Arts and Entertainment

For Elegance Bratton, a destiny realized in ‘The Inspection’

By JAKE COYLE, AP News NEW YORK (AP) — Elegance Bratton is sitting on a park bench in Washington Square Park. Just to the east...

Trailblazing director Euzhan Palcy returns for Oscar honor

By LINDSEY BAHR, AP News LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Euzhan Palcy has made history more than a few times in her four decades in...

Michelle Obama opens tour for new book, ‘The Light We Carry’

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says it helps to focus on what you can control when you feel out of control. Among the...

Philippa Duke Schuyler: Pianist Received National Prominence at Young Age

By Tamara Shiloh, OAKLAND POST African American author and journalist George Schuyler and white artist and journalist Josephine Cogdell’s marriage was dubbed “the most celebrated...

Beyoncé ties Grammy record after leading nominations with 9

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP News LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyoncé has propelled herself into the highest Grammy echelon: The star singer claimed a leading...