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On what would have been Billie Holiday's 100th birthday, Cassandra Wilson is releasing a new album, Coming Forth by Day, her take on the jazz great's songs. Wilson talks to ESSENCE about honoring the legend.ESSENCE: Is it challenging to reinterpret Holiday's works?CASSANDRA WILSON: I deal with it like I'm trying [...]
Fri, Jul 03, 2015 12:35 pm
Source: Essence
A man nearly lost his life after a woman offered to give him a massage. According NBC 10 in Philadelphia, the Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, resident decided to let Christina Leach into his home after she convinced him that she could provide him with a relaxing evening. Once Leach, 27, was [...]
Tue, May 26, 2015 7:24 am
Source: Rolling Out
Lenny Kravitz is a rock god who can belt out songs or stroll the New York City streets wearing the most outrageous outfits, and we'd still bow down. His cool factor makes us question everything about the way we get dressed. No man or woman can pull off accessories quite [...]
Tue, May 26, 2015 7:00 am
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Young, creative and socially savvy artists and entrepreneurs who are African or of African descent are finding unique and innovative ways to express their worldview. They're called Afropolitans, and they're making major moves in several fields—from fashion to technology to film—and starting to get the recognition they deserve. Get familiar [...]
Tue, May 26, 2015 3:00 am
Source: The Root
Did you wake up this morning feeling a few pounds heavier than the night before, yet have no clue how this happened? Well, chances are you didn't gain an ounce. You're probably just bloated. So stop blaming your scale for playing tricks on you and try one simple trick: Ditch [...]
Tue, May 26, 2015 3:00 am
Source: The Root
In all fairness, the Thai police officer was absolutely right for approaching the swing set and telling Stephanie Stew's friend—a grown woman in her 30s—to get off the swing. [...]
Tue, May 26, 2015 3:00 am
Source: The Root
Four years ago, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame brought together Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Fats Domino and Jerry Lee Lewis for a historic group interview. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may [...]
Tue, May 26, 2015 2:34 am
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
“Love & Hip Hop's” couple Yandy Smith and Mendeecees Harris tied the knot at Weylin B. Seymour's, formerly the Williamsburgh Savings Bank headquarters, located at Broadway and Driggs Avenue in Brooklyn. They said “I do” on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015 during a live taping, which aired on VH1. [...]
Mon, May 25, 2015 11:58 pm
Source: Rolling Out
“Love & Hip Hop's” couple Yandy Smith and Mendeecees Harris tied the knot at Weylin B. Seymour's, formerly the Williamsburgh Savings Bank headquarters, located at Broadway and Driggs Avenue in Brooklyn. They said “I do” on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015 during a live taping, which aired on VH1. [...]
Mon, May 25, 2015 11:58 pm
Source: Rolling Out
Now that another killer cop has been acquitted in Cleveland, I'll get straight to the point and answer the question posed by the title of this post about Baltimore's Freddie Gray with a single word: No. To be sure, on May 21, six police officers were indicted on a [...]
Mon, May 25, 2015 10:42 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, a senior federal law enforcement official said Monday. The official was not authorized to speak publicly of the settlement ahead of [...]
Mon, May 25, 2015 7:29 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Whether someone emails us an “Ask the DUO” question on our website, during a client interview or interacting with great folks we meet on our book tour, one question that's regularly posed to us is, “If I'm starting over again, when is it a good time to introduce my children [...]
Mon, May 25, 2015 6:47 pm
Source: Essence
While Memorial Day festivities are officially over, it's a subtle reminder that sunscreen season is here. Recently the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology stating that many women still aren't wearing sunscreen on their face.The findings reveal [...]
Mon, May 25, 2015 6:44 pm
Source: Essence
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's final days are accusing King's two closest aides of poisoning him. Daughters Karen Williams and Patty King allege in documents provided by their lawyer to The Associated Press that King's business manager, LaVerne Toney, and [...]
Mon, May 25, 2015 4:41 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Sometimes the present can define the past or at the very least offer a better way to understand it. The recent political campaign #BlackLivesMatters has in the span of three short words been able to articulate a claim that I tried to make in my book of over 100,000 [...]
Mon, May 25, 2015 4:01 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Sometimes the present can define the past or at the very least offer a better way to understand it. The recent political campaign #BlackLivesMatters has in the span of three short words been able to articulate a claim that I tried to make in my book of over 100,000 [...]
Mon, May 25, 2015 4:01 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
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In my last article I shared some food for thought if you're holding down a side hustle and a full-time job at the same time. However, if you've decided to go all in and leave corporate America immeditaly to pursue your entrepreneurial dreams, then this post is for you. Throughout my [...]
Mon, May 25, 2015 3:30 pm
Source: Jet
While finishing my dissertation at Princeton, I had the distinct pleasure of taking a seminar with John Nash. If you've read the book or seen the movie, A Beautiful Mind, you'll know that Nash suffered from schizophrenia and this seminar was one of his first appearances since having brought that [...]
Mon, May 25, 2015 3:04 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
While giving the commencement address at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, on Monday, first lady Michelle Obama encouraged students to get involved in civic life and "run to, and not away from, the noise." "Today, I want to urge you to actively seek out the most contentious, polarized, gridlocked places you [...]
Mon, May 25, 2015 2:17 pm
Source: Huffington Post BlackVoices
Ray McDonald, Chicago Bears defensive lineman was arrested in Santa Clara, California allegedly for domestic violence and possible child endangerment. This past year, McDonald was accused of domestic violence and sexual assault, but was never charged. It resulted in him being cut from the San Francisco 49ers. His name was [...]
Mon, May 25, 2015 2:01 pm
Source: Rolling Out

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