Check out some of the most celebrated books to offer insight into the broad range of the African American experience in the United States.
An exhibit titled 'American Cool' has compiled photos of Elvis Presley, Ernest Hemingway, and Madonna, among others.
Take a quick peak at some of the most exciting movies scheduled for release over the next few months – all based on books.
National Book Award winner Colum McCann delivers one of the more beautifully written novels of the year.
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj come to 'American Idol,' 'Downton Abbey' returns for a new season and other TV shows to check out this winter.
Daniel Cavicchi takes a detailed look at 19th-century music consumers.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, the veteran civil rights leader and host of "Politics Daily" on MSNBC, is expected to call for an escalation of protests and economic sanctions until the man who shot teenager Trayvon Martin is arrested.
Black History Month is the annual celebration of the struggles, achievements and overall contribution African-Americans have made to the US.
Forgotten hero – or crazed fanatic? Journalist Tony Horwitz reexamines the story of John Brown and his raid on Harpers Ferry.