Rosa Cuthbert Guy, September 1, 1922 – June 3, 2012, was a Trinidad-born American writer who grew up in Harlem, New York.
By Etu Evans Prepare to be mesmerized by revelers shaking their tail feathers, while gazing at others flaunting neon strapped ensembles to cattle horn headpieces.
Season eight of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange—the nation’s only documentary series about life, art and culture across the African Diaspora—continues with the electrifying story of the steel drum, or pan. Premiering on Monday, January 25, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on WORLD Channel, directors Jérôme Guiot and Thierry Teston’s high-energy Pan!
Egbert Austin “Bert” Williams (November 12, 1874 – March 4, 1922) was one of the preeminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. “(Bert Williams was)…central to the development of a global black modernism centered in Harlem’s Renaissance.”
By Tod Roulette In 1986, I was a fledging openly gay black man on an overwhelmingly white college campus in the Midwest.