A comedian, radio and TV host, author, actor, dancer, husband, father, and so much more, D.L. Hughley is ready to tackle the next item on his busy schedule.
For most kids studying history in public school, the Reconstruction Era after the Civil War is skipped over.
Once he realized he was meant to be a performer, J.B. Smoove moved to Los Angeles and landed a recurring role on MTV’s “The Lyricist Lounge Show,” as well as featured guest spots on “The Chris Rock Show” and “Premium Blend.”
The burden on your shoulders is heavy.
NEW YORK — Dave Chappelle will make his Broadway debut this summer but a word of warning: Ditch the cellphone.
Odunde celebrated its 44th year on Sunday, June 9 in South Philadelphia with lots of young and old attendees enjoying the soul food, Caribbean fare, vendors, music and colors from all over the Diaspora. MORE PHOTOS AT PHILLYTRIB.COM — PHOTOS BY RON GRAY/TRIBUNE
Renowned artist Jefferson Pinder will be presenting a limited-run performance piece exploring racial injustices throughout the U.S., including the historic 14th and U Street corridor.
WASHINGTON — When Lonnie Bunch started working on the Smithsonian's first Black museum, he had no collection, no building and one employee.
NEW YORK — If rising Broadway star Lilli Cooper needs a bit of career advice, she knows where to turn: Her father has been there, seen that and done that.
NEW YORK — The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has encouraged her students to explore their differences and heal rifts, especially following a deadly 2017 white nationalist rally in the city.
They say that you can’t know where you are going unless you know where you’ve been. History helps shape who we are. It’s often hard to take a look at the Black experience in the United States and not think of things like slavery, discrimination and the civil rights struggle.
You might remember John Witherspoon as Pops on "The Wayans Bros." sitcom or Lloyd in “Black Jesus.”
WASHINGTON — Comedian Dave Chappelle has been chosen to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Every summer, businesses along Baltimore Avenue in West Philadelphia set up tables on the sidewalk and participate in the popular Dollar Stroll, selling bites of food or trinkets to passersby for $1.
You could be rich someday.
NEW YORK — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison is being honored this spring by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
NEW YORK — The 18th Tribeca Film Festival moved uptown on Wednesday for an opening night that honored an elder New York institution: the Apollo Theater.
A few months ago, Philadelphia lost one of its brightest artists. Willis “Nomo” Humphrey died suddenly of a heart attack in November. He was 44.
Beyoncé’s 2013 self-titled album, followed by her game-changing “Lemonade” album in 2016 have both laid the foundation for Omise’eke Tinsley’s course “Beyoncé Feminism, Rihanna Womanism” at the University of Texas at Austin.
At 22 years old, Florida-native Jamal Parker has published his own book of poetry, become an international slam poetry champion and a resident artist at the Painted Bride in Old City, gone on an East Coast poetry tour, created his own poetry collective (Black Boy Fly) — and somehow manages t…
NEW YORK — Six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald is heading back to Broadway to be a waitress — but not in "Waitress."
NEW YORK — The 15 or 20 minutes before the performance ticked by the same way they do on nights when Rome Neal presides over jazz at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. But this time Neal was directing a reading of a play. It takes aim at the sensation that is the t…
NEW YORK — Broadway producers had plenty of reasons to pop the bubbly as 2018 wound down, with many shows recording their most profitable weeks despite some eye-popping ticket prices.
NEW YORK — Choreographer Ronald K. Brown stepped into a big studio at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and greeted the dancers with warm hugs. Then, almost without a word, he began to move, his feet and shoulders swaying to the beat, his upper body undulating slightly. “The Love,” a Malian…