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Spite Your Face: Zoe As Nina

T. Better Baldwin | Posted 05.27.2014 | 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...

An "Open Door" Collaboration: India.Arie and Idan Raichel

Modiba | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Modiba

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Kryptonite's 20th Anniversary: Chatting with Spin Doctors' Chris Barron Plus Keb Mo and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.07.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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What You Don't Know About the GRAMMYs: They Give Back

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

In a society where music programs in schools are a dying breed, the Grammy Foundation works to provide unique musical opportunities for young students.

For Colored Girls Who Need Motivation When the Oprah Endorsement Ain't Enough

Bassey Ikpi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bassey Ikpi

I made up an entire person named Tyler Perry because I refused to believe that the man who gave us Madea was also going to give me Lady in Brown. I was in denial for months.

CARE Shows You Why to Celebrate International Women's Day on March 4

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

CARE is honoring International Women's Day with their stirring presentation of the Half The Sky performance, featuring a variety of celebrities who will share stories and songs from the powerful book.

"Ladies Night": Here's My Morning After Grammy Playlist for The Year of the Woman

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

If all those Grammys weren't enough for you -- Beyonce, Taylor, GaGa -- here's are some songs to honor this moment and to have your head spinning like Pink was last night.