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Bernice Johnson Reagon, Sweet Honey in the Rock co-founder, dies

Known for her acapella group Sweet Honey in the Rock, writer, composer, educator, and civil rights activist Bernice Johnson Reagon, Ph.D. died at age...

Kennedy Center Honors recognizes Apollo Theater for 90 years of influence

The Apollo Theater, Harlem’s legendary cultural institution, has made history as an honoree in this year’s Kennedy Center Honors, one of the highest accolades...

Delta Sigma Theta and Women’s Suffrage Foundation unite

The Women’s Suffrage National Monument Foundation and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority are teaming up to fund initiatives and a monument that honors the brave...

Exploring the Impact of MLK’s Final Speech in ‘The Mountaintop’ Play

Playwright Katori Hall explores beyond the powerful, yet cryptic words of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final speech, often called, “I’ve Been...

Doreen Gentzler and Carol Thompson Cole Honored for Empowering Women and Girls of Color

Celebrating 25 years of empowering women and girls of color, the Washington Area Women’s Foundation honored Doreen Gentzler and Carol Thompson Cole with “Visionary...

Debate over RFK Campus: Stadium or Mixed-Use Projects?

As a bill ceding control of the RFK campus to the District makes its way through Congress, residents continue to debate whether the D.C....

Phylicia Rashad: A Journey from Houston to Hollywood and Beyond

Phylicia Rashad, the renowned actress and director, has a remarkable journey that has taken her from her birthplace in Houston, Texas, to the pinnacle...

Pras Michel seeks retrial after lawyer’s use of AI tool

According to a newly filed brief, the primary defense lawyer for convicted Fugees hip-hop artist Pras Michel inappropriately relied on an experimental generative AI...

DC Jazz Festival Launches Generations Series with Jazz Veterans and Up-and-Coming Musicians

The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) has launched a four-part program uniting jazz veterans and up-and-coming musicians through the “Generations Series.” The series, curated by...

Music therapy helps D.C. youth express themselves positively

Excited voices accompanied by music with a pounding bass track filled the air at the DC Dream Center. Dedicated to raising awareness about the...

Whitney White’s ‘Macbeth in Stride’: A Musical Exploration of Power and Identity

Think “Double, double, toil and trouble,” meets Tina Turner, Nina Symone and other divas, and that’s what you get in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s “Macbeth...

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