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Daily Meditation: Visions

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.16.2015 | Religion

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

Wheelchair Wisdom: Dance With Me!

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

Living with MS, a progressive illness, has forced me to accept sudden changes in life that are not always easy or pleasant to deal with. Accepting and loving myself -- overcoming fear, embarrassment and self-consciousness -- was a significant milestone for me.

Before This World: Chatting With James Taylor, Plus Joan Baez Receives Ambassador of Conscience Award

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.19.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to James Taylor: "Music is that spiritual thing -- that's the thing that compels us so much: It's real. And when it connects with you, you don't make a decision about it."

Jim Parsons Carries "An Act of God," Broadway's Latest Laugh-Out-Loud Comedy

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Studio 54 boasts a legacy of irreverence. The opera house turned television studio turned disco club became one of the sexiest venues in New York City during the '70s, kenneling the coolest cats in the country.

Revisiting The Bottom Line: An Interview with Allan Pepper, Plus Jon Regen and Sarah Jaffe Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.21.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Bottom Line has been closed for eleven years, it closed January 2nd, 2004. I think about it all the time because I spent a great deal of my life there. One of the things I'm working on is an oral history viewed from the perspective of the performers who performed there.

Beatles, Nirvana Among Greatest Rock Hall Induction-Ceremony Moments (VIDEO)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 06.17.2015 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Much of the buzz around the 2014 Induction Ceremony centered on who -- if anyone -- would perform songs from Nirvana's celebrated catalog. Inductees Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, as well as longtime Nirvana rhythm player (and Germs punk) Pat Smear were on hand, ready to play, but who would bravely fill the impossibly large shoes of departed frontman Kurt Cobain?

A Tip for the Ladies From the Hollywood Trenches

Lisa Jey Davis | Posted 05.04.2015 | Los Angeles
Lisa Jey Davis

With the Grammys 2015 behind us, I thought it apropos to talk about a typical experience I had while working in Hollywood.

What I Did To Survive February

Tom Cramer | Posted 04.30.2015 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Since I live in the Midwest, I'm always happy to say goodbye to January. Generally, January is the harshest of the winter months. The rest of winter is no picnic either, and it's not like I'm happy to say hello to February. Personally, I find February to be far more depressing.

Science Shows What's Happening Inside The Brains Of Blind Musicians Like Stevie Wonder

Mic | Tom Barnes | Posted 02.26.2015 | Black Voices

Stevie Wonder never considered his blindness a "disadvantage," and he's proved his point for more than 50 years. But for all his fantastic talent, his...

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.

The 36 Best and Worst Celebrity Baby Names of All Time

Mallory Moss | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment
Mallory Moss

Just as we turn to celebrities for new trends to name our children, we also look toward them to see what outrageous names they have picked this time around. From Apple to Zahara, Mallory Moss presents the best and worst celebrity baby names of all time.

The Soundtrack Of My Life: Chatting with Donny Osmond, Melissa Manchester, Louise Goffin, Meitel and Rumer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.31.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Chatting with Donny Osmond, Melissa Manchester, Louise Goffin, Meitel and Rumer.

Stevie Wonder Set To Produce An Underground Railroad Miniseries

Posted 01.28.2015 | Black Voices

2015 is shaping up to be quite a productive year for Stevie Wonder. Aside from the legendary musician’s forthcoming all-star Grammy tribute concert ...

Review: Mark Ronson, Uptown Special

Judah Joseph | Posted 03.22.2015 | Entertainment
Judah Joseph

From start to finish, Uptown Special offers a hugely fresh alternative to what we've come to expect from the music industry in the last few years.

Andraé Crouch: An Artist for the Ages

Mark Joseph | Posted 03.20.2015 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

"Now he belongs to the ages," was my first thought when I got the call that my friend Andraé Crouch had succumbed to the heart attack that felled him the week before. As grandiose as it may sound, he was a musical giant who may one day be fully appreciated in death in ways that sometimes eluded him in life.

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About MLK Day

John A. Tures | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

The battle over MLK Day moved a Super Bowl. Southern states weren't the last to celebrate it. The law making it a national holiday was signed by a Republican President. And you'll never guess who voted for it in the U.S. Senate!

Stevie Wonder's Classic Album Set To Receive Grammy Tribute

AP | Posted 01.22.2015 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Willie Nelson, Usher and Coldplay's Chris Martin will pay tribute to Stevie Wonder at a concert next month. The Recording Academy a...

Donny Osmond On His Encounters With Michael Jackson And The Story Behind His Latest Album

Pat Gallagher | Posted 03.15.2015 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Thank God for Donny Osmond. Sometimes we need wholesome! And, when I say 'we,' I mean... the immediate world at large. Not many people can say they have lasted 50 years in a fickle entertainment business. Donny Osmond has done just that.

If '80s Songs Were Written Today

Lisa R. Petty | Posted 02.15.2015 | Women
Lisa R. Petty

Imagine a time where you couldn't check Facebook every 19 seconds or Instagram your lobster mac and cheese before you even took a bite. Dark times.

Behind The Scenes At The Presidential Medal Of Freedom Ceremony

Posted 12.08.2014 | MarloThomas

On November 24th, AOL’s own Marlo Thomas was awarded the 2014 Presidential Medal Of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor, at a ceremony at t...

LISTEN: Wu-Tang Clan Respond To Police Shootings On New Track

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.04.2014 | Black Voices

In light of the recent grand jury decision in Ferguson and the ongoing string of protests in America, Wu-Tang Clan has released the title track from t...

WATCH: Ferguson Police Arrest And Drag A Protestor Away

Posted 11.26.2014 | Black Voices

Since the announcement of a St. Louis County grand jury’s decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Br...

Attorney: Ferguson Prosecutor Had ‘No Interest' In Indicting Darren Wilson

Posted 11.26.2014 | Black Voices

The reaction stemming from Monday evening’s announcement that there would be no indictment of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson fatally shooting...

Brown Family Blasts Prosecutor's Handling Of Case

AP | JIM SALTER and JIM SUHR | Posted 01.25.2015 | Black Voices

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led t...

Stevie Wonder: 'Everyone Has To Be Accountable For The Guns That They Carry'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.03.2014 | Black Voices

Throughout the course of his career Stevie Wonder has been to known to leverage his influence as an award-winning musician to help instill change in A...