Growing up in a Black, vegan family in a gang-controlled neighborhood outside Los Angeles, Jabari Davis got a head start on material for his stand-up comedy routines.
When Dominque Morisseau was in the second grade, she thought to herself, “I’m going to be a writer and an actor.” By the third grade, the native Detroiter was writing “Cabbage Patch Kid Mysteries” and handing out her original stories to her classmates.
Last December, I was among a group of African-American journalists, scholars and filmmakers selected to travel to Western Sahara and Algeria. The excursion was financed and organized by Polisario, a Western Saharan movement whose mission is to secure independence for Western Sahara.
Joe Rogers Jr., a Harlem resident for the past decade, is on a mission to improve the educational opportunities available to uptown students.
Noted director, writer and producer Gina Prince-Bythewood will be an honoree at the fifth annual Athena Film Festival, which will be in New York City at Barnard College.
Kevin Shird knows a thing or two about the Baltimore streets, and his knowledge is from firsthand experience.
The Black Agency Executives organization recently held its 38th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon.The Honorable David Dinkins, New York’s first and so far only Black mayor, was the keynote speaker.
When 40-year-old graphic designer Ralph Gilmore was growing up in Harlem, he was exposed to limited career options.
Nas is having a big year in media, and he got even more shine this past November with a play inspired by his classic debut album, “Illmatic.”
The sixth annual Determined to Educate Gala kicked off early November with a room full of spirited, well-dressed revelers in Manhattan.