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Sudan Archives Wants Her Music to Empower You — and Make You a Little Uncomfortable

To call Sudan Archives "impressive" is accurate, but also a massive understatement. Born Brittney Parks, the self-taught violinist and vocalist controls nearly every facet of her burgeoning career: she writes, plays, and produces her own music, which draws inspiration from the rich sounds of …

Africa

Grammys Preview: In With the New, Finally?

With rap and R&B vaulting to the U.S.’s most popular genre and online voting allowed, Sunday’s ceremony will honor an unusually diverse slate.<p>When the sound of popular music shifts, it takes a while for the supposed scorekeepers of popular music to notice. In 1991, Nielsen and <i>Billboard</i> switched to …

Luis Fonsi

Black Lives Matter and the Intrepid Lives That Preceded It

As an activist and a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, Patrisse Khan-Cullors spends a good amount of time talking to others, not infrequently with a bullhorn in her hand. Her childhood, however, was suffused with silence.<p>In “When They Call You a Terrorist,” written with the journalist …

Black History

In a Busy Year, Malcolm Jenkins Raised a Fist and Checked All the Boxes

PHILADELPHIA — Malcolm Jenkins, the Philadelphia Eagles’ star safety, was dragging Monday afternoon, and for good reason.<p>The previous night, he helped the hometown team earn a trip to the Super Bowl with a 38-7 thumping of the Minnesota Vikings. He left the stadium at 11 p.m. After a brief …

Malcolm Jenkins

Trading halted on Coinbase — the largest US crypto exchange — as bitcoin tanks

Buys and sells on Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the US, were disabled for a little over two hours Friday amid a massive cryptocurrency sell-off.<p>"Due to today's high traffic, buys and sells may be temporarily offline, the comapny said in an alert posted at 11:35 a.m. ET. "We're …

Cryptocurrency

How To Set Goals (And Why You Should Write Them Down)

There’s some impressive science to back up goal setting. And yet it’s something we’re never taught or encouraged to do. But the statistics don’t lie, and make a strong argument for getting good at this skill; and making a habit of it. A Harvard Business Study found that the 3% of graduates from …

Mind

How Scheduling Just 15 Minutes of “Personal Growth Time” Into Your Calendar Can Change Your Life

Successful people don’t grow by accident, they grow by design.<p>When you schedule personal development time on purpose, you are making time to design the life you want.<p>You are essentially who you create yourself to be.<p>Once you embrace the “growth” habit, you will improve your way of life.<p>You will …

Georgia Boy, 2, Denied Kidney Transplant Rushed to the Emergency Room

A Georgia toddler born with no kidneys was rushed to the emergency room as he awaits transplant surgery from his father, who is currently barred from donating his kidney after violating probation.<p>The 2-year-old boy, A.J. Burgess, was taken to the hospital on Sunday morning for peritonitis, an …

Medicine

What It Really Means When Black People Who Protest Are Called 'Ungrateful'

To be black and to be conscious and to have a voice flies in the face of white supremacy.<p>So, over the weekend, this happened:<p>In a series of tweets posted Sunday, Donald Trump, The President of the United States of America, condemned the protests of black athletes like Colin Kaepernick during the …

Here’s everything Gregg Popovich said about President Trump and racism at Spurs media day

Popovich talked for more than 10 minutes about the divisiveness of the country and said that we must feel uncomfortable for change to happen.<p>Gregg Popovich is the most respected head coach in the NBA, bar none, and he has increasingly chosen to speak out about President Donald Trump over the past …

Why you should apply for or renew your U.S. passport before January

Americans should apply for or renew their passports before January because processing times are shortest between September and December.<p>That's the word from the U.S. State Department, which each year declares September to be Passport Month. Demand for passports typically heats up in the new year …

Immigration

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results

Hint: It's not as long as you think<p>The concept of a plank is pretty simple: You hold yourself up in a pushup position for a set period of time to tone your core, glutes, and hamstrings. But while you probably already know how to do a plank, you might be hazy on how long you should actually hold one …

