An exceptional year brings new work and performances center stage.
Yesterday morning during KPFT's biannual pledge drive, the station was paying homage to recently deceased color-barrier breaker Lena Horne by giving away copies of her biography Stormy Weather and highlighting a 40-minute interview with the black singer/actress about her relationship with whites in ... More >>
Decades before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus, Ida B. Wells did the same thing on a train
Otabenga Jones & Associates teach us a few things at the Menil
KPRC Warning: This soundbyte may rhyme Pop quiz: Which of these historic black leaders said: "You know I thug em, fuck em, love em, leave 'em/ 'cause I don't fuckin need 'em,/take 'em out the hood, keep 'em lookin' good/but I don't fuckin' feed 'em"? A) Martin Luther King, Jr. B) W.E.B. DuBois C) ... More >>
La Bohème takes the A train to Harlem in Ebony Opera's new production
The Delany sisters recount 100 years of American history in the compelling Having Our Say