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Sweet Soul Sugar Sista

Posted 8 hours ago
The early morning sunrise on the peerless island of Anguilla, my home, always feels like the PM sunshine but with a cool gentle breeze. Free, warm and dancing to its own rhythm it's own sound......the captivating Sounds of Anguilla permeate every aspect of this island paradise. I've used my island as inspiration to birth my art. The way the beautiful Anguillian women dance to the tunes of ...
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Actor Wendell Pierce on Katrina, Art as Activism, Challenging Confederate History, and New Orleans' Future

Posted 6 days ago
Pierce starred in The Wire, Treme, Selma, and will portray Clarence Thomas in an upcoming HBO project His upcoming book The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, A Play, and the City That Would Not Be Broken hits the shelves September 8, 2015

I spoke backstage with Wendell Pierce - most famous for his HBO series roles as Detective Moreland in The Wire and as musician Antoine Baptiste in the Post- ...
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In A Summer Of Protest, Kendrick Lamar Hits The Black Soul The Hardest

Posted 1 week ago
WASHINGTON -- It's been a traumatic year for black people in America. We've been bombarded with deaths -- and thanks to social media, every time another black person is killed for, essentially, being black, we can all take part in the horror, the anger and the grief of people and communities we don't even know. Eric Garner and John Crawford were killed only 23 and four days, respectively ...
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Obama Releases Spotify Playlists

Posted 3 weeks ago
The president's daytime favorites include songs by Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra, Beyonce and Billie Holiday.read more
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Umbria Jazz 2015: 10 Days of Music, Wine and Dance

Posted 1 month ago
Ever since 1978, each time I returned to my most beloved jazz festival, I left with with visions and sounds that are easy to remember.

By its eternal beauty, graceful human spirits and attraction to diverse forms of esthetics in music, Umbria Jazz Festival turns everyone devoted to this art form to move about in the mesmerizing streets of the central town of the region, Perugia, like someone ...
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Pizzarelli revives McCartney obscurities for jazz

Posted 2 months ago
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Paul McCartney will forever be identified with The Beatles, but jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli has attempted on a new album to revive some of the legend's lesser known solo tracks. "'It might be interesting for you to do a few of my songs that are lesser known than some of the others,'" Pizzarelli quoted McCartney as telling him in a letter. Pizzarelli, explaining the album in a ...
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Zoe Kravitz was deemed ‘too urban’ to get an audition for ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Posted 2 months ago
Credit: celebitchy.com
Zoe Kravitz is really morphing into her mom, right? In some of these Nylon Magazine photos, it’s like the second coming of Lisa Bonet. Zoe has been getting some attention this week, because it seems like she has a new boyfriend. A boyfriend NOT named Drake, Chris Pine, Penn Badgley, Mos Def or Michael Fassbender. Her new boyfriend is George Lewis Jr., stage name Twin Shadow. He looks a bit ...
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Zoe Kravitz To Nylon Mag: 'I Don't Want To Play Everyone's Best Friend'

Posted 2 months ago
Credit: justjared.com
Zoe Kravitz dr*pes herself in denim on the August 2015 issue of Nylon magazine.
Check out what the 26-year-old Divergent actress had to share:
On the dynamics of her racial identity: “I identified with white culture, and I wanted to fit in,. I didn’t identify with black culture, like, I didn’t like Tyler Perry movies, and I wasn’t into hip-hop music. I liked Neil Young ...
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Zoe Kravitz Admits She Didn’t Identify With Black Culture & Lost "Batman" Role Because Of Race

Posted 2 months ago
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Zoe Kravitz gets candid about her privileged life growing up with two famous parents rocker Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet. While she seems more in touch with her "ethnic" side nowadays, back then, she says she didn’t identify with black culture...at all. Find out what she said inside….
Imagine growing up and your father is one of the most famous rockers of our time ...
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Welcome To The Dark Side: Zoe Kravitz Admits She Used To Identify More With White Culture “I Had To Un-Brainwash Myself”

Posted 2 months ago
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Zoe Kravitz Struggled With Eating Disorders And Racial Identity
We were thrilled to see our girl Zoe Kravitz on the cover of NYLON Magazine but kind of disappointed to discover that she wasn’t always so comfortable in her own skin.
Check out a few excerpts below:
On the root of her insecurities:
 Growing up as a self-described “chubby, awkward brown girl around a bunch ...
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