A new Philadelphia museum, the President's House, dramatically illustrates how the nation's first president tried to thwart his slave's quest for freedom. But Oney Judge prevailed.
Starring Anthony Mackie and Kerry Washington, Tanya Hamilton's moving debut takes us back to 1976, when Jimmy Carter was about to be president, funk was king and the Black Panthers were trying to pick up the pieces.
Why Ntozake Shange's feminist message of gender equality, reproductive justice and sexual liberation has been seriously compromised in the hands of the hit filmmaker.
The creators of Mad Men get so many things right in this period television series. Too bad they get black women so wrong. Plus: The Mad Men Black People Counter notes a surprise in the season finale.
Viola Davis, currently appearing in Fences opposite Denzel Washington, knows a thing or two about scene stealing. Just ask Meryl Streep. Here's hoping that the Oscar-nominated actress brings home another Tony this weekend.