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Laurence Fishburne Credits Therapy With Helping Him Deal With His Anger and Abusing His First Wife

As a podcast guest, Fishburne explained that playing Ike Turner was an emotional experience he recognized from his own life.

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Director George C. Wolfe Turns The Blues Singer’s Story Into A Modern Day Marvel

The veteran director reinterprets this classic story.
(Photo: David Lee/Paramount Pictures)

Black Mom Says Her Son Was Expelled From Private School Because of Her Objections To Stage Play ‘Fences’

Acclaimed August Wilson play was inappropriate, she said.

E. Lynn Harris' Invisible Life Is Coming to the Stage

The best-selling novel opens at the Apollo Theater tonight.

August Wilson Documentary The Ground on Which I Stand Premiering on PBS

The film chronicling Wilson's life and work airs at 9 p.m.

Debt-Ridden August Wilson Center Saved by Local Efforts

A group of foundations bought the center for $8.49 million.

This Day in Black History: April 27, 1945

Playwright August Wilson was born in Pittsburgh.