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Reclaiming Legacy: 'Purlie Victorious' Shines in Its Broadway Revival

Leslie Odom Jr.'s electrifying performance anchors a stellar cast in Ossie Davis' timeless tale of struggle and triumph.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 27: Leslie Odom Jr. poses at the opening night of "Purlie Victorious" at The Music Box Theatre on September 27, 2023 in New York City.

This Is Leslie Odom Jr.’s Time to Shine

The Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor and singer is having a powerhouse year with a new album, a box-office hit movie, and a role on Broadway that will leave you mesmerized.

This Week In Good Black News: Barack And Michelle Obama Celebrate 31 Years Of Marriage, Laphonza Butler Becomes The Third Black Woman U.S. Senator And Leslie Odom Jr. Returns To Broadway

Plus, an NBA icon continues to break records off the court.

Do The Right Thing: 30 Must-Know Facts To Celebrate The 30th Anniversary Of Spike Lee’s Classic Film

We put some brothers--and sisters--up on the wall of fame.
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This Day in Black History: Oct. 27, 1922

Actress Ruby Dee was born in Cleveland, Ohio.

Library of Congress to Display Video Archive on Black Legacy

Hundreds of notable African-Americans were interviewed.

Spike Lee Celebrated as King of Culture

The iconic filmmaker honored with portrait by Kehinde Wiley.

Commentary: An Appreciation of Ruby Dee

The actress and activist died at age 91.

Ruby Dee, Legendary Actress and Activist, Dies at 91

Emmy winner, Civil Rights leader was pioneer in Hollywood.