A conversation with Charles Randolph-Wright is to experience a tsunami
of energy on Black culture and Black theater, and there is a special
surge of ebullience when he talks about his current project—director of
the soon to be previewed Motown—The Musical.
The holiday season is the perfect time to delight the senses with a
culinary experience, and the Black Culinary Alliance's Ninth Annual Global Food & Wine
Experience was an inspiring event where more than 50 chefs and wine
merchants came together not only to present a culinary exploration but
also to support the BCA in its endeavors of fostering diversity in the
Soledad O’Brien is the anchor for CNN morning show Starting Point and a
special correspondent for CNN/U.S. Since joining the network in 2003,
O’Brien has reported breaking news from around the globe and has
produced award-winning documentaries on the most important stories facing the world today. Here, she talks about her upcoming Black in America special “Who Is
Black in America?” which is set to premiere this weekend.
Back in September, we reported on an upcoming Ruby Dee documentary called
Life’s Essentials with Ruby Dee. Directed by Dee’s grandson Muta Ali
Muhammad, the film chronicles the life and love story of Ruby Dee &
Ossie Davis. Well, a portion of it was shown at a special screening last
week at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City.