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Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah, Baby!) has entertained and inspired countless audience members over her 65 year career, including writer and director Arthur Laurents (West Side Story, Gypsy, La Cage Aux Folles). …

  For me, there is nothing more important than a lesson in history.  Over the last few years when we thought of an African American ballerina, it was Misty Copeland.  Never once did …

This summer marks the 72nd anniversary of the iconic film, Stormy Weather, starring Lena Horne, Bill Robinson, Fats Waller and Cab Calloway. Named for the 1933 song by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler, …

These days all the buzz about Raven-Symoné tends to be be more about her personal opinions. From her comments on her race (“I’m an American. I’m not an African-American; I’m an American”) to her …

Even though you might not be familiar with Linda Twine’s name, you definitely know her work. If you’ve heard the music from Jelly’s Last Jam, Caroline Or Change, The Color Purple, or Big River (to …