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Hattie's Come Home

THE ACADEMY AND ACADEMY MUSEUM OF MOTION PICTURES TO PRESENT HOWARD UNIVERSITY A REPLACEMENT OF HATTIE MCDANIEL’S BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS ACADEMY AWARD® Hattie McDaniel was the First Black Person to Be Nominated for and Win an Academy Award Howard University to Host “Hattie’s Come Home” Ceremony on October 1 Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 2023—The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced today the Academy will gift to the Howard University Chadwick A. Read the Article

The Department of Theatre Arts Announces its 2023-24 Opening Season Production of RHYME DEFERRED

The setting for this remount production is current day Brooklyn , NY, where the journey of two brothers play out.  Both are rappers but each have their own perspective regarding the industry and world of Hip Hop. It asks the question: "Is hip-hop only about fast cars, available women and flashy clothes? Or is the culture about something deeper, something akin to jazz, spirituals and Shakespeare, a street-savvy, tradition rich portal to the soul?" RHYME DEFERRED by Kamilah Forbes argues for Hip Hop’s higher purpose.  This timely piece is being Directed by alumnus Sideeq Heard

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