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Daily Meditation: Exodus

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.29.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Remembering Coral Gardens: Rastas Wanted Dead or Alive

Suzanne Persard | Posted 04.13.2015 | World
Suzanne Persard

In the red, green, and gold posters adorning college dorm rooms and the global image exported about Rastafarianism, a narrative of the horrific incidents of 52 years ago is lost.

Obama Visits Bob Marley Museum

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama made an unannounced stop at the Bob Marley Museum in Kingston, Jamaica, taking a brief tour of the museum late Wednesday evenin...

'Emancipate Yourself From Mental Slavery'

Edie Weinstein | Posted 04.02.2015 | Religion
Edie Weinstein

"Emancipate yourself from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds." -- Bob Marley from "Redemption Song" That powerful line from the cl...

Nick Wing

If The Criminal Justice System Treated Other Music The Way It Treats Rap

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 04.03.2015 | Black Voices

Around the nation, police and prosecutors are using lyrics from rap songs to incriminate suspects and obtain convictions, often in the absence of trad...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Shaggy Is the Real 'Mr. Worldwide'

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.12.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Talk to reggae icon Shaggy for three minutes or less, and you'll realize three things: A) he never stopped making music despite terrestrial radio in the states cutting his airplay B) his charity work will always come first, and C) he doesn't care about "A."

Breathe Easy With Lots of Island Puppy Love in Jamaica!

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.03.2015 | Travel
Wendy Diamond

This island even features award-winning restaurants. Who wouldn't want to bask in all of this culture? The answer is no one! Are pets permitted on the island? Unfortunately not; Jamaica is a rabies free country. Foreign dogs and cats aren't allowed to enter Jamaica unless born and bred in Great Britain, Northern Ireland, or the Republic of Ireland.

Red Baraat's Infectious Bhangra Funk, Pluralistic Message and Its Gaadi of Truth Playing Nationwide

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 04.25.2015 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

If Bob Marley's message of "one love" was an anthem for a previous generation, then Red Baraat's "pluralism" is one for a technologically interconnected world still severely separated by issues like race and economic inequality.

A Gay Man's Comprehensive Guide to Reggae Music

David Munk | Posted 04.20.2015 | Gay Voices
David Munk

Though it may strike you as something less than shocking coming from an analog, Fosse-loving gay guy like me, but I've never cared much for reggae music. Doesn't everyone like reggae? That said, I do actually like a reggae beat.

Jamaican Senate Says Yes To Marijuana On Bob Marley's Birthday

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.10.2015 | World

Jamaica took one step closer to decriminalizing marijuana and it couldn't have happened on a more fitting day -- the birthday of Jamaican reggae super...

Friday Talking Points -- Live, From the Moon

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Barack Obama is the second Honorable Mention recipient this week, for his impressive public opinion polling on job approval in January. He had his best month (measured by month-to-month improvement) of his entire second term, and the fourth-best month he's ever had as president.

Songs of Freedom: Celebrating Bob Marley on his 70th Birthday

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

In an arc stretching from Kingston, Jamaica, to Birmingham, England, our photographers captured many special moments with the reggae master Bob Marley, born 70 years ago this Feb. 6th.

On Bob Marley's Birthday, A Look At What He Had To Say About Government Opposition To Weed

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics

Reggae superstar Bob Marley would have turned 70 years old on Friday. People around the world are celebrating the impact Marley made in his 36 year...

Friday Talking Points -- Nous Sommes Charlie Hebdo

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.11.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Je suis Charlie Hebdo. In fact, let's go even further: Nous sommes Charlie Hebdo. Because we are all Charlie, this week. However, most of the American media cravenly allowed the terrorists to dictate their editorial policy this week, which is truly disappointing.

Reggae Royalty Land Major Fashion Campaign

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.09.2015 | Black Voices

Move over models -- the most unlikely stars are snagging fashion campaigns left and right. First, we squealed with joy after seeing Joan Didion's ...

Light Up the Darkness

Donna Jean Freberg | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Jean Freberg

One of the main shifts for me at this particular time, is that I am not so focused on what I want to 'be' this new year as what I want to 'do' this year. I read a line that really speaks to me about my personal journey in 2015, "It's ACTION that determines who you are, not the other way around."

2-Year-Old Bob Marley Impersonator Proves Every Little Thing Is Gonna Be Alright

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.07.2015 | Parents

Two-year-old Myles Kingston Sadler might be Bob Marley's most adorable and enthusiastic fan. According to his mom Suze Sadler, Myles has been listenin...

Marijuana CEO Maligns Stoner Culture, Then Appropriates Bob Marley

Russ Belville | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Russ Belville

Amazing how much Brendan Kennedy's opinion of Bob Marley has changed when there is millions of dollars to be made on stoner culture. As Marley once said, "The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively."

Matt Ferner

Official Bob Marley Weed Will Be For Sale Next Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business

The family of reggae superstar Bob Marley, whose public embrace of marijuana made him synonymous with cannabis culture, has joined a private equity fi...

A Conversation With Derrick Adams

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

In September, "Derrick Adams: Live and in Color," opened at the Tilton Gallery in Manhattan. I sat down with Adams in Brooklyn, to talk about his work and career trajectory.

AKW's Upcoming EP, and "Acoustic Nights" at House of Blues Demonstrates That Live Music can Survive alongside EDM

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

A recent evening out on LA's famous Sunset Strip at hip new lounge Vaucluse, saw eclectic pop trio AKW play their fusion of acoustic, and ambient pop-rock in front of a trippy mural of Hollywood legend, Charlie Chaplin.

Liam Bailey: The Song Remains The Same

Craig Carpenter | Posted 10.14.2014 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

The distance from Nottingham, England to New York City's Central Park is roughly 3,383 miles. As with many UK born artists, the time zones and ocean divide hasn't prevented singer-songwriter Liam Bailey from making himself at home within the American convention of blues and rock and roll.

#AOLBUILD Receives Ziggy Marley Moderated by @MARCLAMONTHILL

AOL BUILD | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Watch the AOL BUILD below with Ziggy Marley of the Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, moderated by the Huffington Post Li...

Top Chef Daniel Humm Collects Pop Stars and Michelin Stars

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

For Eleven Madison Park, Chef Humm selected classic Miles Davis prints ("so cool, fresh, innovative and collaborative"), while the more raucous Rolling Stones photos preside at NoMad, which he calls "our looser, louder sibling."

Maxi Priest Hits His Groove at B.B. King's Blues Club

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

At age 53, 26 years after his career began, his dreads are almost floor-length (the ladies were pulling on them all night), his face is fuller and he has over two decades of hits to sing.