The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater took over the New York City Center stage for their annual month-long season.
This week a “Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration” was held by the Baptist Ministers’ Conference of Greater New York and Vicinity.
This has to be the year of Ava DuVernay. Everyone is taking their children to see “Selma,” the movie focusing on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s struggle, determination and ultimate victory in obtaining the right to vote for millions of Black people in the United States.
As you begin the new year and decide what you want to do with some of your extra money or time, consider getting involved with AUDELCO, the nonprofit organization that has been supporting Black theater for 42 years.
Seeing the title of Joel Drake Johnson’s play, “Rasheeda Speaking,” you are eager to hear what this Black woman has to say. But, according to Cynthia Nixon, who makes her directing debut with the play, Rasheeda is not a character per se.
Tuesday, Jan. 6, Mayor Ras J. Baraka and other dignitaries hosted Newark’s first “Young Men of Color and Law Enforcement” forum as part of President Barack Obama’s nationwide “My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge”
Last month, the Florida Army National Guard’s Sgt. Valerie Deant was shocked after arriving at the Medley Firing Training Center shooting range for her unit’s “annual weapons qualifications training,” and coming across a very disturbing find.
The film “Selma,” will become the latest in a line of Oscar contenders, such as last year’s ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” and 2012’s “Lincoln” and “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” to be shown in the White House.
Governor speaks on budget expansion.
When it comes to television and film, jazz takes a backseat as the stepbrother to hip-hop, soul or pop music, so it was somewhat of a surprise when J.K. Simmons won Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for the jazz-based film “Whiplash”.
Last Friday, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced that his office is investigating six NYPD officers on suspicion of planting guns on innocent people to pad their arrest records and fulfill department quotas.
Rank-and-file NYPD officers may soon have new bulletproof vests, under a new $7.3 million funding proposal for fiscal year 2016 by the New York City Council.
The Morehouse College Manhattan Alumni Association held its 25th annual MLK Awards Breakfast and Fundraiser Monday at the Cecil in Harlem.
Tuesday, the New York City Council’s Committee on Housing and Buildings, chaired by Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, held an oversight hearing titled, “Short-Term Rentals: Stimulating the Economy or Destabilizing Neighborhoods?”
The Missing Persons Unit of the New York City Police Department is continuing its search for 37-year-old Bibi Kadim, a developmentally disabled individual, who has been reported missing since Friday, Dec. 5, 2014.
The family of an unarmed Black man fatally shot by police in a Brooklyn housing project says they have faith that the DA will bring the case to justice.
Plans by current President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo to hold a national census that critics say could delay elections for years prompted a rock-throwing melee in the capital city, Kinshasa.
While the president of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, marched in a Paris rally to support the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, anger was rising at home among the country’s majority Muslim population over cartoons ridiculing the Prophet Mohammed.
Kenyan government officials are rushing to condemn the apparent brutality of police who attempted to disperse a protest of primary school children using tear gas, snarling dogs and clubs.
Income inequality, one of the issues that so troubled the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is again front and center in today’s news.