The Kanneh-Masons family are rock stars in the classical world: Seven British brothers and sisters, ages 8 to 21, whose musical talents shine from TV competitions to a royal wedding. Lee Cowan interviews the Kanneh-Masons: Isata, Braimah, Sheku, Konya, Jeneba, Aminata, and Mariatu. Continue reading
Howard University alumnus Chadwick Boseman provides words of inspiration to the Class of 2018 during Howard University’s 150th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 12 in Washington, D.C. Continue reading
Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice. Continue reading
George Michael 25 June 1963 – 25 December 2016 Continue reading
Ruth Brown wins the 1989 43rd Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in Black and Blue. And a performance of T’Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness If I Do with Linda Hopkins and cast. Continue reading
The Boy Who Learned to Fly, an animated film based on the life of Usain Bolt. This is the story of the fastest man in the world, who almost never was. Continue reading
It was Monday night, August 3, at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. At the track and field stadium, the gun sounded for the 400-meter semifinals. About 100 meters into the race, Britain’s Derek Redmond crumpled to the track with a torn right hamstring. Medical attendants rushed out to assist him, but as they approached Redmond, he waved them all aside, struggled to his feet, and crawled and hopped in a desperate effort to finish the race. Continue reading
President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America’s future and offered full-throated support for Hillary Clinton’s bid to defeat Republican Donald Trump in a speech that electrified the Democratic National Convention.
By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.
Growing up in Mississippi my prayer was, “God use me”. Continue reading