By Souleo When most travelers go on vacation it is to relax and unwind. However for Chetachi Ecton traveling to resorts throughout the world proved more taxing than relaxing. It Continue Reading →
By Souleo For his latest album, R&B veteran, Will Downing decided to flip the lyric. On Black Pearls listeners will find the crooner covering a staple of songs made famous Continue Reading →
By Souleo African art is sweeping through the mainstream art world as noted in recent examples from the Brooklyn Museum’s Disguise: Masks and Global African Art to the Philadelphia Museum Continue Reading →
By Souleo If you don’t remember just how successful and influential a cappella group, Take 6 is, well, that’s okay. They’re ready to serve a reminder with their new release, Continue Reading →
By Souleo Angélique Kidjo is used to being in front of the camera. After all just this past February she appeared on the Grammy stage to accept her third honor Continue Reading →
By Souleo Leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X occupy a permanent space within the black historical narrative.
By Souleo 1992 was a pivotal year for R&B groups, SWV (Sisters With Voices) and Silk, respectively. Both released their debut albums that year to critical and commercial success.
By Souleo Growing up after the civil rights movement removed executive producer of WORLD Channel, Chris Hastings from any firsthand experiences of that era.
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By Souleo Since one of the earliest known buttons found at Mohenjo Daro in the Indus Valley (now Pakistan) nearly 5000 years ago, buttons have gone from being ornaments to Continue Reading →
By Souleo Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, and Kem have all been booked to sing at weddings at some point in their careers. So why are professional wedding singers often Continue Reading →
By Souleo Woodie King, Jr., producing director of New Federal Theatre, was immediately concerned after Tonya Pinkins publicly challenged a Classic Stage Company production of Mother Courage and Her Children Continue Reading →
By Souleo Veteran singer, Regina Belle is freer than she’s ever felt before. Known for her ‘80s and ‘90s R&B hits (“Make It Like It Was, “Baby Come to Me,” Continue Reading →
By Souleo If African-Americans engage with more media content than any other group, then why aren’t they equally represented behind the scenes as content creators? It is a complicated question Continue Reading →
By Souleo Soul singer-songwriter, Angie Stone has an unshakeable faith in herself, in love and in the power of dreams and music. But over the past year that faith has Continue Reading →
The walls at Rush Arts Galleries are expanding beyond New York City and into Philadelphia, PA. The news was delivered during the fourth annual Gold Rush Awards held this past Continue Reading →
By Souleo Much has been stated about television’s lack of diversity and perceived gains in tackling that issue with black actors at the forefront of successful shows…
By Souleo While the jazz-fueled heyday of the Harlem Renaissance era has long since played its last note, there are a few places in the historic ‘Black Mecca’ that continue Continue Reading →
By Souleo Visual artist, David Shrobe wishes that during his childhood in Harlem he had his own local children’s museum. As a fourth generation Harlemite he is finally seeing that Continue Reading →
By Souleo Earlier this month TV personality, Sheryl Underwood (The Talk) felt compelled to apologize for negative remarks she made about kinky hair in September 2013.
Is the mainstream media visibility of transgender women such as Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner a passing fad or not? It is a question that causes Bionka to pause and Continue Reading →
As diversity becomes the buzzword across all industries, New York Fashion Week (NYFW) is no exception.
By Souleo To tell the story of the Black Panther Party is to explore race, economic inequality, political corruption, violence, police brutality, the politics of style, betrayal and hope.
By Souleo We see them everywhere—in commercials, on billboards and the clothes we wear. In a media saturated world logos and icons have penetrated every facet of our subconscious.
By Souleo 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 Continue Reading →