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San Diego’s Old Globe Highlights Racial Inequities in HAIR

By A.L. Haynes | Contributing Writer This summer, San Diego’s Old Globe has resurrected the classic 1960s musical, HAIR. Even those too young to have...

Sidney Poitier – Hollywood’s first Black leading man reflected the civil rights movement on screen

By Aram Goudsouzian, University of Memphis In the summer of 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. introduced the keynote speaker for the 10th-anniversary convention banquet of...

On Broadway, a Playwright Becomes an Actor, Saving a Show

Keenan Scott II made his Broadway acting debut this week in "Thoughts of a Colored Man," which is a remarkable milestone. It's even more...

Temptations Mark 60th Anniversary with Release of New Single with Smokey Robinson

NNPA Newswire This year marks the 60th Anniversary celebration of The Temptations, the legendary, Grammy Award-Winning group known as the “No. 1 R&B Artists of...

Melvin Van Peebles, Creative Genius

By Julianne Malveaux, TriceEdneyWire.com One of the first Broadway plays I ever saw was Melvin Van Peeble’s Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death. A....