes converge in Mud Row, now in its West Coast premiere at the Cygnet...

SDAAMFA’s 2022 “Keepers of the Culture” Celebration

By Darrel Wheeler, Contributing Writer The newest award winners worth special recognition were Calvin Manson, Playwright, Producer, Director, and visual artist; Alyce Smith Cooper, Ancestral...