New health-care plan stumbles under opposition from governors

Senate Republicans and the White House pressed ahead Tuesday with their suddenly resurgent effort to undo former president Barack Obama’s signature health-care law, even as their attempt was dealt a setback when a bipartisan group of governors and several influential interest groups came out …

Health Care

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Time Management

Get Ready For Your Tight and Toned Strong-Legs Workout

Get ready to make your thighs burn with this quick and effective leg workout. After a solid warmup, we will lead you through a series of leg-toning lunge and squat variations, both with and without weights. Heck, we even throw in some plyo moves to keep your heart pumping. Grab a medium-sized …

Fitness

21 Cheat Sheets For Getting Superhero Abs

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for people who want a shredded midsection.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has reported, getting those abs to pop is about way more than doing a zillion crunches, or even lightly keeping an eye on your diet. It's actually a lot more labor-intensive, requiring most people …

From 'The Handmaid's Tale' to 'I Love Dick,' the female gaze is thriving on television

Two girls, one guy.<p>It’s the stuff a million pornographic fantasies are made of — except as depicted in “The Handmaid’s Tale.”<p>During one of the most talked-about scenes from the Hulu series, a young woman known as Offred (Elisabeth Moss) engages in a ritualistic act of intercourse known as “the …

Here Are TIME’s Most Anticipated Movies of the Summer

<i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> (May 5)<p>This summer’s first superhero offering finds Marvel’s galaxy-hopping spacefarers dealing with family drama: The …

Prince’s Racial Revolution

In a forthcoming biography, Ben Greenman examines Prince’s songs for evidence of what the late artist believed about race. The answer, he discovered, …

The albums you need to hear this month

February has seen the release of dozens of full-length projects, be that the return of Brooklyn indie stars Dirty Projectors, a star-studded new album by Thundercat, or two new albums by Future. We’ve rounded up five of our favourite records this month, from Kingdom’s bleary-eyed club/R&B …

New Music

5 Great Hip Hop Albums You Have Never Heard (III)

Part three in our <i>5 Great Hip Hop Albums You Have Never Heard</i> series futures five dope albums released between 1997 and 2000. In the last years of the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How Obama changed the conversation around ‘first blacks’

The only relevant question now is when, not if, a black person will fill a particular job<p>The First Black President<p>A series exploring the cultural …

Barack Obama

With ‘Split,’ M. Night Shyamalan’s Career Comeback Is Complete

After quite a few duds, the Sixth Sense and Unbreakable helmer’s latest twisty thriller proves that he’s still got it.<p>You will not be surprised to …

M. Night Shyamalan

You Can See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Trains

8 Coming Travel Trends for 2017

<i>"Follow the trend lines, not the headlines.</i>" - Bill Clinton<p>We live in unsettling times. Up is down, left is right, losers win. Who really knows what is going on--let alone what will be. The wonderful world of travel is no different. No one has a proverbial crystal ball and the annual rituals of …

10 Musicians to Watch in 2017

While this was a huge year for bold-face artists like Beyoncé and Frank Ocean, there have also been plenty of promising up and comers slowly making their way to the forefront of the music scene. And as 2016 steals away legend after legend after legend, we're looking ahead at the new, young voices …

Hippocampus

Burst your bubble: five conservative articles to read before 2016 ends

Looking for more rightwing perspectives to balance your news diet? Here are pieces analyzing Trump’s military appointments and whether he is an aberration<p>This week’s serve of rightwing views comes as the Trump administration is almost bedded down, and he prepares to assume office. What do we know, …

6 Foods To Eat When You're Stressed AF

Step away from the chips.<p>Stress is brought on by a number of circumstances, from work deadlines to major life events. And when we’re overwhelmed, it can be very easy to cope with, say, a handful of chips or a cookie or two.<p>But here’s the thing: The foods our brain likes directs us toward when we’re …

'This Thing Called Country Music': Tradition And Crossover In 2016

In country music, there's no escaping the past. The impulse to look back — to figures enshrined as icons, to sounds that conjure shared references, to historical dependability in general — is strong. But so is the imperative to let the music evolve with changing times and expand its reach in the …

Country Music