There is one artistic voice that stands out above the rest as pivotal to the national conversation around race, identity and social justice. That is the voice of John Jennings, visual artist pioneer and author.
I couldn't believe I was going to a music festival honoring the famous Billy Strayhorn at the Auditorium Theater of Roosevelt University in Chicago -- "Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn." It felt as if I was attending a homecoming of sorts.
David Shuff met Barker while working with his therapy dog at the Bishop Henry B. Hucles Episcopal Nursing Home in Brooklyn
“It just felt so good doing it,” Barker says in the video above. “Because that music -- I just get carried away in it.” Living
Walker's attack has traction for the same reason extremist forces have been able to attack education across the country. The purpose and cultural logic of education have shrunk, creating vulnerabilities.
Langston Hughes -- the poet, novelist, playwright, and short-story writer -- was born 113 years ago yesterday.
Hurston has written several short stories, books and novels over the years but her most famous work is "Their Eyes Were Watching
Harlem is alive and thriving, more so now than ever before, and in many cases food is at the center of Harlem's new economic growth. Within the midst of great history and cultural diversity lies a food side of Harlem just waiting to be discovered by those foodies who seek it.
Besides the classroom component, what's the life lesson you've learned through all of this that you want kids to get? I don't