December 1, 2021

Mind. Body. Soul. - Music Heals the Soul

EBONY proudly presents Mind, Body, Soul sponsored by smartwater on December 1st for a discussion on how Music Heals The Soul with hosts Kainon Jasper and Dr. Kendell Jasper with special guest R&B Recording Artist Lucky Daye.


Kainan Jasper, Dr. Kendall Jasper – Host
Lucky Daye – Featured Guest


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Joe Morton On FOX’s ‘Our Kind of People,’ Black Wealth and That Iconic ‘A Different World’ Wedding Scene

Actor Joe Morton may be most famously known as the diabolical dad to Olivia Pope on ‘Scandal’. His latest role is in ‘Our Kind Of People’ as the wealth and legacy building father, Teddy Franklin. In this interview with EBONY contributor Danielle Young, Morton shares his thoughts on the history of Black family wealth, why his character is a role he cherishes, and gives us the lowdown on ‘Inside the Black Box,’ a new show that he’s developing and more.

When it comes to curating a live performance, H.E.R. is one of the best performers in music. At any given moment, the accomplished musician can be seen playing the acoustic guitar, the electric guitar, the bass, or the keys. EBONY caught up with the star at her  recent Apollo Theater performance and discussed the venue’s magic, why it’s important for her to use her voice to address the issues of our community, and whether she’ll be dropping a Christmas album soon.

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