This was a special moment at the 2014 August Wilson Monologue Competition. The event was held at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway in NYC. The room was full-- these high school finalists had just given their all on this Broadway stage.
How Robin Roberts Went from Star Athlete to News Anchor
If you asked a young Robin Roberts what she wanted to be when she grew up, she would have told you "professional athlete." A star college basketball player with a love for tennis, Robin dreamed of making it to Wimbledon one day.
Lionel Richie: 3 Words That Will Never Go Out of Style
Growing up, Lionel Richie's teachers said he had a serious problem: He was too sensitive. Instead, Lionel saw his sensitivity as a gift, using it to write some of the most iconic love songs of all time.
When award-winning actress Cicely Tyson plays a role, she completely immerses herself in the character. From her short hairstyle on the television series "East Side/West Side" to her cornrows in Sounder, Cicely explains how her natural hair inspired a movement-and why hairstylists were none too pleased.
Children's Hospital Patients, Staff Have 'Happy' Dance Party
We are celebrating Child Life Month. The Child Life Department at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is staffed by certified and compassionate child life specialists whose goals are to promote optimum development, maintain normal living patterns and minimize psychological trauma for children during their stay at the hospital.
Have you ever been given the beautiful compliment that you're not really black? Has your taste in music, profession, or ability to speak the english language in an intelligible fashion caused people to question your blackness? If so, tell them to try this instead.
As a young actress, living legend Cicely Tyson was asked to meet a reporter at a prominent hotel for an interview. When she came in, the woman at the check booth told her she had to "go around the back."
A campaign highlighting the faces and voices of black students at Harvard College. Our voices often go unheard on this campus, our experiences are devalued, our presence is questioned-- this project is our way of speaking back, of claiming this campus, of standing up to say: We are here.
Cast of The Lion King Australia Sings Circle of Life on Flight
After an amazing day at The Lion King Brisbane season launch announcement, members of our Australian cast felt so elated they decided to sing the 'Circle of Life' prior to take off on their flight back to Sydney.