Arts & Entertainment


A Tribe Called Quest had the most political moment of the Grammys

A Tribe Called Quest used their time on the Grammy stage on Sunday to put on the most politically-charged performance of the night.

Grammys 2017: Adele and Beyoncé's big moments

Adele swept the top honors at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, but the night was shared with Beyoncé.

Adele's 'Black friends' Grammy comment stirs debate

Adele really, really wanted to share her admiration for Beyoncé at the Grammy Awards and social media felt her on that.

NAACP Image Awards: 'Hidden Figures,' Henson, Beyoncé

Taraji P. Henson took home two NAACP Image Awards on Saturday night. One was for her role in "Hidden Figures," which was named best movie.

Alluring fashion and beauty looks for spring ’17

Cushnie et Ochs designers Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs presented a flawless execution of their alluring spring ’17 collection here in New York.

Border-crossing patterns and shapes for autumn/winter ’17

At Berlin’s recent autumn/winter ’17 Fashion Week, patterns were abundant in suits, dresses and coats.

Piece of Velvet Valentine’s Day!

Thank you for your submissions so far for Piece of Velvet’s Valentine’s Day contest!

National Museum of African American History and Culture: Part 2

When entering the particularly well-lit lobby of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, it would be nearly impossible to overlook the massive art structure suspending from the ceiling.

Stage and screen acting vet Santiago-Hudson directs ‘Jitney’ on Broadway

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s career got off to as auspicious a start as one could hope for.

Macy's kicks off Black History Month event series

Retail giant Macy’s has a slew of celebrations planned all over the U.S. throughout February to commemorate Black History Month.

50th Anniversary of ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’

In 1967, racial tensions in cities all over the country erupted in violent collisions that laid bare social, economic and political strife.

‘Lion’ leaps with six Oscar noms

The New York Amsterdam News has been invited to cover the 89th Oscars, marking our fourth consecutive year.

‘A United Kingdom’—a true-life romance

For film producer and lead actor David Oyelowo, his six-year passion to bring the powerful true story of African King Seretse Khama to the U.S. has finally materialized with “A United Kingdom.”

Daniel Beaty writes and stars in ‘Chapter & Verse’

“Chapter & Verse” is the first film by veteran Hollywood producer Cheryl Hill—co-owner of the new production company, Harlem Film Company—directed by Jamal Joseph, written by Daniel Beaty and Jamal Joseph, and starring Daniel Beaty, Omari Hardwick, Loretta Devine and ...

Road trip Hollywood: 48th NAACP Image Awards

It’s time for our annual Hollywood Road Trip, which begins with the 48th NAACP Image Awards, which celebrate the best accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and also honors individuals or groups ...