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Grammy-winning Ellington School alum Ben Williams uses art as form of protest

The 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike was the last protest the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. orchestrated before his assassination April 4 of that year, and their slogan was, “I AM A MAN.”  More than 50 years later, Grammy-winning…

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Morgan Freeman Introduces Duke Ellington’s Radical Elite Show Band | 2019 Mark Twain Prize

An outstanding lineup of entertainers gathered in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall to salute Dave Chappelle, recipient of the 22nd annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on October 27, 2019. The Prize, which is named to honor one of…

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