Motown

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The Temptations Musical Nominated for 12 Tony Awards

“Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations” is up for Best Musical, Screenplay, Director and acting awards.

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Jamie Foxx to Produce Series on Marvin Gaye

No word yet on who will portray the Motown icon.

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Diana Ross, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Among 21 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

Several changemakers of color past and present will receive the nation’s highest civilian honor during a ceremony on November 22.

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Stevie Wonder Describes Racist Incident, Perseverance in New Animated Short

Stevie Wonder in the new video from PBS: “I’ve never accepted stupidity and ignorance as making me then determine how good I was or how less I was.”

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Audra McDonald, Sandra Cisneros Among National Medals of Arts and Humanities Awardees of Color

President Barack Obama awarded the medals to numerous arts and humanities luminaries during a ceremony at the White House. 

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Smokey Robinson To Receive Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

The Motown legend is the award’s second Black recipient after Stevie Wonder

#TBT: The Supremes Become The First All-Woman Group To Top Billboard 200

On this day in 1966, ”The Supremes A’ Go-Go” knocked The Beatles’ “Revolver” off the top of the Billboard 200. Celebrate with the album’s two classic singles. 

There's Going to Be a Tammi Terrell Biopic!

Kat Graham will star in the film about the Marvin Gaye collaborator who died young. 

'Motown the Musical' Had Its Best Week Ever

The show set a new box office record.