The president and Mrs. Obama have shown their love for black art (and artists)—from poetry and spoken word to actors and singers— throughout this most historic presidency.
Plus, get your Blaxploitation classic on with the new "Black Netflix" and "Hamilton" actor says that cast statement to Pence was not harassment.
On behalf of the show, actor Brandon Victor Dixon delivered a moving statement on freedom and diversity in America.
African-Americans in Ohio and Pennsylvania aren’t here for Donald Trump. According to a recent poll, zero percent of Blacks in those states said they would vote for Trump over Hillary Clinton. The poll, conducted by NBC News, The Wall Street Journal, and Marist, showed that 88 percent of the 848 Black voters from Ohio who […]
The Tony Awards set the bar for diversity on Sunday evening as several actors and actresses of color were recognized for their work; a major difference from the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that ensued earlier this year. For the first time in the ceremony’s history, four musical acting awards were nabbed by Black actors. Broadway hit show […]
The 70th Annual Tony Awards, which took place on Sunday in the wake of the devastating Orlando tragedy, changed the game this year when all four musical acting awards went to people of color. Broadway’s history has been transformed thanks to three Hamilton cast members and one star from The Color Purple who have cemented their names in American culture […]
News that the play has been nominated for a record-breaking 16 Tony Awards this year hardly comes as a surprise.
Millions of condolences and tributes have poured out since it was announced that Prince passed away on Thursday.