Review: Arizona Theatre Company Presents “Master Harold … and the Boys”

Review submitted by Jonathan Tease Recently (February 2020), I had the pleasure of seeing “Master Harold…” and the Boys at the Herberger Theater Center in downtown Phoenix. The show runs through March 1 and I highly recommend going to see it while you can. Prior to...

Still Marching: From Suffrage to #MeToo at Arizona Heritage Center – Exhibit on Display March-December 2020

Arizona Historical Society presents Still Marching: From Suffrage to #MeToo Arizona Heritage Center 1300 N. College Ave. Tempe, AZ 85281 Experience the struggles, triumphs, and resilience of Arizona women in their journey to affect change. From early twentieth-century suffrage...

Civil Rights Leader Dr. Warren Stewart, Sr. Says It’s Time to Support The Dream with Action

Story submitted by Jonathan Tease for PhxSoul.com Dr. Warren Stewart, Sr. is the senior pastor at First Institutional Baptist Church (FIBC) in downtown Phoenix. During the late ’80s and early ’90s, Dr. Stewart leveraged his connection to the community to help lead and organize...

Shawn E. Gear Elected President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Delta Beta Omega Chapter

PHOENIX – The members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Delta Beta Omega Chapter elected Shawn E. Gear to be their new President. Gear, the former first Vice-President and Programs Chair for the last three terms, ran unopposed and will begin her two-year term effective January...

Where Do Black People Live in the Phoenix Area?

A lot of out-of-towners have asked me about diversity and the best places to live in Phoenix. They basically want to know Where Do Black People Live in the Phoenix Area?! Some people want to know if the Valley of the Sun has an All-Black Neighborhood. The answer is No. Black...

Charlene Tarver Announces Candidacy for Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board

Charlene Tarver recently announced her campaign for Maricopa County Community Colleges Governing Board (District 5). Charlene Tarver is seeking to become the second African American and the first African American woman to serve on the Maricopa County Community Colleges Governing...

Go Experience “Congo Masks and Music: Masterpieces from Central Africa” at Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix

On November 8, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Phoenix opened one of its most stunning exhibits – Congo Masks and Music: Masterpieces from Central Africa. More than 150 stunning and rare masks, instruments, and costumes from the late 1800s to early 1900s are...

Phoenix Alphas Bring 43 Arizona Teens to the South for 2019 HBCU Tour

Submitted by George Charles III “Vision without faith creates an identity crisis.” What started out as a conversation among members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. became the talking point to a reality of a vision seen through eyes of one who believed what seemed impossible...