Terrence Chin-Loy will play the role of Henrik when Arizona Opera's production of Stephen Sondheim’s "A Little Night Music" opens on Friday, one of the first times the character will be portrayed by a Black performer.
Many agricultural practices, innovations and foods that traveled with enslaved people from West Africa -- or were developed by their descendants -- remain unsung, despite having revolutionized the way we eat, farm and garden.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film scholar Jacqueline Stewart makes a rich contribution to TCM for Black History Month, leading discussions about “Selma” with its star, David Oyelowo, and highlighting the work of Oscar Micheaux and other pioneering filmmakers. The result is both celebratory and thought-provoking. “Our programing runs all the way from the 1920s to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The six Black members of President Joe Biden’s Cabinet on Thursday celebrated Black History Month by discussing their roles, some of which are historic firsts. Actor Taraji P. Henson and athletes Sloane Stephens and Nneka Ogwumike also took part in a separate discussion on the importance of mental health and wellness among […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — How U.S. history is told and taught is being challenged and potentially constricted on several fronts, but television’s approach to Black History Month is firmly in overdrive. There’s a wealth of provocative and creative Black-focused programs in February, looking deep into the past to examine topics such as the roots of […]