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Russell Simmons Refutes Every Anti-Vegan Argument In 2 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living

"How do you get enough protein?" "How can you even LIVE without bacon?" "How can you afford to eat all of that bougie plant-based stuff?" Thes...

Russell Simmons Joins Pledge To Provide One Million Water Bottles To Flint

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.02.2016 | Black Voices

Russell Simmons, who last week called for the prosecution of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, is contributing to the recovery effort in Flint. On Mond...

Russell Simmons Calls Out 'Environmental Racism' In Flint

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.01.2016 | Black Voices

Russell Simmons has made it known that the factors that contributed to Flint’s lead-tainted water supply are beyond atrocious. ...

On the 'A' With Souleo: Visual Artists Are 'Pushing Buttons' in More Ways Than One

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 01.21.2016 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

"Buttoned Up Cloud" represents the 2300-mile journey between my small, rural hometown in eastern Washington to an equally small suburb in western Pennsylvania.

Top CEOs Reveal The Most Important Habit For Success

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living

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Why Russell Simmons Wants Trump To Win The GOP Nomination

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.18.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons wants Donald Trump to win the GOP nomination, but that doesn't mean he dreams of seeing The Donald in the W...

Boomers vs. Millennials -- The New Star Wars

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
Lauren DeLisa

Competition is part of the American way. Who's better, who's tougher, who smarter, and...who's got more money. We may think about such competition on an individual or corporate level but now it seems to be deepening even on the age demographic level.

Russell Simmons To Trump: 'Stop The Bullsh*t'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.09.2015 | Black Voices

It appears Donald Trump has lost a famous friend following his controversial comments calling for the ban of all Muslims from entering the United Sta...

Russell Simmons: RushCard Crash Was 'One Of The Most Devastating Times In My Adult Life'

HipHopDX | Taryn Finley | Posted 11.18.2015 | Black Voices

By all accounts, the past month has been the worst in RushCard history, the pre-paid debit card company founded by Hip Hop pioneer, Russell Simmons. ...

Celebrity Has No Value Unless It Can Support Uplifting Others

Russell Simmons | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics
Russell Simmons

Up against a corrupt political machine, that is still well-oiled by corporate greed and shady lobbyists, the commitment to the work is more critical today than its ever been.

On the "A" w/Souleo: Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Heading to Philadelphia

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 11.06.2015 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

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.

Russell Simmons' RushCard Creates Fund To Help Customers

ABC News | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.29.2015 | Black Voices

RushCard, the pre-paid debit card backed by hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, will create a "multi-million dollar" fund to help cover the costs that its...

Russell Simmons Says His Debit RushCards ‘Working’ After Lawsuit, Federal Investigation

The Wrap | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.26.2015 | Black Voices

Russell Simmons said this weekend that technical issues plaguing his pre-paid debit cards – called RushCard – have been resolved. But the...

Russell Simmons' Debit Card Left People Stranded Without Their Pay

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business

Shannen Crews is waiting for her paycheck. Normally, it's posted to her prepaid Rush debit card on Tuesdays at 8 a.m. This morning, she woke up ...

Why I March! #JusticeOrElse

Russell Simmons | Posted 10.02.2015 | Politics
Russell Simmons

We have little time to argue over the man or one individual, when our people are dying every day, at the hands of our system or at the hands of each other.

Russell Simmons Inks HBO Deal To Develop TV Programming

The Source | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.31.2015 | Black Voices

Music mogul Russell Simmons and his latest venture, All Def Digital, a multi-platform media company, signed a deal with premium television network HB...

Rush: Russell Simmons Family Supporting the Arts in New York

Jim Luce | Posted 07.22.2015 | New York
Jim Luce

With Alana Galloway. I first met Russell Simmons several years ago at the United Nations. We chatted about meditation and the earthquake in Haiti. I ...

The Girls Matter Too: Addressing the Girls' Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline

Russell Simmons | Posted 07.09.2015 | Crime
Russell Simmons

We must see what is happening to our girls at the intersection of race, gender and poverty. The terrible truth is that if you are a poor Black or Brown girl who is victimized by sexual or physical violence and trauma, your suffering is denied. Instead, you are punished for it.

Russell Simmons: Kim Kardashian Would Be A Better President Than Donald Trump

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment

Donald Trump has been "a good friend" of Russell Simmons' for "many, many years," but the Def Jam founder vehemently hopes the newly-announced GOP can...

'The World Would Be A Better Place If Everyone Meditated'

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Entertainment entrepreneur Russell Simmons didn't find meditation -- meditation found him. What started as a yoga practice for the sake of meeting wom...

Breaking Down the Extremist Barriers to Tolerance and Understanding

Russell Simmons | Posted 06.11.2015 | Religion
Russell Simmons

Racism and bigotry can infect the fabric of a community, leading to a slow erosion of its democratic values and ideals. But what factors contribute to the rise of these judgments of character in the first place?

Loud Speakers Network Is Making Noise

Azeem Khan | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Azeem Khan

By any meaning of the word, Chris Morrow has had an extremely successful career. He co-authored several New York Times Best Sellers with Russell Simmons, Rev Run, and Tyrese.

Governor Cuomo, We've Had Enough!

Russell Simmons | Posted 06.09.2015 | New York
Russell Simmons

I am beyond disbelief that even though there is a glaring problem with the policies of policing in New York City, coupled with an inherently flawed justice system, not one new law has been passed since a father of four was choked out on a hot, summer day last July in Staten Island.

6 Savvy Life Hacks From The World's Most Successful Leaders

| Zoe Henry | Posted 03.31.2015 | Small Business

While it's true that everyone works differently, the world's most successful leaders often have one thing in common: Their days are marked by certain ...

Russell Simmons Set To Produce New Broadway Hip-Hop Musical

Associated Press | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 03.24.2015 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- Music mogul Russell Simmons is producing a brand new stage musical that will celebrate three generations of hip-hop, from Run DMC to ...