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For Oprah Winfrey, ‘Sidney’ is an act of love for Poitier

By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer Oprah Winfrey was discussing her profound affection for trailblazing actor Sidney Poitier — a longtime friend and mentor to...

SD V&V Honors Caribbean American Heritage Month

When we think about the Caribbean, the first image that comes to mind might be the sea life or the warmth of its people....

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...

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....

EBONY 75th Anniversary Book Chronicles Black American Excellence and History

EBONY 75th Anniversary Book Chronicles Black American Excellence and History By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Since 1945, Ebony has chronicled Black life and the multitude...