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Omari Hardwick to Star in One-Man-Show, ‘HerO: A Work in Progress,’ for One Night Only

Omari Hardwick to Star in One-Man-Show, ‘HerO: A Work in Progress,’ for One Night Only

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 21, 2018

While Omari Hardwick is a phenomenal actor, the POWER star has plenty more to offer the world. Not only does he kill the big... Read More

Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey Dancers Protest for Higher Wages

by Jessica Bennett   May 29, 2018

Alvin Ailey is one of the biggest dance companies in the world, but dancers for the organization still feel as if they’re being paid... Read More

Leslie Odom Jr.

Leslie Odom Jr. Talks Becoming a Superhero, how his Wife has Been his ‘Greatest Friend’ and the #MeToo Movement

by Teddy Grant   Mar 26, 2018

Tony Award-winning actor Leslie Odom Jr. is having a moment. Since leaving Hamilton, he’s released a Christmas album, toured with his band and wrote... Read More

Q-Tip Schools Iggy Azalea on Hip Hop History And We're All Better For It

Q-Tip to Play Miles Davis in NYC Production of ‘My Funny Valentine’

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 22, 2018

A Tribe Called Quest producer Q-Tip is gearing up to portray one of Jazz’s greatest musicians in the New York City production of upcoming... Read More

Celebrity Friends & Family Support Kandi Burruss’ Broadway Debut (PHOTOS)

Celebrity Friends & Family Support Kandi Burruss’ Broadway Debut (PHOTOS)

by Jessica Bennett   Jan 17, 2018

While ¾ of Xscape are busy prepping their comeback EP, Kandi Burruss is busy on Broadway, making her big stage debut as Big Mama... Read More

David and Tamela Mann Announce ‘Mann’s World Family Tour’ Dates

David and Tamela Mann Announce ‘Mann’s World Family Tour’ Dates

by #teamEBONY   Jul 21, 2017

David and Tamela Mann may be coming to a city near you! The husband-wife entertainment duo announced tour dates for Fall 2017. The Mann’s... Read More

Tony Awards

Here Are All of the Black Folks Nominated for Tony Awards This Year

by Britni Danielle   May 02, 2017

Last year, Black actors made history at the Tony Awards. Bolstered by Lin-Manuel Miranda’s juggernaut Hamilton, actors of color racked up wins in the best actor, best actress,... Read More

James Earl Jones to Be Honored With Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement

James Earl Jones to Be Honored With Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement

by #TeamEBONY   Apr 27, 2017

Legendary actor James Earl Jones has been a force in the acting world for more than six decades. Jones is a veteran of the... Read More

hidden fences

Remember the ‘Hidden Fences’ Debacle? It’s Now a Real Play

by #TeamEBONY   Apr 18, 2017

Back in January, Today Show correspondent Jenna Bush Hager sent Black Twitter into a frenzy when she mistakenly mashed-up two of the Golden Globes Best... Read More

This Year’s List of Pulitzer Prize Winners Is Full of Melanin

This Year’s List of Pulitzer Prize Winners Is Full of Melanin

by #TeamEBONY   Apr 10, 2017

Pulitzer Prize Administrator Mike Pride announced this year’s crop of winners and the list is full of Black excellence. The coveted award honors outstanding achievements in... Read More