He received acclaim while living in the United States; when he returned to South Africa after the fall of apartheid, he was welcomed as a hero.
Category Archives: Blacks
The new documentary “Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart” explores a more complex and complicated playwright than the civil rights figure known to most people.
The animator David Heredia, who will be at the Black Comic Book Festival this weekend, brings to life heroes who don’t necessarily wear capes.
One of Chicago’s most influential jazz musicians, Ms. Mitchell released two standout albums last year, and is the artist-in-residence at Winter Jazzfest.
Oprah Winfrey accepted the Golden Globes’ lifetime achievement award with a speech that began as a personal reflection and ended as a call to arms.
The comedian Masatoshi Hamada dressed up as Eddie Murphy in a widely viewed television show on New Year’s Eve.
Mr. Charles, the first black photographer to be hired by The New York Times, took pictures of Malcolm X, Coretta Scott King and Muhammad Ali.
A self-taught photographer, Mr. Kissi is seeking to create an alternative to photo stock galleries like Getty and Shutterstock.
This documentary from Jonathan Olshefski follows a North Philadelphia family through the Obama years.
Sometimes we fall for a person, sometimes a place. For Jacqueline Woodson, it was disco-drenched New York, where anything, and everything, could happen.