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Celebrating the Ancestors with a Family Reunion

Every two years, Brooklyn resident Fred Price,75, takes a journey to celebrate his family’s ancestral history and recent achievements. Over the years, he’s traveled to cities like Detroit, Pittsburgh, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Charleston to see siblings, uncles, aunts and cousins—the descendants of Lottie and Sims Bird. This July, Family Reunion Month, the Byrd family […]readmore

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… Of Kings and Heroes

Fern E. Gillespie Chadwick Boseman, now soaring high in entertainment history with the milestone blockbuster Black Panther, began his acting career in New York’s Black theatre being mentored by legendary theatre producer Woodie King, Jr.at the New Federal Theatre. “Woodie is one of the people that gave me some of my first opportunities in theatre—especially […]readmore