• 15-Year-Old Girl Kalana Johnson Missing For Over A Week After Traveling To Atlanta

    30 days ago - By Essence

    Photo via Facebook By Malaika Jabali · Updated October 27, 2021 Kalana Johnson, a 15-year-old girl from Georgia arrived in Atlanta on a bus over a week ago to visit friends. She has not been heard from since. Authorities believe she took a bus from Augusta to Forsyth St. in Atlanta, a local news outlet reports. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office reports that Kalana was last seen around 2:00 am on October 18 at the Holiday Inn Express visiting family in Augusta. Authorities say she was wearing a pair of green jogging pants, a black T-shirt with a green logo, and black/white Nike tennis...
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  • 3 Years After The Passing Of Ntozake Shange, ‘For Colored Girls' Is Coming Back To Broadway

    3 Years After The Passing Of Ntozake Shange, ‘For Colored Girls' Is Coming Back To Broadway

    1 month ago - By Essence

    By Keyaira Boone · Updated October 27, 2021 The seminal play for colored girls...who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf will return to Broadway in spring 2022. The production is being directed and choreographed by Tony Award-nominee Camille A. Brown. Her previous credits include Choir Boy, Once On This Island, A Streetcar Named Desire and Jesus Christ Superstar Live on NBC. This will be the very first time that the iconic play will be revived on Broadway since its initial debut at the Booth Theatre in 1976, though the play's popularity has led to a number of off-Broadway...
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