As we celebrate the climax of African Liberation Month and the birthday anniversary of Malcolm X, we note the passing of Sam Greenlee, author of the classic book “The Spook Who Sat By the Door.”
Our birthday greetings to my brother, co-writing partner and Grammy Award-winning legend, the Wonderman, Steveland Morris, aka Stevie Wonder, who turned 64 on May 13. Stevie, you are an inspiration to us all. Happy birthday to you.
Greetings to all of our sistas, mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers, alive and in spirit. Happy Mother’s Day!
As we enter African Liberation Month 2014 Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre and the Classical Theatre of Harlem are co-presenting “Dutchman” by LeRoi Jones
Word is out about “Holler If Ya Hear Me,” directed by Kenny Leon
have been away for a couple of weeks recovering, and as always, a lot has been going on. We begin with happy birthday shout-outs to legendary soul-gospel giant Al Green, who turned 68, and South African World Beat Music Ambassador ...
As we leave Women’s History Month and make way for our GBE “Spirit Lift Month.”
We sadly open our GBE events guide with the announcement that J.D Livingston, my longtime radio producer, comrade, friend, cousin and brother-in-struggle has passed
Our GBE Women’s History Month is lit up with Oscar wins for “12 Years a Slave” in the categories of Best Picture for director Steve McQueen and Best Supporting Actress for Lupita Nyong’o.
Greetings! As we move into “Our History Month,” otherwise known as GBE’s “Women’s History Month” 2014, Stacey Muhammad, creator, writer and director of the dramatic series “For Colored Boys: Redemption,” has announced that award-winning actor and director Charles S. Dutton ...
Greetings! We sadly announce the passing of William “Bunny Rugs” Clarke, brilliant lead singer of the classic, iconic reggae group Third World. Clarke passed at the age of 65 from cancer in Orlando, Fla. He will truly be missed. Third ...
Greetings! We salute Black History Month 2014!
As we move into our GBE Black History/African Heritage Month with the extra cold winter season, the 2014 Grammy Awards turned up the heat this past weekend in a star-studded broadcast that featured Jay Z, Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams ...
Our GBE “Emancipations Month” spotlight shines on “Friday Night in Harlem,”
Our GBE Emancipation Month bids a final farewell to beloved and brilliant poet laureate of the Black Arts Movement, the late poet, playwright and activist Imamu Amiri Baraka