As hazing-related injuries and deaths periodically make headlines, “Burning Sands” and “The Quad” are shining a light on the effects of the practice.
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With ‘Empire’ about to return, Ms. Henson delves into her music-executive character on “Empire” but also says she’d love to be a Marvel superhero.
The rapper called the donation a “call to action” in supporting arts and after-school programming.
As Black History Month winds down, events in Harlem explore the emotions of bearing witness, with music, art, film screenings, discussions and comedy.
Known as “the Grammy man,” John Billings has played a role in fashioning each trophy for four decades.
In its 15th year, the Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase remains an important celebration of black musical expression both past and present.
I barely listen to classical music, so how did a live string quartet end up in my apartment on a Saturday night?
Laolu Senbanjo, whose collaboration with Beyoncé on “Lemonade” led to his own mainstream fame, hopes to create awareness around African artists.
Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle, hosts of a show at the New York Comedy Festival, want to challenge ideas about black entertainment.
The singer, actor and civil rights leader reflects on his work ahead of a festival in the Atlanta area that focuses on voting and mass incarceration.