Arts & Entertainment


New York’s jazz station goes beyond the airwaves

Walking through the halls of public radio jazz station WBGO 88.3 FM, it’s not hard to figure out why the nearly 40-year-old station is a epicenter of the American music genre aiming to keep dedicated jazz aficionados pleased along with ...

AmNews celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month

Check out our special Jazz Appreciation Month digital section.

Black author releases credit awareness book for high school and college students

Seasoned adults must do better helping prepare late teens and early adults for the real world.

First-ever HBCU museum opens up in D.C.

The walls are covered with school sports memorabilia, personal photographs, and newspaper articles.

'Black Panther' beats 'Titanic' with highest grossing numbers

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther continues to climb the charts, and has now beat Titanic as one of the highest grossing films, which had held it’s spot since 1997.

Cardi B reveals her baby bump during SNL performance

Cardi B continually supplies the Bardi Gang with gifts.

‘The Last O.G.’ is a hit

TBS made a smart decision when they said “yes” to “The Last O.G.,” the new series starring Tracy Morgan, which premiered April 3.

Run-D.M.C., Temptations added to the Library of Congress

The iconic hip-hop group, Run-D.M.C. and the soul powerhouses, The Temptations, have been added to the Library of Congress, along with 25 other artists

JAY-Z continues to fight mass incarceration with new investment

It has been announced that Roc Nation, JAY-Z’s media company founded in 2008, will be investing in an anti-incarceration app called Promise.

Jazz Notes: Uncharted, Weston at 92, Brown at Gallery

The 2018 Uncharted Concert Series, now running through May 12, is one of those unique jazz experiences multilayered with an assortment of possibilities to be explored.

Most popular tourist attractions in every state (Part 2)

Last week we shared the first half of the list compiled by TripAdvisor of the most popular attractions in every state based on the data they collected from their site’s attraction, tour and activities bookings from 2017...

Searching, searching … #ImSoAmNewsFOOD

Time is running out and we are still searching for you, you exceptional Harlem food makers, to sample at the fourth annual Harlem EatUp! Festival.

Talking SCHOP! April showers bring Harlem EatUp! 2018

Although these showers might put a damper on your April days, May again brings the fourth annual Harlem EatUp! Festival, May 14 to May 20!

Common, Angela Bassett, Black Thought, others bring words of Ta Nehisi Coates to Apollo stage

Angela Bassett, Joe Morton, Michelle Wilson, Common, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Greg Reid, Tariq Trotter and Pauletta Washington brought the words of Ta Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World and Me” to life at the famed Apollo Theater.

Lehman College honoring Kerry Washington

Actress, activist and producer, Kerry Washington, is being honored by Lehman College during its 50th Anniversary Celebration and Leadership Awards Dinner at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City, April 11.