Arts & Entertainment


Cage match: Does the comics’ ‘Luke Cage’ jibe with TV’s?

Artist/designer L.A. Williams and George Carmona III, contributing writer for BlackSci-Fi.com sit down for a conversation.

Nat Turner and Nate Parker in Harlem

Celebrating his 62nd birthday with the community, Rev. Al Sharpton hosted a screening of the film " The Birth of a Nation" at Harlem's AMC Magic Johnson Theater with Nate Parker.

Ava DuVernay hopes her documentary '13th' will spark a 'revolution within'

Ava DuVernay tackles racial division in America and the disproportionate incarceration of African-American men in her new Netflix documentary, "13th."

Kanye West halts show after Kim Kardashian held at gunpoint in Paris

Rapper Kanye West abruptly left his set early at the Meadows Festival in New York on Sunday night after learning his wife, Kim Kardashian West, was held at gunpoint in her Paris hotel room.

VIDEO: Nate Parker addresses rape case in emotional '60 Minutes' interview

Director Nate Parker wants people's focus back on his film "Birth Of A Nation" and not on his 1999 sexual assault case.

Daymond John: I've been stopped and frisked "maybe 20 times in my life"

Daymond John, the CEO of FUBU, is no stranger to being stopped and frisked by police.

Texas barbecue … For real!

Our final day together as five in Austin needed a punctuation, an exclamation point filled with authenticity, beer and lots of cooked meat.

Talking SCHOP! Three days, three nights in Austin Part II

From our first night, Austin was proving to be the food gem my “girls weekend” crew and I thought it would be.

On a quest for the best Zinfandel in St. Helena

You could hear the sound of rocks crunching beneath the tires of the passenger van as it pulled off the road and into the driveway of the Brown Estate in St. Helena, Calif.

RIP Radio Raheem: Bill Nunn passes

Flo Anthony has the latest celebrity news

Egyptian designer debuts at New York Fashion Week’s Spring/Summer ’17 shows

The “Rise of the Pharaohs” is the theme of Temraza’s Spring/Summer ’17 Collection. With her roots in Cairo, the designer’s line was influenced by her hometown, the Pharaohs and ancient Egyptians.

Sandman Sims: A tribute to his legacy

Sandman Sims, also known as Howard Sims, was a renowned artist, legendary tap performer and a beloved member of the Harlem’s Apollo Theater and community.

Nora Chipaumire’s manifesto to her father

Nora Chipaumire doesn’t just make dance works; her work provokes many sensibilities. In her latest, “Portrait of Myself as My Father” (September 14-17) at BAM Fisher as part of the 2016 Next Wave Festival, the Zimbabwe-born Chipaumire is joined by ...

DuVernay doc opens New York Film Fest

Hip hip hooray, hip-hip-hurray—this is our collective cheer for former unit publicist, producer and award-winning film and TV director, Ava DuVernay.

‘Queen of Katwe’—An African queen arrives in theaters

“Queen of Katwe,” is directed by Mira Nair and based on Tim Crothers’ book.