Becoming Michael Jackson

Spike Lee’s new documentary captures Michael (and his brothers) as he struggles to rise above the child star label, move past the family dynamic that had held him in its grip, and develop his own vision.

Is The Best Way To Reduce Black Male Violence Is To Get Black Men Jobs?

Dr. Vibe hosts a discussion in which a group of Black men talk about Black male violence and Black male unemployment

This Is How You Dance to Michael Jackson

Watch this kid reincarnate Michael Jackson at a school talent show.

The Best (and Worst) of 2014 Arts & Entertainment

James Halcomb presents his favorites (and not so favs) from this last year.

The Hardest Working Man in Show Business. The Godfather of Soul. Yes, Him.

Jesse Kornbluth reviews the movie “Get On Up”, capturing a talented and influential musician’s life story, while simultaneously suggesting you check out some groovy tunes.

Why Can’t We Let Michael Jackson Rest in Peace? Thoughts on the Jacko-Gram

Why resurrecting dead celebrities with technology is not the best way of honoring their legacy.

Michael Jackson’s Hologram Performed at the Billboard Music Awards and it was Epic (Video)

If you were watching the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, then you witnessed the King of Pop make his triumphant return to the stage, all thanks to holographic technology of course.

Farrow’s Tweet: A Discussion of Art and the Morality of the Artist

The history of art is full of reprehensible behavior. Should that matter?

The Question Is…. Would You Accept MJ’s Talent If It Meant Knowing Everything He Ever Did?

Devon Sanders asks if you’d accept the burden of knowing everything about Michael Jackson’s life to possess his talent, fame and fortune for 24 hours.

A Celebrity’s Job Is To Entertain – And That’s It

Matt Brennan doesn’t think that Charles Barkley or any other celebrity should be raising your kids.

Suit, Tie, and Tolerance: 10 Questions About Gender

JJ Vincent asked a 43-year-old about gender, identity, self-expression, and what defines a man.

Bobby Brown’s ‘Don’t Be Cruel’ Celebrates 25 Years

Greg Simms on Generation X’s defining R&B album.

Gay Man Stands Up Against Homophobia on a New York Subway Train (VIDEO)

New York commuters find solidarity against hate and ignorance.

The Human Jukebox is Mind-Blowing (Video)

Two men play their instruments while people vote to change the style, artist, and speed at which they are playing.

Where Freedom of Religion Becomes Problematic

Jim Rigby explores the problems with defining some belief systems as religion while calling others superstitions.

‘Peter Pan Syndrome’ Is Not Necessarily a Bad Thing

Does the pop psych notion of Peter Pan Syndrome give boyish traits a bad reputation?