Hamilton

The president and Mrs. Obama have shown their love for black art (and artists)—from poetry and spoken word to actors and singers— throughout this most historic presidency.

Hamilton cast member Brandon Victor Dixon asked the audience on Friday to refrain from booing the vice president-elect, but offered him strong words of advice about governing the nation.

African-Americans in Ohio and Pennsylvania aren’t here for Donald Trump. According to a recent poll, zero percent of Blacks in those states said they would vote for Trump over Hillary Clinton. The poll, conducted by NBC News, The Wall Street Journal, and Marist, showed that 88 percent of the 848 Black voters from Ohio who […]

The Tony Awards set the bar for diversity on Sunday evening as several actors and actresses of color were recognized for their work; a major difference from the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that ensued earlier this year. For the first time in the ceremony’s history, four musical acting awards were nabbed by Black actors. Broadway hit show […]

"It is a tremendous honor to even be considered for this very prestigious award," said Miranda in a statement. "To win today for Hamilton is beyond my wildest dreams."

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice and the city of Newark, New Jersey reached an agreement to address the use of excessive force and prejudiced policing tactics.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, star of the hip-hop-inspired Broadway play Hamilton, brought his rhymes with him during a visit to the White House on Monday

'Hamilton' creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda and other cast members will head to Washington D.C. to speak at one of Michelle Obama’s student workshops.

Next week, First Lady Michelle Obama will host the multicultural cast of the hip-hopera.