Billie Holiday

Charleston Shooting Memorial Service

We Are Charleston: Blood On The Leaves And Blood On The Root

I am not black, but I too­ — am tired. As a person of color in this country, from a background that may not scream Rockwell and apple pie, I am tired of explaining and trying to coherently lay out what it is to be the “other” to people who have not had the experience of having a background story, and destiny written for and about you ‑ before you are ever met.

Billie Holiday (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Blues Music's Hidden Queer History

The history of pop music, and of black pop music in particular, has always been gay history.


The Best Stupid, Funny, Happy-Making Viral Videos to Kill Time Before the Weekend

Wonder of wonders: this week's edition includes FOUR dancing robots!


Watch: Little Girl Channels Billie Holiday, Puts Your 7-Year-Old Self to Shame

Got to love foreign talent shows.