Get some tea, and listen to Phillip Smith and host Danny Tisdale, Smith is founder and president of the National African American Gun Association (NAG). Continue Reading →
The nation’s medical schools have made some progress in expanding the number of African-American students. This fall, nearly 1,600 black students enrolled in medical school, an increase of 11.6 percent over last year. Continue Reading →
In this ceaselessly questioning book, acclaimed African American dancer, choreographer, and director Bill T. Jones reflects on his art and life as he describes the genesis of Story/Time, a recent dance work produced by his company and inspired by the modernist composer and performer John Cage. Continue Reading →
Prolific poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist Langston Hughes is considered one of the fathers of jazz poetry, a literary art form that emerged in the 1920s and eventually became the foundation for modern hip-hop.