Philadelphia International Records Office Gets Torn Down

The house where legendary songwriters Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff crafted “The Sound of Philadelphia” has been dismantled coincidentally on Record...

Awkward? Issa Rae Developing Show for HBO

Shadow and Act is reporting that writer/producer/actress/rising superstar Issa Rae is developing a series for HBO. Rae, who is already developing...

'Mistresses' and 'Devious Maids': Is There Hypocrisy in TV Democracy?

ABC's show 'Mistresses' has been criticized for celebrating mistresses, known in many married circles as home wrecking harlots. Based on the...

Policing Women's Garb From L.A. to Namibia

Writing for The Root, The Burton Wire's Editor-in-Chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. examines the phenomena of policing women's bodies through dress...

Dr. Dre: 'The Chronic' 20 Years Later

By the early 1990s, hip hop was on a roll with heavy MTV rotation, modest Billboard chart success, prime time sitcoms,...

Nigeria: 200 Girls and 93 Women Rescued by Army

The internet is buzzing with news that Nigeria's army rescued 200 girls and 93 women on Tuesday during a military operation...

‘Things Never Said’ Opens Today

Shadow and Act is reporting that longtime television writer and executive producer Charles Murray's feature debut, 'Things Never Said,' opens in...

How to Fast for Ramadan When You Medically Aren’t Supposed to Fast

Writing for Aquila Style Magazine, Fatimah Jackson-Best discusses the challenges of fasting during Ramadan when you can't fast due to health...

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