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New York Theater Leaders Focus on Black Theater

By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press A wide Broadway coalition of theater owners, producers, union leaders, creators and casting directors have hammered out a series of...

IN MEMORIAM: Michael K. Williams, Star of ‘The Wire’ and ‘Lovecraft Country’ Dead at...

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Culture and Entertainment Editor The internet is buzzing with news iconic actor Michael K. Williams has died. Multiple...

Poetry Foundation and Complexly Announce New Ours Poetica Co-Curators

NNPA Newswire The Poetry Foundation and Complexly announce the new co-curators of the twice-weekly YouTube series Ours Poetica: Charlotte Abotsi and Sarah Kay. The poetic...

Gloria Richardson, Civil Rights Pioneer, Dies at 99

By Brian Witte, Associated Press Gloria Richardson, an influential yet largely unsung civil rights pioneer whose determination not to back down while protesting racial inequality...

Eric Adams Poised to Become New York’s Second Black Mayor

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Eric Adams grew up poor. As a teenager, he was abused by the police but later...