10 Best Edwin Starr Songs of All Time

Edwin Starr was an American soul and funk singer who rose to fame in the 1960s and 70s. He had a powerful and distinctive voice that perfectly matched the socially conscious themes of his music. Starr’s most famous song, “War,” was a massive hit in 1970 and became an anthem for the anti-war movement. The


10 Best The Staple Singers Songs of All Time

The Staple Singers were a family gospel group that emerged from Chicago in the 1950s. The group consisted of Roebuck “Pops” Staples and his children Cleotha, Pervis, and Mavis. They were known for their soulful and powerful vocal harmonies, combined with Pops Staples’ distinctive guitar playing. The Staple Singers were also notable for their socially


10 Best Yoko Ono Songs of All Time

Yoko Ono is a Japanese multimedia artist, musician, and peace activist who rose to fame in the 1960s and 70s as an avant-garde artist and a pioneering figure in the Fluxus movement. Born in Tokyo in 1933, Ono spent her childhood between Japan and the United States, and later attended Sarah Lawrence College where she


10 Best The Only Ones Songs of All Time

The Only Ones were an English rock band formed in London in 1976. They are known for their unique blend of punk, power pop, and new wave music. Led by singer-songwriter Peter Perrett, the band achieved moderate success in the late 1970s and early 1980s with their edgy and melodic sound. Their self-titled debut album


Baltimore to host America’s first dirt bike campus

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com After more than a year of work, Brittany Young, founder of B-360, accepted a $3 million federal investment for the nation’s first dirt bike campus on March 24.  “Imagine a space where you can ride indoors, a space [where] you can run outdoors, a commercial kitchen, classrooms [with] homegrown


Bowie State University’s Performing Arts Center theatre named for Dionne Warwick

By Deborah Bailey, Contributing Editor Bowie State University’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) now bears the name of internationally renowned singer, Dionne Warwick. In a ceremony this past week, the PAC theatre was formally renamed the Dionne Warwick Performing Arts Theatre.   Hundreds gathered in attendance to celebrate with Warwick and the campus, including Gospel Singer, BeBe