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This Day in Black History: Jan. 7, 1955
Marian Anderson became the first Black person to appear at the Metropolitan Opera in Verdi's Masked...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 15, 1968
Henry Lewis became the first Black to lead a major American orchestra on Feb. 15, 1968....


This Day in Black History: April 8, 1993
Marian Anderson dies of congestive failure at the age of 96 on April 8, 1993....


Carnegie Hall Concert Honors Black Men on Broadway
Cecily Tyson, Phylicia Rashad, Norm Lewis and other theater legends will be on hand to celebrate Bl...


Tony Award-Winning Director, Dancer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84
West Indies native was a multi-talented artist....


This Day in Black History: Jan. 27, 1961
Leontyne Price makes her debut at the Metropolitan Opera. Also, gospel singer Mahalia Jackson died....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 10, 1927
Legendary opera singer Leontyne Price is born....


Review: "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" on Broadway
Porgy and Bess debuted on Broadway in 1935....


Race Is No Hurdle for Black Opera Singer Lawrence Brownlee
Race Is No Hurdle for Black Opera Singer Lawrence Brownlee...


US library to save recordings from Tupac, Cosby
US library to save recordings from Tupac | Cosby...


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Posted Jan. 15, 2008 – Does Barbie have what it takes to join the pretty girls who wear 20 pearls? ...