Posts Tagged: Lauryn Hill

Twenty Years of Miseducation: Joan Morgan’s She Begat This

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Morgan has a lot of gaps to fill—and a lot of traps to potentially fall into.

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Sound & Vision: Ray Padgett

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Allyson McCabe talks with Ray Padgett about his new book, Cover Me, and the blog that inspired it, giving us a fascinating window into the craft and business of making music.

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Wanted/Needed/Loved: Franklin James Fisher’s “Rhoda”

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I have to work to get the sounds, but then the magic kicks in.

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“Man, You Better Watch Out”: Why Women Keep Marching Against Trump

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[A protest’s] job is to hearten the people who’re part of it, to let them look into the eyes of those who agree with them, to help them feel less alone.

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Tara Betts

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Tara Betts discusses her newest collection, Break the Habit, the burden placed on black women artists to be both artist and activist, and why writing is rooted in identity.

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This Week in Posivibes: Little Simz

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When Kendrick Lamar says you “might be the illest doing it now,” people take note, not that Little Simz necessarily needs the help—her debut A Curious Tale of Trials + Persons is full of tracks that get you instantly hooked and wanting to know what Simz has to say. Since the age of ten Simz has […]

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What Happened, Miss Simone?

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The much-anticipated documentary of soul genius Nina Simone is available from Netflix starting today, with its rare archival footage and new interviews with family and colleagues, including the artist’s daughter, Lisa Simone Kelly, and music director, Al Schackman. As the date has approached, tracks have been popping up from RCA Record’s upcoming album Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone, […]

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