NY1 'Scandal' star tapped as first African-American 'Phantom of the Opera' lead Today.com After 26 years and nearly 11,000 performances, the man behind the mask on Broadway's long-running "Phantom of the Opera" will be an African-American.
While all the attention has gone to the DIA and its treasures, the Wright Museum is threatened by city’s fiscal woes too (The nation's largest African-American history museum is at risk in Detroit http://t.co/g8idgY6TTi)...
1st African-American installed as head of National PTA Atlanta Journal Constitution A former leader in the Georgia Parent Teacher Association (PTA) on Sunday became the first African-American to take the helm of the National PTA.
Chicago Tribune African-American re-enactors bring history to life Chicago Tribune Anyone too caught up in Sunday's Civil War re-enactment outside the DuSable Museum of African American History was jolted from 1863 to 2013 by the blaring car horns.
Michele Lawrence, Caring By Mentoring African-American Boys KYW Newsradio But three years ago, while attending a meeting at the School District of Philadelphia, she says her heart ached after hearing dire statistics about the future of young...
Hidden in the Mix: The African American Presence in Country Music PopMatters Excerpted from “Black Hillbillies: African American Musicians on Old-Time Records, 1924-1932” (footnotes omitted) by Patrick Huber.
Kirsten Venetta Brown made history when she participated in two world championship competitions and three world cups as a member of the United State National Ca (Global News: Kirsten Brown: First African American in national canoe and kayak team
Two prominent African-American children's book authors, and at least one language arts teacher, say the lack of black characters in recent children's literature has series implications for students' understanding of the world.
Ruth Ferguson's insight:
disappointing trend --- without them does it lessen the likelihood of our children developing a love of reading.
i don't think so necessarily as I never saw a black character when i as growing up (aside from mark twain) but it would certainly be better if we had more....
Philadelphia Sunday Sun More African-American Women Choosing Natural Hairstyles, Study Finds Atlanta Black Star 81 Our hair says a lot about us. It can be a fashion statement. It can be a political statement.
Philadelphia Sunday Sun Howard University's Medical School admitted zero African American males? Philadelphia Sunday Sun The other day, I received an article submission from my friend and esteemed colleague, Dr.
Baseball striking out on attracting African-American youth Utica Observer Dispatch The problem is, attracting other African-American, inner-city youths like Yearby to a sport that – from its highest level on down – seems to be suffering from a lack...