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The Movie Barbershop

The Movie Barbershop In an article in Salon, Earl Ofari Hutchinson writes, “they (Rev. Al Sharpton, and Rev. Jesse Jackson) took seriously the deliberately silly and inane crack by Cedric the Entertainer that the towering contributions of Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. to the civil rights struggle had no value.” The two Reverends also requested that the section ... Read More »

Great Sounds From India

In her sophomore project India.Arie has managed to bring us deeper unto herself in Voyage to India by allowing us to experience her recent changes and growth. In the first song on the CD Growth you hear a definite Tracy Chapman influence more rounded by Arie’s breathy soulful voice on how change is the only thing constant in the world. ... Read More »