Neo-soul songstress Erykah Badu performs at a taping for VH1 last month in New York. On February 27th, Badu hosted a charity fundraiser to raise money for community outreach programs in her hometown of Dallas. All door and sponsor proceeds from the event, held at Ghostbar, benefited Badu's non-profit organization, B.L.I.N.D., which stands for Beautiful Love Incorporated Non-profit Development. The organization provides community enrichment programs for inner-city youth through music, dance, theatre, visual arts, and the refurbishment of the historic Central Forest Theater. Source: PegasusNews.com
Anika Noni Rose performs as the character 'Maggie' at the March 6th Broadway opening of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Broadhurst Theater in New York. Debbie Allen directs the all star black ensemble that includes Phylicia Rashad as 'Big Mama', Terrance Howard as 'Brick', James Earl Jones as 'Big Daddy' and Giancarlo Esposito as 'Gooper'. The play runs until June 22. Photo credit: Sara Krulwick/NYT
Actors Andre Royo, Dominic West and Michael Kenneth Williams attend the Men's Vogue and Hennessy Celebration of the series finale of HBO's The Wire on March 5, 2008 in New York City.
Great Debaters star and NAACP award winner Jurnee Smollett attends the Great Debaters Screening and Debate at Comcast's Black History Month Event at the Millennium Theatre, February 28, 2008 in Southfield, Michigan.