Today is Freedom Day in South Africa: April 27th marks the anniversary of the election held in 1994 when for the first time the Black majority had (...)

At a civil rights demonstration in Washington with Sammy Davis Jr

The actor and civil rights activist Ruby Dee, who has died aged 91, played an important part in the struggle for equality for African Americans, both (...)

Miss Julie has been called many things in her time: “mad”, “crazy”, “wild” and, more recently, “off her head”. Those are just a few of the adjectives,(...)