Al Jarreau

Legendary Jazz Singer, Al Jarreau, Dead at 76

February 13, 2017 Staff 0
By Carter Higgins, blackdoctor.org Talented singer Alwin Lopez “Al” Jarreau is internationally known for his ability to sing many styles, from scat singing to his talent of taking on the character of guitar and percussion, […]
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Jax Native Headlines Shows at Superbowl LI

February 9, 2017 admin 0
By Nicole Merritt-Lester – As Houston prepared to host the fifty-first Super Bowl Games, the Houston Super Bowl Committee is charged with the exciting task of searching for and selecting the area’s greatest talent to perform […]
ÒI Am Not Your Negro,Ó examines the struggles of the 1950s and 1960s in a way that makes James BaldwinÕs thoughts on race incredibly poignant given todayÕs sociopolitical landscape in the United States.
Photo taken in Hyde Park, London, England. (Allan Warren/Wikimedia Commons)

Film Review: I Am Not Your Negro

December 28, 2016 Staff 0
By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) James Baldwin, the intellectual, civil rights activist and renowned author, left behind some biting and enlightening words about racism and the status of the Black community that are […]
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The Best Films of 2016

December 27, 2016 Staff 0
By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) As we go forward, movies guide us. They give us directions. They motivate us. They provide rest stops, comic relief and flashbacks to the past. And they reassure […]
The 2017 Essence Festival Line Up Is On Fire! Mary J Blige, Diana Ross, John Legend, Solange & More

Essence Festival Announces Initial Lineup

December 15, 2016 Staff 0
Essence Magazine has announced the initial lineup for the 2017 Essence Festival Concert Series in New Orleans featuring headliners Diana Ross and Mary J. Blige, among many others. The 23rd annual event will take place June […]
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