Malian Musicians Fight Ban on Music in New Documentary

On the “A” w/Souleo There’s no place like home, even when home is being run by Islamic jihadists enforcing extreme interpretations of Shariah law. Such was the surprising sentiment that director Johanna Schwartz found herself exploring while shooting the documentary, […]

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Angélique Kidjo Challenges Media Sensationalism with New Anchor Role

On the “A” w/Souleo

Singer, songwriter, and activist Angélique Kidjo is used to being in front of the

Outlaw Clothesline by Yasmin Hernandez, 2014

FUSION NY’s Armory Week Includes Talks on Diversity and Basquiat

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Identity politics within the art world was one of the central

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‘Dreaming of Kin’ Explores the Black Family Narrative

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On the “A” w/Souleo

Leaders such as Martin Luther King

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R&B Groups SWV and Silk Navigate Ageism and Music Politics

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1992 was a pivotal year for R&B groups SWV (Sisters With Voices) and Silk, as both released their debut albums

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Sandra Bland Inspires Kimberly Mayhorn’s New Exhibit

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On the “A” w/Souleo

Upon learning of the death of Sandra Bland, visual artist

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A Fresh Perspective on the Groundbreaking Civil Rights Doc ‘Eyes on the Prize’

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Growing up after the civil rights movement removed Chris Hastings, executive producer of WORLD Channel, from

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Three Opportunities to Support Great Causes

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Got a few extra dollars to spare? From a soul music fan’s dream

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Visual Artists are ‘Pushing Buttons’ in More Ways than One

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On the “A” w/Souleo

Since one of the earliest known buttons found at Mohenjo Daro in the

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Dannis Winston Aims to Go from Wedding Singer to Recording Artist

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On the “A” w/Souleo

Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, and Kem have all been booked



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