Dana Elaine Owens was born on this March 18, 1970, in Newark, New Jersey.
The Lorraine Hansberry drama "A Raisin in the Sun" opened at New York City's Ethel Barrymore Theater on March 11, 1959.
World-renowned performer Antoine "Fats" Domino was born on this date in New Orleans in 1928.
The crowd at the Academy Award ceremony stood and cheered. Somebody said that Selma stole the show. How true.
Did he really sing his way out of Southern prisons twice? Did he really travel and sing with the legendary Blind Lemon Jefferson?
Sir Sidney Poitier, Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE), was born in Miami, Fla., on February 20, 1927, of Bahamian parentage.
Dr. Dre, record producer and Grammy-winning rapper, born Andre Romelle Young in Compton, Calif., in 1965, turns 50 today.
Leontyne Price's recordings earned her numerous honors, including more than a dozen Grammy Awards.
A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery.
Activism like that takes courage and wisdom. It emerges out of deep places in the human spirit, the interior felt-life experience expressed by the arts and also by religion.