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American Black Film Festival celebrates 20 years

On Wednesday the annual American Black Film Festival kicked off in Miami. Now Hollywood looks very different, but it still grapples with some of the same issues of diversity as it did when the festival launched 20 years ago.

Oprah endorses: 'I'm with her'

"I'm with her," says Oprah Winfrey.

Why the Black Travel movement has taken off

Tastemakers Africa, Nomadness Travel Tribe and Travel Noire have one unique thing in common.

Gift ideas for Father's Day that work

Fathers love a variety of different items. The best Father's Day gift idea for your father will all depend on what he enjoys the most in life or what interests him the most.Gift

Seattle sushi redeemed!

On my first visit to Seattle, I was so looking forward to having sushi in the Pacific Northwest.

Talking SCHOP! Part II: Goin’ Back to Seattle

After a fun holiday weekend in Tenino, Wash., it was time to head back to Seattle. Work and school for my friend and nephew, and hiking, exploring and catching up with friends for me. All along the way, I stayed ...

Rich history and epicurean delights in the Golden Isles of Georgia

In our previous explorations of the Golden Isles of Georgia, we delved into their early English, French, Spanish and African-American history, their wealth of unique sites and attractions and the beauty of the natural landscape, together making them what they ...

Muhammad Ali a parallel in history

Even in his passing, Muhammad Ali displayed true greatness.

Muhammad Ali: The greatest people’s champion

A People’s Memorial Rally for the phenomenal and courageous Muhammad Ali was held in the streets of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn Saturday June 11, 2016, in front of Sistas’ Place coffee house, on the corner of Nostrand and Jefferson avenues.

My father, Muhammad Ali, knew Islam was about peace

My family and I were deeply troubled to hear of the tragic disregard for human life that took place in Orlando, Fla., Sunday morning, just two days after my father’s funeral.

Vivica A. Fox returns to big screen

Sunday, June 5, philanthropist/author Jean Shafiroff and former heavyweight boxer Gerry Cooney hosted a luncheon/candlelight vigil to salute the life of Muhammad Ali at Vero Cafe on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

#TonysSoBlack: Diversity wins at Tony Awards

"Hamilton" and "The Color Purple" win big at the Tony Awards as diversity shines.

Oprah Winfrey is writing a cookbook, puts memoir 'on hold'

Oprah Winfrey is writing her first cookbook, "Food, Health and Happiness: 'On Point' Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life."

#TonysSoBlack : 'Hamilton' helps diversity sweep theater awards

"Hamilton" may have failed Sunday night at the 70th annual Tony Awards to clinch the most awards ever won, but the smash-hit musical still helped make history.

Kerry Washington to domestic violence victims: 'There is a way out'

Kerry Washington has a message for women who feel trapped in an abusive relationship: "There is a way out."