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Does Diction Reflect Conviction?

Michael Sigman | Posted 03.30.2012 | Home
Michael Sigman

Occupy! was the 2011 Word of the Year according to the American Dialect Society. Did Americans sober up in 2011, or do we simply prefer to alternate between heaviosity and levity?

Occupy Your Choice to Make a Difference

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
Denise M. Wilbanks

I believe the current times are forcing our hand to burn the candle from both ends, a common phrase that signifies one must work double-time from two ends of the same spectrum.

Court: Ex-Con Can Sue Prison Officer Over Sheared Dreadlocks

AP | Posted 03.15.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Dreadlocks, Bob Marley and an unwanted haircut. Those are the unlikely subjects of an opinion issued on Friday by the 7th U.S. Circui...

Lullaby... and the Cradle Will Rock

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.12.2012 | Parents
Jon Chattman

Having a child shouldn't mean your musical taste should lose its flavor. You shouldn't have to subject yourself and your baby to listening solely to Raffi, Barney and Disney tracks 24/7.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: The Kooks' Show Us Their "Junk"

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
Jon Chattman

The Kooks' "Junk of the Heart" is a catchy throwback song about -- I think anyway -- a guy who wants to show the world to the girl he loves -- assuming she's as in to him as he is to her.

Bob Marley's Half Brother: I Can Use Reggae Legend's Name

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 02.07.2012 | Black Voices

MIAMI — The half-brother of reggae legend Bob Marley said Thursday he will fight a lawsuit that seeks to stop him from using Marley's name and i...

Bob Marley's Family Feud

AP | By CURT ANDERSON | Posted 12.02.2011 | Black Voices

MIAMI -- A feud has erupted within the first family of reggae, with the widow and nine children of Bob Marley suing his half brother to stop use of th...

Meeting the YouTube Sensation Captain Crazy at 9 Mile, Jamaica

Alex Budman | Posted 02.01.2012 | Home
Alex Budman

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NYC Was Broke In The 70's, But Had A Rich Music HIstory

AP | By MICHAEL HILL | Posted 11.14.2011 | New York

-- "Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York That Changed Music Forever" (Faber and Faber), by Will Hermes: New York City might have be...

WATCH: Bob Marley's Sons Carry On Dad's Dreams For Peace And Charity

Posted 12.28.2011 | Impact

Bob Marley's sons are determined to carry on their father's legacy to "harmonize humanity" according to 1Love.org. Rohan and Julian Marley, along...

Here's Occupy Wall Street's "One Demand": Sanity

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The fact that the movement doesn't make demands of Wall Street -- or Washington, for that matter -- doesn't mean it doesn't have demands. It does, but they're not directed at Wall Street, or K Street, or Pennsylvania Avenue. They're directed at you.

A Tribute to John Martyn

Joseph Vella | Posted 11.08.2011 | Arts
Joseph Vella

A great new double CD set has just been released celebrating the unsung musical genius of the late John Martyn called Johnny Boy Would Love This...A Tribute to John Martyn.

Dog Ears Music: Don't Have To Go To Work Today (Unless You Do) Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 11.02.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by The Black Eyed Peas, Matt Elliott, Bob Marley, Dinah Washington, and more.

Kryptonite's 20th Anniversary: Chatting with Spin Doctors' Chris Barron Plus Keb Mo and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.07.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Just a Juggalo: Chatting with Insane Clown Posse, Plus Audio Fidelity's Marshall Blonstein and N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.27.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Toronto Entrepreneur Oversees Major Brands Including Marilyn Monroe

The Canadian Press | Neil Davidson | Posted 07.24.2011 | Home

TORONTO (CP) - Marilyn Monroe, Bob Marley and mixed martial arts seem like a strange mix but Jamie Salter sees all three as blue-chip investments. ...

Bob Marley: The Legend Lives

Posted 07.11.2011 | Entertainment

Today marks the 30th anniversary of Bob Marley's death. The legendary reggae musician died of cancer in a hospital in Miami on May 11, 1981, at the...

Lauryn Hill Performs At New Orleans Jazz Fest To Mixed Reviews

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 07.08.2011 | Arts

NEW ORLEANS -- In a rare appearance, Lauryn Hill commanded a stage Saturday at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival as thousands of spectators loo...

A-List Moms Team with Starbucks to Ensure "Every Mother Counts"

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 06.12.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Christy Turlington hopes the "Every Mother Counts" CD -- and her advocacy initiative of the same name -- will bring attention to maternal health issues in the weeks leading up to Mother's Day.

The Missing Piece in the Battle for U.S. Democracy

Bruce E. Levine | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics
Bruce E. Levine

In America, "corporatocracy" has transformed into something closer to democracy. We must acknowledge the reality that for millions of Americans, subjugation has in fact resulted in mental slavery.

Togetherness Supreme: Kenyan Youth, Hipness and Hope on Screen

Ruth Starkman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ruth Starkman

Nathan Collett's new feature film Togetherness Supreme offers a bright, young, film school-hip view into Kenya's dark political and social struggles.

A Guitar Hero, Guinness, GP, and "Single Girls": Conversations with Steve Vai and Graham Parker, plus Laura Jansen's New Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Steve Vai and Berklee are trying to set a record in Guinness by attempting to teach as many guitarists online as possible within a single lesson.

'You Say You Want a Revolution'

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alan Singer

Not all revolutionaries and revolutions are remembered with the fondness of Byron and Guevara.

On Bob Marley's Birthday, a Look at Rita Marley's Selfless Work in Ghana

Charles Annenberg Weingarten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Charles Annenberg Weingarten

All over the world, the Marley name has become synonymous with reggae music, rastafari, Jamaica and the ideals of love, hope, justice and unity.

"Walk Like An Egyptian": A Playlist For "A Moment of Promise"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here are some promising songs for a very volatile moment in world history. And here's hoping everyone in Egypt can read The Huffington Post -- or anything else they want to read -- very soon.