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Obama: African-American museum helps tell fuller story of America

President Barack Obama said Saturday that the new Smithsonian museum devoted to African-American history elevates the often-overlooked impact of black Americans and will help others better understand the breadth of the American story.

Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museum

Thousands will descend on the National Mall starting Friday for a three-day festival event to celebrate the newest Smithsonian Museum -- the National Museum of African-American History and Culture.

‘The Journey Is the Destination’ makes world premiere in Toronto

Last week marked the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of Bronwen Hughes’ “The Journey Is the Destination.”

A Forthright brunch

It was a Saturday morning. You can take the women out of the city, but you can’t take the brunch out of the women.

Author delivers debut with ‘Counting Descent’

With “Counting Descent,” writer, teacher, Harvard Ph.D. candidate and award-winning poet Clint Smith explores the cognitive dissonance that results from belonging to a community that unapologetically celebrates Black humanity while living in a world that often renders Blackness a caricature.

Printed lady looks are Bëts for Spring ’17

Print it! From head to toe, Xuly Bët’s collection offers a glimpse into yesterday’s fashion closets, but their styles show off today’s fashion flair.

Fall fashion foot notes

J.J. Gray’s Fashion Week trunk show introduced a superior line of custom-made boots and Oxfords for men and women.

Irie Jam’s 23rd anniversary celebration and Sizzler Kalonji’s return!

Once DJ Killer Boo, from Irie Jam Radio, stepped onstage and there was something to see other than the crew setting up, and amid intermittent jeering from the agitated crowd, there was much to forgive and possibly much to forget.

‘Marie and Rosetta’ will take you to church

“Marie and Rosetta” is a production that needs to be seen! Set in Mississippi in 1946, it tells the story of legendary gospel singer Rosetta Tharpe and her protégé Marie Knight. Tharpe, a popular singer who sold more than a ...

Nicholas Brothers take flight at the Film Forum

“The Nicholas Brothers defied gravity, they hung in the air and stayed there for a long time. I saw this with my own eyes.”

‘Queen of Katwe’ opens Urbanworld fest

Director/producer Mira Nair is at a point in her career where every creative and business move resonates on the wavelength of living legend.

Welcome back David Hollister!

When embarking on a new venture, getting advice from someone accomplished in the field you’re about to enter is a welcomed plus.

Horoscope: September 22 - September 28

Find out what that star say about what's in store for your future.

Urbanworld holds special ‘Queen of Katwe’ screening Sept. 22

Director/producer Mira Nair is at a point in her career where every creative and business move resonates on the wavelength of living legend.

Kevin Hart drops first rap single

Kevin Hart appears to be dead serious about having a career in hip hop.

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