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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From John Legend

Rob Kornblum | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business
Rob Kornblum

John Legend has won nine Grammy Awards, as well as Soul Train Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and an Academy Award for Best Original Song. He's one of the most successful singers of our generation. But you didn't see his struggle to get there.

Auction Napa Valley 2015

Emillio Mesa | Posted 06.18.2015 | San Francisco
Emillio Mesa

The yearly Auction Napa Valley has become a pilgrimage in California. It's been less than a year since the earthquake, but not even a natural threat could keep this weekend from flowing. Its purpose is to nourish the lives of more than 90,000 people annually.

Celebrities React To Charleston Church Shooting

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment

Celebrities reacted in shock and horror after news broke about a mass shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South ...

Make Your Side Hustle Your Main Hustle

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 06.17.2015 | New York
Elizabeth Baudouin

Anthony Demby, has worn many hats in the music business for over 18 years. From working on campaigns at labels like Mercury, Arista, and Def Jam, to music supervising soundtracks for Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment, to being an artist manager influencing the rise of John Legend and Childish Gambino.

Chrissy Teigen Is Beyond Stunning In Nude Shoot For DuJour

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are giving us nothing but #relationshipgoals as they grace the cover of DuJour magazine's Summer 2015 issue. Inside...

Real Criminal Justice Reform Requires Listening to Those Most Commonly Impacted by Crime

Lenore Anderson | Posted 05.22.2015 | Crime
Lenore Anderson

Growing political unity on the Left and Right on the need for criminal justice reform is an important development. But if bipartisanship fails to incorporate the experiences and voices of those previously ignored, it won't lead to the breakthrough we need.

Jamie Foxx's Impressions Just Took Over 'The Tonight Show'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment

Jimmy Fallon said the show went "off the rails," but really it was more like "unchained." "Django Unchained" star Jamie Foxx dropped by "The Tonigh...

John Legend: Racism Is Killing Our Kids

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.18.2015 | Black Voices

HBO's upcoming documentary, "Southern Rites", delves into the role of race in modern day America. It's a hefty subject, but the film has been expertly...

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Are A Dream On The Met Gala 2015 Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 05.04.2015 | Style

In news that is surprising to no one, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend wowed on the red carpet at the Met Gala 2015. The theme of the night was "Chinese...

Daily Meditation: Glory

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.30.2015 | Religion

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

Lead Belly and John Legend to Attorney General Lynch: Redress Juvenile Injustices

Liz Ryan | Posted 06.28.2015 | Politics
Liz Ryan

With Loretta Lynch now taking over the helm of the U.S. Department of Justice as the new Attorney General, it is crucial that she takes John Legend's and Lead Belly's concerns into account and focuses on redressing juvenile injustices.

The Who, Ryan Adams, John Legend Wrap Jazz Fest Day 2

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 06.25.2015 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

"The Gods of Rock wouldn't let it rain on The Who," shouted a voice in the crowd fleeing an afternoon storm at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. And They didn't -- the sun broke through by late afternoon, and The Who had the chance to sing "Talkin' Bout My Generation."

John Legend Launches Campaign To End Mass Incarceration

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 06.13.2015 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — John Legend has launched a campaign to end mass incarceration. The Grammy-winning singer announced the multiyear initiative, FREE A...

John Legend Officiating A Dog Wedding Is What Dreams Are Made Of

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 04.02.2015 | Weddings

What's cuter than a dog wedding? A dog wedding "officiated" by John Legend. No, we're not kidding. The Grammy winner threw a wedding for his dogs P...

Jessica Alba And Chrissy Teigen Are Gorgeous Beach Babes

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 03.27.2015 | Entertainment

Spring break at its finest. Jessica Alba and Chrissy Teigen looked every bit relaxed as they enjoyed a joint vacation in the Caribbean this week. ...

Kendrick Lamar, Lee Daniels, and Dismissing the Double Standards on Black Artistry

Ernest Owens | Posted 05.26.2015 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

Current standards set by the masses suggests that black men and women cannot artistically express anger, be imperfect, invoke rebellion, find humor in their woes, be unapologetically sexual, explore taboos, and re-appropriate the tumultuous barriers placed on us.

John Legend On Common's Race Comments: It's Not Enough To Extend Hand Of Love

Associated Press | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 03.31.2015 | Black Voices

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- John Legend says he's concerned that the "Blurred Lines" verdict could set a scary precedent for artists creating music inspired...

Sam Smith & John Legend Recorded A Song For Charity

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment

Sam Smith and John Legend are here to melt hearts and raise money for Red Nose Day, a biennial event where British residents and celebrities don clown...

One Quote Sums Up Why John Legend Is The Voice For Justice Music Desperately Needs

Mic | Kate Beaudoin | Posted 03.04.2015 | Black Voices

"A just society is not one built on fear or repression or vengeance or exclusion, but one built on love. Love for our families. Love for our neighbors...

The Time for Voter Rights Is Now

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

We cannot raise awareness about the heroines and heroes of history, and then turn around and be cowards 50 years later. This Congress must deal with overt moves among states to obstruct people's right to vote, and they must restore federal protections of voting rights.

John Legend Speaks to the Crack in the System Caused by Mass Incarceration

Antonio Moore | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics
Antonio Moore

Crack in the System's goal is simply to dig deeper, supply more facts, and provide the definitive story. We accomplished this by interviewing several individuals never seen on camera before speaking about the realities of their involvement with the reach of the contra scandal and cocaine epidemic.

Top 5 Things John Legend Should Know About Bahrain

Brian Dooley | Posted 04.29.2015 | World
Brian Dooley

Legend says he knows about human-rights issues in the kingdom but that because part of his "mission in life is to spread love and joy to people," he intends to play in Bahrain "regardless of my disagreements with some of their governments' policies and actions." As he mulls the best way to spread the love during his time in Bahrain, he might want to consider a few things.

John Legend is Right, and the Others Are Wrong!

Richard Fowler | Posted 04.27.2015 | Media
Richard Fowler

Why is it that these artists' statements don't receive validity? Isn't John Legend an American? Aren't his feelings and political views valid?

Celebrities Tweet About the Oscars

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 04.25.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

This past Sunday, the Twittersphere was buzzing with all things Oscar. According to data supplied by Twitter, here's how the evening played out.

Building Bridges: From 'Selma' to the Dinner Table

Fay Johnson | Posted 04.26.2015 | San Francisco
Fay Johnson

Though our country has progressed in institutionalizing particular laws and rights surrounding the issue of race discrimination, there is still much work to be done. The culture that we create now has the ability to influence both the government and perhaps even more immediately relevant, the lives of those around us.