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‘Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever’—Recapturing the Moment

Let’s rewind back to the year 1983. It was the night of May 16 during primetime. Most people can recall the exact moment when music and dance changed forever, others can recall the night a “moonwalker” was catapulted into another […]

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The 80s: Peter Gabriel’s ‘So’

Peter Gabriel’s 1986 release So is considered by many to be the album that propelled Gabriel from a longtime cult favorite into a commercial superstar,

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On the “A” w/Souleo

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Is Beyoncé the Tina Turner of This Generation?

It was bound to happen. During her 2005 Kennedy Center Honors performance, megastar singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter revealed there’s not one, but two important women named Tina

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Soul Train History Book: The Fresh Prince Goes on Soul Train

One of the funniest episodes of the classic nineties television sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel Air revolved around a plot of how Uncle Phil proposed

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Q&A: Playwright Crystal L. Bass 

Producer and playwright Crystal L. Bass is an American author, freelance writer, and motivational speaker with a track record of success.  She was born on


Q&A: Run for Justice 

The Run For Justice was created by Ray Mills and Londrelle of the Flawed Foundation, with the purpose of


The 80s: Miles Davis’ ‘Tutu’

In 1986, after his longstanding tenure with Columbia Records, jazz legend and trumpet player extraordinaire Miles Davis recorded his first album for Warner Brothers Records

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A New Creation: ‘Cannon Busters: The Animated Series’

Television animation producer and director LeSean Thomas, best known for his work on the Adult Swim series The Boondocks and Black

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Abby’

Forty years ago, the horror movie The Exorcist had many moviegoers running and screaming out of movie theaters and making appointments to see psychiatrists. I’m

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