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The Self-Sabotaging Factor of Social Media

As I catch up with my teenage sister over lunch, our sushi arrives to the table.  Yearning for a piece of sashimi, I reach for my chopsticks.  Suddenly, my sister puts her hands up and yells, “Stop!”  Was there something […]

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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: Bettye LaVette—A ‘Worthy’ Soul Great

It’s been a long time coming! Renowned songstress Bettye LaVette is starting a new chapter of her career with her latest album, Worthy.

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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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George Duke’s 10 Best Songs

George Duke was one of music's most loved and respected keyboard players, writers, arrangers and producers. His multi-faceted talent

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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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Profile: Cuba Gooding, Sr.

Everybody plays the fool sometime, but not Cuba Gooding. Currently appearing in a successful national tour, Cuba Gooding is

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On the “A” w/Souleo

Big Freedia’s Reality TV Series Doubles as Therapy and LGBT Advocacy Platform

Some people pursue therapy in a private and traditional sense: a licensed

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Black Eyed Peas: Good Soul Food

Soul food comes in many edible and audible forms. Black-eyed peas, a staple in the African American-centric culinary genre, are said to be good

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Harlem Nights’

Whenever you have three legendary comedians in one motion picture, it’s bound to not only be funny but also a classic.  Harlem Nights is



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