From James Brown to Beyonce: Protest Music Inspired by Dr. King

From James Brown to Beyonce: Protest Music Inspired by Dr. King

by Jessica Bennett

Music has always been a key element to social evolution. In fact, 2009 documentary Soundtrack for a Revolution, examines the Civil Rights Movement with... Read More

Blood on the Leaves:
Eric Garner and ‘Strange Fruit’

Blood on the Leaves:
Eric Garner and ‘Strange Fruit’

by Michael A. Gonzales

“I can’t breathe,” Eric Garner moaned moments before dying on a Staten Island street on July 17 of this summer. As one of millions... Read More

SIX-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald Makes History (in Two Ways) with Lady Day Win

Audra McDonald’s Historic Night

by #teamEBONY

Audra McDonald makes history at the Tony awards. Five-time Tony winner no more! Audra McDonald made history in two ways when she took home... Read More

How Much Can Audra McDonald Sound Like Billie Holiday?

Audra McDonald Channels Billie Holiday

by #teamEBONY

Audra McDonald gives an outstanding performance as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill. You will undoubtedly hear that what Audra... Read More

Dee Dee Bridgewater Talks All That Jazz

Dee Dee Bridgewater Talks All That Jazz

by Karu F. Daniels

Dee Dee Bridgewater is a diva who won’t be dismissed. The one-time Tony Award and three-time Grammy Award winner’s long-awaited New York theater scene... Read More