Nick Cannon’s Spoken Word Poem Targets #OscarsSoWhite (Watch)External Link

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Talib Kweli Calls Out Iggy Azalea For Her Response To Macklemore’s ‘White Privilege 2′External Link


Tower of Power Founder and Trumpeter Mic Gillette Dead at 64External Link


Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dies at 67: chief architect of band’s vocal and instrumental blendExternal Link

CIRCA 1976:  R and B singer Nicholas Caldwell of the R and B band "The Whispers" poses for a portrait in circa 1976. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

In Memoriam:  Nicholas Caldwell, Co-Founder of The Whispers

Nicholas Caldwell, one-fifth of the legendary R&B group The Whispers, passed away on January 5, 2016 at his home in Stockton, California.

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David Bowie, 69, barrier-breaking rock star and actor, has died

David Bowie, the barrier-breaking British rock musician and actor, has died at the age of 69, just days after releasing a critically acclaimed


Natalie Cole dies at 65; ‘Unforgettable’ singer was daughter of legendary Nat King Cole

It isn't easy being the child of an icon, and early in her singing career, Natalie Cole resisted the legacy of her famous father, crooner

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‘AfroPoP’ Documentaries Showcase Transformative Power of Arts and Culture

On the A w/Souleo On January 18, 2016 (MLK Day), AfroPoP: The Ultimate Exchange returns for its eighth season on WORLD Channel with a

Ellis Marsalis performs at Lewis Museum's 10th anniversary gala. Credit Glenwood Jackson Photography.

Baltimore’s Lewis Museum Turns 10 and Looks Ahead in the Aftermath of Protests (On the “A” w/Souleo)

[caption id="attachment_32818" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Ellis Marsalis performs at Lewis Museum's 10th anniversary gala. Credit Glenwood Jackson Photography.[/caption]

2015 has been a year of change, challenges,

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Dynamic Youth Arts Programs Make an Impact Across the Country (On the “A” w/Souleo)

[caption id="attachment_32775" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Good Trade by Dennis RedMoon Darkeem. 2014 Artist-in-Residence at Longwood Laundromat. Courtesy of The Laundromat Project.[/caption]

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