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Iconic Jazz Singer Billie Holiday Is Center of New Documentary

The documentary will be backed by the singer’s estate.

From Billie to Basie: EBONY Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month (PHOTOS)

The EBONY archives are filled to the brim with images of some of biggest names…

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

Music has always been a key element to social evolution. In fact, 2009 documentary Soundtrack…

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

“I can’t breathe,” Eric Garner moaned moments before dying on a Staten Island street on…

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

Audra McDonald’s Historic Night

Audra McDonald makes history at the Tony awards. Five-time Tony winner no more! Audra McDonald…

How Much Can Audra McDonald Sound Like Billie Holiday?

Audra McDonald Channels Billie Holiday

Audra McDonald gives an outstanding performance as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar…

Dee Dee Bridgewater Talks All That Jazz

Dee Dee Bridgewater is a diva who won’t be dismissed. The one-time Tony Award and…