Social worker Elita Tewelde wanted to empower Chicago's bucket drummers, mostly young African American men and boys, through a connection to their past.
We simply cannot accept that Recorded in Hollywood might close and never be heard from again. It has Broadway lights twinkling all over it.
The music gives us this clarity about who we are, how we can be, the world we can achieve.
A nineteenth-century American classic, re-imagined for the stage as a tale of racial injustice.
Provocative and at times hilarious, the new one-man show captures Gregory's way of afflicting the comfortable.
During the height of the "Red Scare," Aptheker was considered by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover as the "most dangerous communist in the United States."
On February 29, 1940, Hattie McDaniel became the first African American to win an Academy Award.
The film shows people who wanted to stand up and fight back against the oppression they faced.
It does not do Turner and his courageous followers justice, but it may be worth seeing for those who know little about one of the most electrifying moments in American history.
In Oakland, Cassandra Lopez and the We Tell Our Stories Film Collective will be contributing to the event with their documentary.