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The 80s: Pat Benatar ‘Live From Earth’

Trailblazing rocker Pat Benatar was born Patricia Andrzejewski in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Lindenhurst, Long Island. Known worldwide for hit songs such as “We Belong,” “Invincible,” and “Hit Me With Your Best Shot,” the four-time Grammy Award winner […]

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Recap: 2015 CIAA Tournament Wrap Up—A Lot of Soul and ‘Brotherly Love’

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It was a week full of basketball, parties, and loads of entertainment to soothe the

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Classic Soul Album: The Supremes’ ‘Where Did Our Love Go’

Arguably the best female group of all time is the Supremes. Along with the Temptations, the Supremes were one of the top groups on

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Q&A: Martha Jo Black—A Dodger’s Daughter

Baseball season is almost upon us, and when it comes to African Americans and baseball “firsts,” immediately, Jackie Robinson comes to mind. Of course,

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The ‘80s: The Time’s ‘What Time Is It?’

With the exclamation of the phrase “What time is it?,” Morris Day, frontman of the Minneapolis band The Time, kicks off the group’s sophomore

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Inventions by African Americans

It goes without saying that African Americans helped to build and shape this country and civilization. Many know that African Americans were responsible for

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When Music Met Politics: A Black Power Playlist

Black History Month still isn’t over, and while February brings several events–New York Fashion Week, NBA All Star Weekend, The Grammys, The Oscars—I still

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Michael Strahan: From Super Bowl to Superstar

Seriously, the only thing left for Michael Strahan to do it is cut an album, right?

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Music Takes Center Stage at 2015 CIAA Tournament

Things are about to heat up in Charlotte, North Carolina the last week of February. The Queen City is hosting the annual CIAA Tournament,

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Tim Harrell

Hailing from Washington D.C., Tim Harrell was one of the most dapper dancers on Soul Train in the eighties. He had his own individual



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