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.
Ms. Copeland, the dancer who has become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet, was named a principal dancer on Tuesday.
Mary Helen Washington's book is a welcomed addition to the history of the period, especially its impact on African Americans.
When King Philip II faces off against the Grand Inquisitor in "Don Carlo," they won't just be portraying history, they'll be making it.
Dana Elaine Owens was born on this March 18, 1970, in Newark, New Jersey.
The Lorraine Hansberry drama "A Raisin in the Sun" opened at New York City's Ethel Barrymore Theater on March 11, 1959.
World-renowned performer Antoine "Fats" Domino was born on this date in New Orleans in 1928.