After Naomi Osaka hit a backhand winner on match point to defeat Patricia Maria Țig in the first round of the French Open, on Sunday, she smiled as she lowered … Continue reading Naomi Osaka’s Complicated Withdrawal from the French Open
PARK CITY, Utah — Outside the Sundance Film Festival premiere of “On the Record,” the documentary about women who have accused the hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct, a … Continue reading Russell Simmons Documentary Premieres Amid Controversy
When Deborah Dugan took her post as the chief executive of the Recording Academy, which oversees the Grammy Awards, in August, she inherited an organization in meltdown and was tasked … Continue reading Can the Grammys Be Trusted?
Inside the rise of D’ussé Palooza. Kameron McCullough and Nile Ivey were having a rough year. It was December 2012, and the two friends hatched a plan to simultaneously wash … Continue reading How a Hip-Hop Party Went From a Harlem Basement to Packing Barclays
AMERICAN BALLET THEATER’S NEW YORK SUMMER INTENSIVE at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (July 26, noon and 2:30 p.m.). Curious about the next generation of dancers? Two afternoon performances … Continue reading 8 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Around 10 most nights, Nikeisah Newton hops into her car for a 10-minute drive into downtown Portland, Ore., so that she can deliver healthy meals that include ingredients like massaged … Continue reading Strippers Are Doing It for Themselves
This year, the northern summer solstice falls on June 21 at 11:54 a.m. ET. South of the Equator, this same moment marks the unofficial beginning of winter. Solstices occur at the … Continue reading What is the summer solstice? The answer might surprise you.
Not even Morehouse College administrators knew the announcement was coming. Addressing the college’s class of 2019, Robert F. Smith, a man who is richer than Oprah Winfrey, made a grand … Continue reading Morehouse Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire
A few weeks ago, it was announced that groundbreaking filmmaker John Singleton had passed away following a stroke that he had earlier this month. Singleton, the first Black filmmaker and … Continue reading John Singleton: Revisit His Storied Career Through Photos