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Lizz Wright’s Soul-Searching Journey to her New Album, ‘Freedom & Surrender’ The end of a relationship and a near-death incident are enough to make anyone take a step back. But for singer/songwriter Lizz Wright, those two experiences presented a leap […]

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Avant

On the “A” w/Souleo

Singer Avant Questions the Politics of Today’s Music Industry

Despite 15 years in the music business, R&B singer Avant still wrestles

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On the “A” w/Souleo

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Artist Creates Fictional Television Network to Challenge Mainstream Media’s Portrayal of African Americans

Change the channel.

Teedra Moses (Courtesy of Shanachie Entertainment)

On the “A” w/Souleo

[caption id="attachment_31228" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Teedra Moses (Courtesy of Shanachie Entertainment)[/caption]

Teedra Moses Overcomes Insecurity to Release Sophomore Album Ten Years After Debut

Teedra Moses comes

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On the “A” w/Souleo

The #BlackLivesMatter Movement Inspires New Season of TV One’s ‘Lexus Verses and Flow’

When spoken word poet Rob Gibsun was invited to perform on

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On the “A” w/Souleo

[caption id="attachment_31049" align="aligncenter" width="239"] Diana Ross from Surrender album photo shoot, 1971. Courtesy of photographer Harry Langdon.[/caption]

New Book Positions Obama, Trayvon Martin, and Diana

Fernando Carpaneda, Don't Hit Me No More, 2013

On the “A” w/Souleo

[caption id="attachment_30983" align="aligncenter" width="238"] Fernando Carpaneda, Don't Hit Me No More, 2013. Inspired by "Don't Hit Me No More" recorded by Mable John.[/caption]

Veteran Soul

Nas at Hennessy 250

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[caption id="attachment_30904" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Nas at Hennessy 250[/caption]

Nas Helps Celebrate Hennessy’s 250th Anniversary

Most rappers are known for having an element of bravado, but

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On the “A” w/Souleo

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Emily King Talks the ‘Switch’ in Life and Music

Life’s transitions—both big and small—serve as

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On the “A” w/Souleo

[caption id="attachment_30698" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Gaston Motel (Courtesy of the City of Birmingham).[/caption] Saving the Site of MLK’s ‘War Room’

This year’s list of



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