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Coping With Trump Stress Disorder

Bob Burnett | Posted 02.24.2017 | Healthy Living
Bob Burnett

A month into the Trump Administration, many Americans are stressed out. A recent study by the American Psychological Association revealed “more Ame...

Stevie Wonder Surprises Man Singing ‘Superstition’ With Incredible Duet

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.24.2017 | Entertainment

One minute, Grayson Erhard was performing for a hotel lobby. The next, he was sharing a stage with the great Stevie Wonder. The musician had just fini...

Stevie Wonder Says Farewell To FLOTUS With Sweet Serenade

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 01.12.2017 | Entertainment

Michelle Obama made her final talk show appearance as first lady Wednesday on “The Tonight Show,” and to put it plainly, it brought out a lot of e...

News Roundup for January 5, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 01.05.2017 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

We're here to keep you informed... or angry. It's really up to you.

Detroit Just Named A Street After Stevie Wonder, And He's Thrilled

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.21.2016 | Black Voices

Stevie Wonder moved out of Detroit years ago, but he’ll always have a home in Motown ― and now he can also lay claim to his very own street. The ...

How Hit Pop Songs Became The Soundtrack Of American History

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 12.05.2016 | Arts

Learning the history of pop music in America is inherently a fun exercise. These are songs, after all, that were made for easy recall, with hooks and...

Stevie Wonder And Wonder Woman's Rap Battle Is Legendary

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.29.2016 | Comedy

Who’s the better rapper: a superhero or a Motown legend? Wonder no more. Epic Rap Battles of History pits Wonder Woman against Stevie Wonder, and it...

Stevie Wonder: Voting For Trump Is Like Asking Me To Drive

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 11.09.2016 | Black Voices

Voting for Donald Trump is like asking Stevie Wonder to drive. So says Stevie Wonder. The music icon who is blind made the comparison during an inter...

Some Thoughts On Turning Fifty

Michael Neill | Posted 10.19.2016 | Fifty
Michael Neill

There is nothing more important that I can imagine doing than growing as old as I get to be with the people I love around me.

Stevie Wonder Brings Down The House During All-Star Prince Tribute

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.19.2016 | Entertainment

President Barack Obama left a surprise video message and music royalty banded together to honor the legendary musician Prince on Thursday night. The h...

Adam White's Motown Book Is A Stunner

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.19.2016 | Home
Michael Sigman

Adam White's stunning new coffee-table book Motown: The Sound of Young America (Thames & Hudson) is a 400-page non-stop heat wave of compelling narrat...

Debbie Allen's 'Freeze Frame' Promotes Non-Violence

Catherine Bauknight | Posted 08.03.2016 | Home
Catherine Bauknight

Debbie Allen is the writer, Director and Choreographer of Freeze Frame, a multimedia production. She is an accomplished dancer, actress, producer, and...

Stevie Wonder Joins BET Awards Prince Tribute

Billboard | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.24.2016 | Black Voices

At Wednesday night’s PRE, the annual kickoff to the BET Awards, host and BET chairman/CEO Debra Lee teased that the June 26 awards show will be a ca...

Whenever I Call You Friend

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 06.17.2016 | Women
Stacy Parker Le Melle

Photograph by Mariam Magsi Sunday morning in Harlem, 2016, and on the radio plays Whenever I Call You 'Friend' the duet sung by Kenny Loggins and Ste...

The Heart of Wonder: Thank You Stevie

Padma Gordon | Posted 06.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Padma Gordon

I am inspired to talk to you about Love. Love is the great healer. Love smoothes out life's wrinkles and fills in crevices. Love takes away the pain o...

BottleRock Festival Claims Its Spot Under the CA Sun

Divina Infusino | Posted 06.02.2016 | San Francisco
Divina Infusino

With headliners Stevie Wonder, Florence + The Machine and Red Hot Chili Peppers, BottleRock Napa Valley has established its identity as Northern Calif...

Stevie Wonder Loves Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade,’ Except For One Thing

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.01.2016 | Black Voices

Beyoncé's “Lemonade” has Stevie Wonder's stamp of approval. In a new interview with Billboard, the legendary musician shared his admiration for B...

New Orleans Jazz Fest -- 'When Doves Sing Not Cry'

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.09.2016 | Travel
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Don't cry for New Orleans. While it was a time to mourn the loss of a great talent, Prince, the New Orleans Jazz Fest was a confirmation and celebration of the reincarnation of the City many had written off as dead a decade earlier.

Stevie Wonder's Moving Words About Prince Show Just How Iconic The Artist Was

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.22.2016 | Entertainment

The world lost an icon when Prince died, and Stevie Wonder lost a friend. Wonder joined Anderson Cooper for an interview on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 36...

Gideon King & City Blog Are a New Take on Steely Dan

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts
Rebecca Bohanan

While helming the group on lead guitar, King's assembled a diverse collective of accomplished musicians from around the world who enter and exit both the studio and his songs with chill-yet-virtuosic ease.

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 04.08.2016 | Impact
Sally Swanson

At times I've wondered why I was drawn to an understanding of how individuals with disabilities function in our environment. Although my direction began in earnest and continues relentlessly to explore how one's environment can support and nourish one's outlook and daily perspective. This is a passion that has grown since I was very young.

A Week of Parties, Primaries, Protests and Purpose

Tracy Hoover | Posted 03.07.2017 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

If you're like me, your dinner table, water cooler and social media conversations this week included Chris Rock quotes, primary predictions and a good...

Could Hillary Clinton's Goldman-Sachs Speeches End Her Presidential Campaign?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 02.26.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Larry Schwimmer

AN OPEN LETTER TO BERNIE SANDERS... Dear Senator Sanders: You should call Hillary Clinton's bluff concerning the release of her three (3) Goldman Sa...

Earth, Wind & Fire, Album-Oriented Radio, and Why White Rockers Lost Out In the '70s

Bill Adler | Posted 02.15.2017 | Entertainment
Bill Adler

Album-Oriented Radio played no music by black artists. A decade later, the Black Rock Coalition's Greg Tate aptly derided AOR as standing for "Apartheid-Oriented Radio." The fact that Earth, Wind & Fire sold zillions of records in the process meant nothing to AOR.

Stevie Wonder Had The Most Touching Moment At The 2016 Grammys

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.16.2016 | Entertainment

Stevie Wonder won the 2016 Grammys. The singer had one of the brightest, most important moments of the award show after his beautiful tribute to the ...