Audra McDonald’s sixth Tony Award win has made history. The accomplished
opera singer and actress won the Best Actress award last night for her
leading role in, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill,” sweeping all
categories in which one can win a Tony: leading, featured, play and
musical. She is the first to achieve this.
This week, women business leaders from a cross section of industries and
a group of mostly high school girls gathered for a symposium -
sponsored by the YWCA of the City of New York - to lay the foundation
for policy recommendations leading to increased attention, public
discourse and funding for girls in New York City.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Spike Lee's iconic film, "Do
The Right Thing," and its commentary on race, according to Lee, is just
as relevant today as it was in 1989. In a recent interview with Deadline.com, Lee recalls journalists'
reactions when he took "Do The Right Thing" to the Cannes Film Festival
25 years ago, and shares his upcoming plans to skip Cannes this year and
premiere his new film, "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus," at the American Black