We Remember | Abbey Lincoln

15 08 2010

Jazz singer and actress, Abbey Lincoln, who evolved from a supper-club singer into a strong voice for civil rights, has died. Lincoln was 80. Read the rest of this entry »


FiveFlix | Erykah Badu

30 03 2010

Since bursting on the scene in 1997, Black Reel Award winning actress and “Queen of Neo Soul,” Erykah Badu has marched to her own eccentric, highly personal, emotional, philosophical, and political beat. Badu is set to release her fifth studio album, “New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh).” Read the rest of this entry »

Reel Event | Harlem Renaissance Festival

10 09 2009

Almost four decades ago, “Cotton Came to Harlem” but next week Harlem returns the favor with a rousing tribute at the historic Lincoln Theatre in Northwest DC. Read the rest of this entry »