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The 30th Anniversary of “We Are the World”

The evening of January 28, 1985 was a historic night in music, as many of the top recording stars got together to record a charity song to benefit the famine victims in Africa. The song was titled “We Are the […]

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The 80s: The 30th Anniversary of ‘King Of Rock’

When the needle dropped on RUN-D.M.C.’s sophomore release, King Of Rock, back in January 1985, it was obvious that the trio of Joseph Simmons,

Celebration Of Life With TV One's R&B Divas LA

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Lil’ Mo and Michel’le Preview a Drama-Filled Third Season of ‘R&B Divas: LA’

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Q&A: Frank E. Brady & The Future Project

[caption id="attachment_28772" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Frank E. Brady[/caption] Frank E. Brady is an award winning spoken word artist, director, educator, and dynamic entertainer. Frank has been featured

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Soul Retrospective: The Family

The Family is one of the most interesting and enduring acts to come from Prince's musical stable. Unbeknownst to many, a few members of The

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: In Memoriam—Barbara Scott

Barbara Scott was one of the sexiest and most provocative dancers in Soul Train’s history. From the late eighties to the early nineties, her bright-eyed

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Profile: Hermene Hartman and the 25th Anniversary of ’N’DIGO Magapaper’

Hermene Hartman proudly celebrated her 25th anniversary as publisher/editor-in-chief of N’DIGO Magapaper.  Founded in December 1989, N’DIGO is a lifestyle publication

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The ‘80s: Howard Jones’ ‘Dream Into Action’

Howard Jones was no stranger to the charts when he released his second album Dream Into Action in 1985.  His debut release one year earlier,

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Tribute: Moni Rashad—MoniMental Woman

The late Monica Lynn Thomas (1964-2012), aka Moni Rashad, was a phenomenal and monumental African American woman.  She was a writer, poet, activist, author, actor,

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Q&A: Edward Lewis–‘The Man from Essence: Creating a Magazine for Black Women’

[caption id="attachment_28659" align="aligncenter" width="198"] Edward Lewis 'The Man from Essence' book cover[/caption] In 1969, four African American men came together with the idea to build a



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