As 2014 Black History Month ended, Denzel Washington appeared on late night television to promote his forthcoming performance in Lorraine Hansberry’s iconic “A Raisin in the Sun.”
Just a few short weeks ago, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) decidedly set forth a verdict on the effects of a minimum wage increase.
There have been rumors flying throughout the entire film awards season about a possible romance brewing between new “It girl” Lupita Nyong’o and Jared Leto
Anytime Roy Haynes performs, the venue becomes a sold-out happening, but his recent two-day engagement at the Blue Note became even more significant with the appearance of bassist Ron Carter
The Dance Theatre of Harlem held its star-studded Vision Gala at the elegant Cipriani.
At the Bronx Library on Fordham Road, the New Amsterdam Musical Associates (NAMA) held their annual Black History Month concert featuring “Legends of Song.”
TeKay Designs, a couture house based in Houston, Texas, presented an impressive Queen of the Brides collection in New York.
I am a cinephile, so there is no greater thrill than covering the Oscars.
In just the second iteration of the Apollo’s “Club Harlem,” begun last year as an idea by Executive Producer Miki Shepard, number two was a hit.
Caribbean Week returns to New York City from June 1 to 8, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has announced
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, March 3 made a good call in deciding against hearing appeals filed by the towns of Farmers Branch, Texas, and Hazleton, Pa.
“300: Rise of an Empire” won’t disappoint fans of the first blockbuster
It’s widely understood that history is told by the winners, but few understand how much is packed into that fact.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee was born March 3, 1962, in East St. Louis, Ill. Joyner-Kersee is considered to be the greatest female athlete ever. She became the first to score more than 7,000 points in the heptathlon.
A win over the University of Albany on Albany’s home court put the perfect finish on SUNY Stony Brook’s regular season and poised the Seawolves as co-favorites heading into the America East Conference tournament starting on Friday.
There are thousands and thousands of loyal Knicks fans who refuse to dump on their team—senior citizens, high school and college kids and just fans from all walks of life who are still sticking with their team.
Quick, a show of hands of people who thought Nets rookie coach Jason Kidd would be on the unemployment line by now.
Jumaane Williams praises Brooklyn Nets for barrier-breaking signing of Jason Collins, the NBA’s first openly gay active player
Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, deputy leader of the City Council, released a statement upon the Brooklyn Nets’ signing of Jason Collins to their roster. Collins is the first openly gay active player in North America’s four recognized team sports, according to ESPN.
I was a little leery of attending the New York City Vegetarian Food Festival last weekend
Our GBE Women’s History Month is lit up with Oscar wins for “12 Years a Slave” in the categories of Best Picture for director Steve McQueen and Best Supporting Actress for Lupita Nyong’o.