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AKA Sorority holds summer activities

    AKA Sorority holds summer activities

In above photo:(left to right) Soror Gloria Banks, Ivy Steward, Mary Jenkins, Marie Matthews, and Alma Joyce chat in the food line. (Submitted photo) By Felecia Piggott-Long, Ph.D. Special to The

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Plaintiffs optimistic about decision in N.C. voting rights trial in W-S

    Plaintiffs optimistic about decision in N.C. voting rights trial in W-S

In above photo: Rev. Dr. William Barber gives his closing remarks about the trial that ended July 31. (Photo by Todd Luck) Legal hearing has ended, with a ruling to

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New documentary highlights Selma high school students’ role in voting rights effort

    New documentary highlights Selma high school students’ role in voting rights effort

In above photo: The crowd at the Hanesbrands Theatre. (Photo by Donna Rogers) The 1965 Voting Rights Act was signed into law on Aug. 6, 1965. The movie “Selma” focuses

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Festival opens with revelry, awards and some ‘fireworks’

    Festival opens with revelry, awards and some ‘fireworks’

In above photo: ESOSA (Emilio Sosa) and Idris Goodwin walk down the runway as people who came to see the stars engage them at the 2015 National Black Theatre Festival

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Celebs descend onto ‘Black Theatre Holy Ground’

  Celebs descend onto ‘Black Theatre Holy Ground’

In above photo: Winston-Salem native  Jackee Harry discusses “Black Stars of the Great White Way”. This is Harry’s first time

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NBTF takes first steps toward Hall of Fame and Museum

  NBTF takes first steps toward Hall of Fame and Museum

In above photo: Inside the National Black Theatre Festival Hall of Fame and Museum is an exhibit dedicated to the

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Estate sale starts today at Maya Angelou’s home

  Estate sale starts today at Maya Angelou’s home

In above photo: Maya Angelou Special to The Chronicle Laster’s Fine Art & Antiques will host an estate sale at

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City, businesses welcome Festival and attendees

  City, businesses welcome Festival and attendees

In above photo: Dana Suggs, owner of Body and Soul helps a customer. (Photo by Todd Luck) With more than

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Marvtastic! reflections Longtime festival-goer speaks about NBTF

  Marvtastic! reflections Longtime festival-goer speaks about NBTF

In above photo: Black Rep history author Felecia Piggott-Long congratulates Warren Dell Leggett of Winston-Salem for his humanitarian award at

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Project will do ‘wonderful things’ for W-S

  Project will do ‘wonderful things’ for W-S

In above photo: Vivian Reed presents insights into “An Evening with Vivian Reed” at a press conference on Tuesday, Aug.

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