The lynching of Emett Till A dramatic play by Michael Green & Daniel Carlton October 21, 2017, 3 & 8pm The Black Lady Theatre 750 Nostrand Ave.
World Premiere of Ferguson, a reenactment of the controversial killing of Michael Brown on stage using only Grand Jury testimony. Written by Phelim McAleer. Directed by Jerry Dixon. October 19-November 5, 2017, 7:30pm Urban Stages 259 W. 30th St (Between … Read More
I just couldn’t pass up this opportunity to share a video of Ankh Ma’at Ra. A few seconds after the video begins, you’ll understand why I could not stop playing it over and over again. It’s mesmerizing. Let me know if … Read More
“What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July? I answer; a day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which he is the constant victim. To him, … Read More
100 Years ago, on April 25, 1917, (read about her here) Ella Fitzgerald was born in Newport News, Virginia. After Ella’s death, The New York Times columnist Frank Rich wrote that Ella had performed a cultural transaction as extraordinary as Elvis‘ contemporaneous integration … Read More
Food for Thought! A friend of mine sent me the attached video in which the speaker shares her thoughts on the roles the Black Lives Matter Movement, Barack Obama, and the Media played in the successful election of Donald Trump. In … Read More