The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014.
By United Press International

Michelle Obama entertains other first ladies at Harlem museum

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Michelle Obama entertained first ladies from around the world Tuesday at the Studio Museum in New York's Harlem neighborhood.
Dule Hill to star in 'After Midnight' on Broadway this fall

Dule Hill to star in 'After Midnight' on Broadway this fall

NEW YORK, July 24 (UPI) -- Dule Hill is to co-star with Fantasia in the Broadway musical "After Midnight," producers said Wednesday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday Feb. 1, 2013.
By United Press International

'The One and Only Ivan' wins American Library Association's Newbery Award

SEATTLE, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- "The One and Only Ivan," written by Katherine Applegate, is the 2013 Newbery Medal winner, the American Library Association announced Monday in Seattle.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday Feb. 1, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 1, 2008.
By United Press International

'Black Nativity' to open in NYC

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The Classical Theatre of Harlem's adaptation of Langston Hughes' gospel song play, "Black Nativity," is set to open in New York.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007.
By United Press International

Museum slated for black history collection

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles librarian has left behind books, films and documents that are being called one of the finest collections of African-American memorabilia.

California to include gays in school texts

SACRAMENTO, May 12 (UPI) -- The California Senate has voted to require that historical contributions of homosexuals be taught in state schools and included in textbooks. Apparently the first legislation of its kind nationwide, the bill passed the state Senate 22-15 Thursday, with al

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2006 with 333 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2005 with 333 to follow.
By United Press International

Feature: The 'N' word gets its own show

LOS ANGELES, June 29 (UPI) -- The "N" word, long banished from polite conversation, remains a subject of fascination in American culture, and a new Trio cable network documentary takes a fra
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2004 with 334 to follow.
By United Press International

Jazzman Felton swings between eras

Some musicians see huge gaps between modern mainstream jazz and the Swing Era jazz that was America's pop music before, during and after World War II.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Lost generation of black artists re-found

NEW YORK, March 24 (UPI) -- A Metropolitan Museum show of prints and some other works of art by blacks who were active during the Great Depression and World War II is generating interest i

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

This Sunday San Antonio's Gemini Ink will present a Reader's Theater piece, "Black and Blue," in honor of Black History Month.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2003 with 333 to follow.
By United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

The White House has postponed a literary symposium after numerous poets said they would use the event to speak out against war with Iraq.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Chicago Defender newspaper sold

CHICAGO, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The long-awaited sale of the Chicago Defender, the nation's oldest and only black-owned daily newspaper, has been finalized after five years of court battles, r


PAT NASON and DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Of Human Interest: News lite

North Carolina has a shortage of pharmacists, especially in rural counties, say researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

'Little Ham' sets Langston Hughes to music

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- "Little Ham," a new Off Broadway musical that tells how a Harlem neighborhood got rid of the mob-run numbers racket in the 1930s, is a lively, endearing show in

The look of one America

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- In years past, the Labor Day weekend was a time of easy celebration of Americans' work ethic and, simultaneously, the pursuit of that one last weekend of summer
HUGH PRICE, A UPI Outside view commentary
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