The Afropunk Festival in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, continues its resurgence from its cancellation because of Hurricane Irene in 2011.
Ms. Swift is like Lucille Ball or Carol Burnett, a heroine triumphing through klutziness.
African-American composers from different eras discuss the role of race in their musical identity and the rarity of orchestral opportunities.
A group representing Croatians in France filed a complaint over a remark Mr. Dylan made in a Rolling Stone interview last year.
Vox Veniae, a 200-person church in Austin, Tex., began as a church for Chinese-Americans but has quickly become multiracial.
Mr. DePreist, one of the few black conductors to achieve international renown, refused to let disability derail his career.
In South Africa, nothing, not even a singing competition, escapes examination under a powerful racial lens.
Protests have greeted the news that the light-skinned actress Zoe Saldana will play the singer Nina Simone.