Day: July 15, 2016

Arts-Theater

Motown the Musical is Back … and the stars are

  Of genius and grace: Motown founder Berry Gordy announced the return of the based-on-true-story MOTOWN THE MUSICAL to Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre, at a press preview last Friday. Gordy, considered the world’s penultimate star-and-music maker, introduced the production’s entire cast, including stars Chester Gregory (Gordy) and Allison Semmes (Diana Ross).  The 87-year-old entrepreneur and philanthropist also thanked the media and Motown fans for […]readmore

What's Going On

WHAT’S GOING ON

By Victoria Horsford THE WEEK IN REVIEW Last week was one of the ugliest, darkest moments in America this year.  America is in the doldrums!   Two innocent African-American men, Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and  Philando Castile in Minnesota, were shot and  killed by  local white or non-Black policemen in as many days.  While […]readmore

Community News

A Discussion of Police & Race

Excerpts from Democracy Now! July 8, 2016   We begin today’s show with two guests. Graham Weatherspoon is with us. He’s a retired detective with the New York City Police Department. He’s also a board member of the Amadou Diallo Foundation. And Marc Lamont Hill rejoins us–journalist, distinguished Professor of African-American Studies at Morehouse College […]readmore