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Wendell Pierce fighting food deserts in New Orleans

Noted actor Wendell Pierce, who has appeared in televisions shows like “The Wire” and “Treme” and successful films like “Horrible Bosses,” has become dedicated to fulfilling a need in his hometown of New Orleans.

Berlin’s Fashion Week: Chic yet functional clothes

At Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, the looks were chic and showed military influences.

‘Tallest Tree’: Beaty phenomenal as Robeson

From the time that Daniel Beaty began his one-man show “The Tallest Tree in the Forest,” your attention was grabbed and maintained.

Jacob Lawrence’s ‘Migration Series’ at MoMA

Marking the centennial of the beginning of the Great Migration, the multi-decade mass movement of African-Americans from the rural South to the urban North, the Museum of Modern Art presents “One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of ...

Tribeca Film Festival: two documentaries of note

Sometimes when you say the word “documentary,” it’s perceived as “boring” or depressing. Although, sometimes that’s true, it isn’t for “Song of Lahore” and “In My Fathers’ House.”

A Great Day (for food) in Harlem

Styled to pay homage to the iconic 1958 photo “A Great Day in Harlem,” Harlem EatUp! Festival's founding sponsor Citi and organizers staged a commemorative photo shoot featuring Harlem chefs and restaurateurs.

Talking SCHOP! Two-for-one holiday weekend

Kysha "SCHOPgirl" Harris gives a review of Manhattan restaurant Indian Road Cafe.

Welcome to Macon, Georgia!

Located a little over an hour’s drive north from Atlanta, Macon is a boutique town (approximately 90,000 people in the entire county) that offers a bigger city punch.

Apollo Theater inducts Billie Holiday into Walk of Fame

In celebration of her 100th birthday, the Apollo Theater inducts jazz singer Billie Holiday into its Walk of Fame.

Imhotep's Guide To Black Events 04/1-04/8

Imhotep's weekly guide to Black events.

… Into Easter

Kysha Harris shares some recipes to try at the dinner table this Easter Sunday.

For the love of travel (guides)

This week, Lysa Allman-Baldwin discusses travel guides for travelers of all kinds.

Natural hair news: Tgin is in Target

Tgin (Thank God I’m Natural) is a delicate cream and conditioning collection for natural hair, and the good news is, it’s now on the shelves at Target.

Flowery art in bloom

Macy’s Flower Show was beautiful. To add to the attraction, couture and ready-to-wear designer b. Michael celebrated his latest spring ready-to-wear line.

Grace Jones documentary underway  

The BBC recently announced its plans for its 25th anniversary projects, which will include a Grace Jones documentary titled ”Grace Jones: The Musical of My Life.”