If ever there was a true story that could hold the attention of an audience for nearly two hours without an intermission, it would be that of boxing icon-turned punch line-turned-professional entertainer Mike Tyson.
It’s being called the dawn of the “golden age of black cinema.”
He was among the first black sports figures to unapologetically flaunt his prowess, to live life on his own terms and to refuse to be bullied by a racist white power structure and its oppressive laws.
More than 800 cheering fans from as far away as North Carolina and Alabama converged on the West End recently to get an close-up look at two-time Olympics gold medal sensation Gabby Douglas, who was in town to sign copies ...
The women-oriented television network WE TV has been flying high in recent years and the Atlanta-based “Braxton Family Values” reality show about R&B star Toni Braxton and her four sisters is one of the main reasons why.
Thousands of car buyers, auto enthusiasts and industry professionals packed the Georgia World Congress Center over the weekend for an annual car lovers paradise known as the Atlanta International Auto Show.
On a recent Thursday morning, nearly 50 sixth-grade students from Price Middle School were chattering and laughing away at the Balzer Theater downtown.
Three busloads of metro Atlanta activists, civic leaders and laypeople traveled to this iconic Southern town on Sunday to commemorate the 48th anniversary of a notorious police beating of civil rights marchers known as “Bloody Sunday.”
More than 350 people attended the opening reception of the exhibit, “And the Struggle Continues: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s Fight for Social Change” at Emory University last Friday evening.
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returned to the Fox Theater this past weekend to continue its longstanding history of delivering culturally relevant performances to the masses.
In the 1930s, thousands of formerly enslaved African-American elders dictated their full life stories during interviews conducted by the US government.
Years ago, Essence Magazine editor argued that the most powerful political and economic force in black America is not votes or dollars – it’s black-on-black love.
As crowds descended and the inauguration unfolded, a few museum curators in Washington kept watch for symbols and messages that would make history.
Menace II Society put the dynamic film duo the Hughes Brothers on Hollywood’s radar.
Here we go, again. Over the holidays, news of Oxygen’s plans to air the reality show “All My Babies Mamas” featuring Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo and his 10 baby mamas and 11 children this spring prompted a public boycott,