museums

Lyft is offering free rides to Black-owned businesses, Black museums and other cultural institutions for Black History Month.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A new museum in the works for Nashville will aim to expand the public’s idea of what makes the town Music City. The National Museum of African American Music may sound counterintuitive for a city most closely associated with country music, a genre dominated by white performers. But supporters of the new […]

NEW YORK — This past Monday, the Dance Theater of Harlem held its Inaugural Vision Gala at Lincoln Center. The gala was hosted by actress, author and former dancer Victoria Rowell. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Next Generation Fund for scholarships and financial aid to students at the Dance Theatre of Harlem School. […]

NEW YORK (AP) — There have been books dedicated to rap history, biographies, hip-hop portraits, fiction, legendary feuds, dancing and more. But with the massive new hardcover book “Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey,” Editor-in-Chief Jordan Sommers believes he’s come up with a definitive historical look that chronicles its milestones, legends, music and culture that is unique […]

From Time.com: Did someone sabotage the Egyptian king’s mummy to hide his less-than endowed genitalia? A new report from The New Scientist presents the possibility of a anatomical conspiracy.

NEW YORK — New York City is planning to build a new home for the National Jazz Museum in Harlem across the street from the legendary Apollo Theater.

From the Wall Street Journal: The organizers of the embryonic National Museum of Hip-Hop want to honor one of the most vibrant American art forms to emerge since jazz. But at a coming-out fundraiser last month, they found themselves the targets of a boycott announced by legendary rapper and New York native KRS-One—the project’s most […]