by Nsenga Burton onFebruary 24, 2011
A decade-long winning streak for black folks came to an end this year.
July 16, 2010
Denzel Washington's successful run in Fences has Broadway buzzing with possible projects.
by Les Payne onJune 28, 2010
Yes, James Earl Jones deserved his Tony for his role in Fences. But 23 years later, Washington brings a nuance and a subtlety to the role of Troy Maxson that we’ve never seen before.
June 15, 2010
This Father's Day and beyond, we're celebrating the strong black men who will risk it all to make sure their children -- especially their sons -- grow up to be responsible and successful black men. Thanks to our Facebook fam, we've compiled a list of the 15 most memorable father-son relationships on the big screen.
by Salamishah Tillet onJune 11, 2010
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.
by E.R. Shipp onJune 11, 2010
From Fela! to Fences, several productions featuring black performers are nominated for a record number of Tony Awards. But notwithstanding the power of Denzel, most Broadway audiences are overwhelmingly white.
April 25, 2010
Score a triple for Denzel Washington and a home run for Viola Davis in the much-hyped--and expensive--production of August Wilson's most famous play.
January 19, 2010
The apocalypse with a disco soundtrack.
May 22, 2009
Who do you think could bring the gravitas to play the part of Martin Luther King Jr.?
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