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5 Inspirational Songs for a 30-Minute Workout

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

In order, here is my playlist of five inspirational songs for a 30-minute (actually 30 minutes and 47 seconds) work out: 1. Blurred Lines Robin Thic...

All About That Bass -- Or Is It?

Shannon Cutts | Posted 10.08.2014 | Women
Shannon Cutts

I just don't quite get what so many feminists and bloggers and all-purpose haters are so up in arms about. So Meghan says she isn't a feminist. Does a person have to be a feminist in order to write and sing about her perspective of body love?

A Call To Man Up: The Next Conversation on Gender Equality

Mark W. Guay | Posted 09.25.2014 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

Nested in the hills of the Hudson Valley, a group of men took the stage to talk about what it means to be a man. The conversation continued throughout the weekend and was the first time men were invited to the annual conference Women and Power.

Vh1's 'ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta's Rise in the Rap Game'

Nsenga Burton | Posted 09.03.2014 | Black Voices
Nsenga Burton

Despite a strong introduction, the film quickly falls into a narrative that is hyper focused on rap music, yet fails to include in a meaningful way, other musical movements that were taking place simultaneously and contributed significantly to the rise of Atlanta rap.

Rewiring the Global Brain for Peace

Jacob Devaney | Posted 08.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Jacob Devaney

"The world is a reflection of who we are and if we don't like the reflection, it doesn't really help to break the mirror." -- Deepak Chopra at Global ...

India Arie Remembers Maya Angelou And Talks About The Pitfalls of Stardom

Ferrari Sheppard | Posted 09.30.2014 | Entertainment
Ferrari Sheppard

Singer India Arie speaks about her relationship with Dr. Angelou, as well as her own journey, from anonymity to stardom, and how those elements intersect.

Spite Your Face: Zoe As Nina

T. Better Baldwin | Posted 07.27.2014 | Black Voices
T. Better Baldwin

I like Zoe as an actress and as a person that I don't know. I admire her hutzpah as she defends her right to embody Ms. Simone. However, just because you can doesn't mean you should.

8 Thoughtful Definitions Of God

OWN | Posted 12.23.2013 | OWN

When it comes to a concept as abstract as God, a definition can be elusive. Yet, on a recent episode of Oprah's "Super Soul Sunday," eight thoughtful ...

The 20 Best Songs of 2013 (in 10 Words or Less)

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

That's not to say everything I heard on the radio this year was worth a mention, but quite a few tunes made 2013 more bearable -- and hummable.

Oprah's Guests On What The World Needs Now

OWN | Posted 12.20.2013 | OWN

At the end of each episode of "Super Soul Sunday," Oprah goes "soul to soul" with her guests and asks a series of quick-fire questions about spiritual...

Why India.Arie Is Essential

Keo Nozari | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment
Keo Nozari

India.Arie's fifth studio album, SongVersation, creates a conversation rarely heard in popular music today with such finesse and elegance.

Why India.Arie ♥'s Meditation

Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living

Music legend India.Arie gets raw and real to talk starting over, inspiration and transcendental meditation. The following is an excerpt from ORIGIN M...

WATCH: India.Arie's Uncomfortable Admission

OWN | Posted 07.03.2013 | OWN

When singer/songwriter India.Arie reached out to Oprah to share candid details of her transformative spiritual breakthrough, the Grammy Award-winning ...

WATCH: India.Arie's Definition of Success: Clarity of Intention

OWN | Posted 06.29.2013 | OWN

She's a four-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter who has sold more than 10 million records worldwide. But on an episode of "Super Soul Sunday," Indi...

WATCH: The Great Grammy Snub: What India.Arie Gained When She Lost

OWN | Posted 06.27.2013 | OWN

In 2002, relative newcomer India.Arie was nominated for an impressive seven Grammy Awards. Surprised and excited, the singer/songwriter attended the a...

India.Arie: It Was Not My Intention To Be Hard On Zoe Saldana

Posted 06.28.2013 | Black Voices

In recent months, India.Arie has faced a hailstorm of criticism for lightening her skin on the cover of her latest single, “Cocoa Butter,” and has...

WATCH: Oprah's Words That Helped India.Arie Through A Difficult Time

OWN | Posted 06.25.2013 | OWN

During her four-year break from the music business, singer/songwriter India.Arie retreated to an island to reflect, clear her head and rediscover what...

WATCH: India.Arie Explains Her 'Constant State Of Recovery'

OWN | Posted 06.21.2013 | OWN

Singer/songwriter India.Arie has created songs with messages of empowerment, pride and strength, but despite her music's upbeat qualities, the Grammy ...

My Conversation With India.Arie

Tavis Smiley | Posted 08.20.2013 | Black Voices
Tavis Smiley

Recently, India was accused of bleaching her skin to lighten her complexion which, in our conversation, she forcefully denies.

Reunited?

AP | Posted 08.19.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj will take the stage at the BET Awards. BET announced Tuesday that India.Arie and Ciara will join the former ...

India.Arie Responds, Again

ESSENCE | Posted 04.08.2013 | Black Voices

On one hand, India Arie is excited people are talking about her again after a four-year hiatus. The release of her new single "Cocoa Butter" has garne...

Singer Laughs Off Skin-Lightening Talk

AP | Posted 03.31.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- India.Arie is laughing off talk that she may have lightened her skin. The R&B songstress is known for singing about being authentic and c...

PHOTO: India Arie Accused Of Lightening Her Skin

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.29.2013 | Black Voices

Is that you, India Arie? The 37-year-old star is almost unrecognizable in the cover image from her new single "Cocoa Butter," which is causing a l...

WATCH: How Yoga Helped India.Aire Find Her Voice

Posted 08.05.2012 | Black Voices

After one of the most epic snubs in Grammy Award history and a less-than-legendary release of her album "Testimony" in the summer of 2006, singer Indi...

Latifah Set To Headline Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Festival

Posted 04.30.2012 | Black Voices

Grammy Award-winning rapper and Academy Award-nominee Queen Latifah is set to headline this year’s annual Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Festival on...