New Book Examines Stax Records, Race

New Book Examines Stax Records, Race

by Souleo

Stax Records was more than a music machine releasing hits by the likes of Otis Redding and The Staple Singers. According to author… Read More

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‘Soul Survivor’ Survives

[VINTAGE VISION]
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by Michael A. Gonzales

On Monday, Vulture began a week-long series of articles looking back… Read More

Scandalize My Name:<br />
Ava DuVernay on a Gladiator Mission

Scandalize My Name:
Ava DuVernay on a Gladiator Mission

by Nicole Moore

She greets me on the phone with a cool “Hey sis.” Her voice is a calm pool of ease not offering even a hint of the tsunami… Read More

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The Moral Compass of Entertainment
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by Shahida Muhammad

For the past few months, a friend has been trying hard to get me to watch Scandal. Every Thursday as social media lights… Read More

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Is the Pressure for Athletes to Return From Serious Injury Too Much?

[SPORTS NOTES]
Is the Pressure for Athletes to Return From Serious Injury Too Much?

by Jessica Danielle

When the Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose crumpled to the floor in pain that fateful night in April of 2012, we all feared the worse--another… Read More

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OutKast Reuniting?

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OutKast Reuniting? All you OutKast fans get ready for the unicorns, feather-fringe pants, gold grills and jheri curl juice… Read More

Lenny Kravitz Shares His Acting ‘Hunger’ [INTERVIEW]<br />

Lenny Kravitz Shares His Acting ‘Hunger’ [INTERVIEW]

by Kelley L. Carter

Lenny Kravitz has caught the acting bug—believe that. But don’t think for a second that the rocker is giving up the stage… Read More

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Kelly Rowland Engaged?

[BLACK POP DAILY]
Kelly Rowland Engaged?

by Cecily Michelle

Kelly Rowland Engaged?   For… Read More

[SONIC BOOM]<br />
The Week’s Hottest Music<br />

[SONIC BOOM]
The Week’s Hottest Music

by Starrene Rhett Rocque

Solange, “Cash In” This low-key, organ-driven ditty features Solange tapping into the upper register of her… Read More

Idris Elba Discusses Long Walk to Stardom

Idris Elba Discusses Long Walk to Stardom

by Kelley L. Carter

Roughly four years ago, after Idris Elba and I had lunch for the first time, we were approaching the valet stand, and one of the… Read More

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