Debbie Allen Directs ‘Twist’; Classic Tale to Expose Ravages of Racism

Debbie Allen, actress-director-choreographer extraordinaire, is using her talents to help shed light on what it’s like to be different. She’s the directorial force behind the stage production, Twist: An American Musical, now running at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, Ca.  The musical, written by William F. Brown and Tina Tippit, with music by Tena Clark […]

Michelle Obama Addresses 2011 Spelman Class; Joins Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad as Honorees

The Georgia International Convention Center provided the backdrop for 550 Spelman women to transition from the title “college senior” to “college graduate” on Sunday, May 15, 2011. The 124th Commencement of Spelman College, energized by excited family, friends and faculty from this prestigious institution, not only marked the end of a journey but also of […]

Michelle Obama to Deliver Commencement Address at Spelman

Spelman College announced Friday, March 25, that First Lady Michelle Obama will give the commencement speech to the 2011 graduating class. The ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 15, at 3 pm at the Georgia Convention Center in College Park, Ga. “Having Mrs. Obama as our 2011 commencement speaker is a true honor because […]