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Black Girls Rock

First lady Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of Black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks of life.

Ben Crump receives Newsmaker of the Year award

Benjamin Crump, the lawyer who skyrocketed to national prominence by representing the family of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Florida teenager who was followed, confronted and shot to death by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida, said that since the fourth grade, ...

Evolution of Frank Bowling

“In my youth I tend to look at the tragic side of human behavior and try to reflect that in my work,”

Jacqueline Woodson: Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson stood on the Horchow Auditorium stage inside the Dallas Museum of Art and asked “So, where do I begin?” The writer appeared at the Feb. 22 event Jacqueline Woodson: Dreams Come True in support of her latest book ...

Preserving History: UNT archives TBAAL’s past performances, events and documents

Preserving African American art history is imperative to The Black Academy of Arts and Letters. The mission of the organization is to create and enhance awareness and understanding of artistic, cultural and aesthetic differences utilizing the framework of African Americans ...

Diagnosed with cancer – What’s next?

Receiving a cancer diagnosis often comes as a shock, for the person who is diagnosed as well as family and friends. It can be challenging to know the right questions to ask, or how to get the right information heading ...

Art Smith: Historic art collection of an African American jeweler

“From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith” is an exhibition of striking necklaces, rings and bracelets created by African American designer Art Smith.

INDEX: Reflections of Life

Shadows and light intermingle with silhouettes and color in the newly installed windows of the Highland Hills Branch Library in Southeast Dallas.

PBS to present America After Ferguson

America After Ferguson, a PBS filming of a town hall meeting that will explore the issues following the death of Michael Brown

Pardons of Innocence film to debut at CBC conference

The much acclaimed feature-length film, Pardons of Innocence: The Wilmington Ten, will have its national debut during the CBCF Annual Legislative Conference this Friday at the Renaissance Hotel across from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington, D.C.

Fashion show fuses visual, performance art

As camera flashes flared and world music thumped inside Rosine Hall at The Dallas Arboretum, the city carved out another deep notch in its standing as a couture beacon of the world

Battle on the Dance Floor: Hip-hop festival builds dreams, brings unity

The All Styles and BBoy/BGirl Battles brought dancers from cities throughout Texas and Oklahoma to the Power House of Dance studio at 12300 Inwood Road on the last weekend of July.

Color.Colour.Colores.

Fashion, the Internet, inspiration and commerce were all united at the South Dallas Cultural Center on June 26. Inside the Arthello Beck Gallery, the program Color.Colour.Colores took aim at getting local designers, photographers and entrepreneurs from the concept of their ...

From Booker T. to Juilliard

“From the time that she was really little, she’s always been theatrical,” explained Wade Crowder, the father of 17-year-old Alicia.

Historic club continues ‘beautiful’ mission

Some of the most common things Blacks enjoy today, that are taken for granted, are things that African American communities were denied just 50 to 60 years ago. During that time, African Americans banned together to form groups within their ...

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