Danai Gurira: Actress and Playwright with Africa on Her Mind

Danai Gurira: Actress and Playwright with Africa on Her Mind

by Sergio Mims

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

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

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' Keeps it Real and Country 

by Kimberly Ellis

“Hurt Village” opens with a Black, female emcee named “Cookie,” rapping on an electric box. I could stop… Read More

EVIDENCE DANCE COMPANY

EVIDENCE DANCE COMPANY

EBONY.COM exclusive! Behind the scenes with the Evidence Dance Company an Ronald K. Brown.  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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Raven-Symone Lands Sister Act

by #teamEBONY

Ever since her debut to the small screen, former child star turned household name Raven-Symone has continuously reminded us of her… Read More

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

"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

Alvin Ailey: The Show Must Go On

Alvin Ailey: The Show Must Go On

by Miles Marshall Lewis

For only the second time in its 53-year history, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has a new artistic director—choreographer… Read More

Modern Burlesque Divas Shake What Their Mamas Gave 'Em!

Modern Burlesque Divas Shake What Their Mamas Gave 'Em!

Josephine Baker famously adopted children from across the globe and dubbed them her "Rainbow Tribe". If she were… Read More

Vintage Black Burlesque

Vintage Black Burlesque

It could be argued that Black burlesque dancers of the past were far more accepted-embraced, even-by "mainstream" African-American… Read More

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