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The CallBack: Power's Leading Man Omari Hardwick Talks his First Major Callback plus more at ABFF

RaVal Davis | Posted 07.27.2016 | Entertainment
RaVal Davis

With the premiere episode of Starz's hit show Power drawing a total audience of 2.26 million, in it's new Sunday night slot, Omari Hardwick's leading man status just got cemented. As if it was ever a question in the minds of fans that remember the star from Ava DuVernay's Middle of Nowhere, BET's Being Mary Jane, Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls and Spike Lee's Miracle At St. Anna.

The Case Against Honor Killings In Pakistan

Talal Almas | Posted 07.26.2016 | Religion
Talal Almas

Honor killings in Pakistan have climbed to an acme in recent years. Every year, countless girls and women, naïve otherwise, are persecuted as a consequence of having relationships with individuals of their own choice.

Insisting on our Common Humanity

Niobe Way, Ed.D. | Posted 07.17.2016 | World
Niobe Way, Ed.D.

  "Where do we go from here?" asks Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. at the Convention of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1967.  I ask...

'Power' Creator Promises A 'More Intense' Season 3

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.15.2016 | Black Voices

Summer television is about to get intense, thanks to the return of Starz’s original drama, “Power.” Created and written by Courtney Kemp and exe...

#BlackDeath: Can Pain be Transformed into Power?

Jamye Wooten | Posted 07.14.2016 | Religion
Jamye Wooten

Today marks the one year anniversary of the death of Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman who was pulled over and accused of failing to use a turn signal. Bland was arrested and later found hanged in a jail cell in Waller County, Texas.

Love For Power, Baltimore Natives Back On The Big Screen

Ambre Anderson | Posted 07.08.2016 | Black Voices
Ambre Anderson

If you've been following the Stars Network, blood-tingling series, Power, chances are you're already hooked on the cut-throat epic saga, and you're hi...

Celebrating Freedom: How To Achieve Personal Power

Angela N. Holton | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Angela N. Holton

"You find freedom inside -- nowhere else." ~ Prem Rabat "The freedom to be yourself is a gift only you can give yourself. But once you do, no one can...

Wake Up America And Meditate The Vote

Sister Jenna | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Sister Jenna

Do you wish for fewer guns to be accessible to all? More justice when it comes to the lost lives of young African American males? Do you want to see people of all life choices to feel accepted and safe?

Photos From Season 3 Premiere Of Starz’s 'Power'

BlackFilm.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.23.2016 | Black Voices

Last night, Blackfilm.com attended the premiere to the upcoming third season of Starz’s hit series Power, which moves to Sunday nights at 9pm starti...

Vacations Can Help Increase Brain Power

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Don Joseph Goewey

Give these simple approaches half a chance and I guarantee that your vacation will be memorable and you'll return to work with a fresh vision and the brain power to manifest your vision.

Balance Of Power: Creating And Keeping Functional Strength Across The Lifespan

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." Archilocus Artists and theorists have been classified as foxes or hedgehogs s...

Why It's Time To Give Up The Thing You Never Had In The First Place

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself observing a little girl as she attempted to build a sandcastle. Before long, her Dad came by to give her a hand. Then, slowly...

Move On To Greatness

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

I've been trying desperately over the past few months to identify and deal with the feelings of being abandoned and rejected by my husband of 22 years...

What No One is Saying About Hillary

Stephanie Mott | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Stephanie Mott

The Hillary story I have yet to see is the one that explains how any woman could have possibly gained the political clout she has, without being the person she is. Anything less would have made the glass ceiling impenetrable.

How to Accept and Let Go of People Who Won't Change

Donna Labermeier | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

One of Aesop's Fables tells of a woman who brings a snake that has frozen in the cold back to her home. She makes it warm, and cares for it, only to h...

4 Powerful Ways to Change Your Words and Change Your Life

Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D. | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D.

There is tremendous power in words, in our speech. Sure, we can use words to express love, praise and wisdom. But we can also use words to hurt, to criticize, to scold, to define-both ourselves and others.

Are the Rich More Lonely?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Greater Good Science Center

Can money buy happiness? One way to explore this question is to ask whether money buys the constituents of happiness--and there's no better-researched or more powerful constituent than social connections.

Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

The Value, Courage, and Freedom of Pluralism

Noam Schimmel | Posted 06.03.2016 | World
Noam Schimmel

Timothy Garton Ash recently reflected on Isaiah Berlin and his commitment to value pluralism in the Chronicle of Higher Education in an articled title...

Another Big Mistake in North Carolina

Tom Morris | Posted 06.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tom Morris

In Wilmington, North Carolina, a local man with two children in a public elementary school recently noticed that there seemed to be some racial discri...

The Art of Nonverbal Power Dynamics

Janet Odgis | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Janet Odgis

Amy Cuddy, an associate professor at Harvard Business School and a renowned TED speaker, recently gave a talk at the Women Presidents' Organization Conference 2016 on the topic of nonverbal power dynamics, also known (outside of academic circles) as body language.

Not Bathroom Bills -- Crimes Against Humanity

Stephanie Mott | Posted 05.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

I don't reckon I am going to use the men's room no matter what laws they make. I am no longer willing to deny my own identity. I am not willing to watch them destroy the lives of transgender youth so they can feel powerful for a little while longer.

The No. 1 Way to Get What You Want

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

To again be clear, there's nothing high-and-mighty about any of this. People don't give me what I want because they think I'm all that. People give me what I want because I ask for it. Stay with me. This isn't as obvious as this sounds.

The Tiny Miracles We Fail to Notice

Anna Lovind | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Anna Lovind

It may sound like humbleness, that denial, but it isn't. We deny our creativity because we are afraid. Of our own power. Of our true size.

Ready To Unleash The Power Within? Tony Robbins Points The Way

Margie Warrell | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business
Margie Warrell

If you've never been to a Tony Robbins event you're probably a little cynical about "that guy in the infomercials." Which is fine. A little cynicism in an age of gurus adoration is a healthy thing.