Arts & Entertainment


New Museum in Nashville honors Black music icons

The National Museum of African American Music, which is not...

40 years after historic decision, Mormons celebrate Black members

In June 1978, Latter Day Saints (Mormon) President Spencer W. Kimball reversed a...

‘Papa’s Bathtub Gin’ presented at Barbara Morrison Theater

The quaint enclave of Leimert Park continues to hold up the mantel of creative..

Enjoy music of Gil Scott-Heron

Parkside EDC will present on June 27 an evening of the music of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson as..

Venus Opal Reese arrives in LA for speaking tour

From living on the streets of Baltimore in her youth to obtaining a Stanford PhD to..

Another Black entertainment icon accused of sexual harassment

Morgan Freeman, who has played the president and played God in major films, is the latest..

LAUSD students to participate in dance competition at L.A. Live

Nearly 3500 fifth grade students from 35 schools throughout Los Angeles County are competing..

Council honors film chronicling lives of Tupac, Notorious B.IG.

The Los Angeles City Council partnered recently with the African American Film Critics..

Kendrick Lamar receives 2018 Pulitzer Prize in music

Rapper and Compton native Kendrick Lamar this week received the 2018 Pulitzer..

In full effect 

Bloodlight-Jamaican slang for the red light that indicates when a singer is being..

‘Zankli Chronicles’ a precursor to ‘Black Panther’ phenomenon?

People who have read the “Zankli Chronicles” couldn’t believe their eyes while..

Tracy Morgan has Hollywood star

A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame honoring Tracy Morgan was unveiled this..

Billboard from Black artist may go back up

Yesterday we told you about a billboard in Pittsburgh that was...

‘BOOM FOR REAL’ examines life of painter Jean Michel Basquiat

The premature demise of a figure of note is a blessing in a twisted sort of way, as it..

LA County leads in population

Los Angeles County easily maintained its title as the most-populous county in the..