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The Magic of FELA!

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The story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti is one of courage under fire, fortitude, and the power of music as a vehicle for change. His life… Read More

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[INTERVIEW] Black Ballerina Misty Copeland Makes History

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Twenty-nine-year-old Misty Copeland has been described as an “unlikely ballerina”… Read More

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Ailey II Leaps into 2012 Season

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Spring offers a sense of revitalization, ans this is exactly what Ailey II has done with it’s 2012 New York Season that previewed… Read More

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Raven-Symone Debuts in Sister Act Broadway Musical!

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Raven-Symone, who is best known for her TV roles as Olivia on The Cosby Show and the star of Disney’s, That’s So… Read More

Danai Gurira: Actress and Playwright with Africa on Her Mind

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Actress Danai Gurira has recently been getting a lot of well-deserved attention and critical praise for her film and television work… Read More

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Porgy and Bess: A New Theatrical Take on a Controversial Tale

by Miles Marshall Lewis

The controversial history of the tragic romance Porgy and Bess makes you wonder if this African-American… Read More

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'Hurt Village' Keeps it Real and Country&nbsp;<br />
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“Hurt Village” opens with a Black, female emcee named “Cookie,” rapping on an electric box. I could stop… Read More

DANCE! The Choreographer Behind Porgy and Bess

DANCE! The Choreographer Behind Porgy and Bess

by Miles Marshall Lewis

If there's an Alvin Ailey of the modern age, his name is Ronald K. Brown. Coming up in Brooklyn as a young boy… Read More

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"RACE" Hits Chicago: Do All Black Folks Hate Whites?

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

“Do all Black folks hate Whites? Let me put your mind at rest. Yes. We. Do.” That’s one of the lines from… Read More

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