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The business of self-care and how to budget for it 

By Megan SaylesAFRO Business Writermsayles@afro.com Although reducing stress and promoting well-being go hand in hand for many, it’s easy to confuse the act of “self-soothing” with what is called “self-care.” The former is typically reactive and occurs when a person engages in an activity to provide instant relief for emotional, mental or physical distress. The

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By Aria Brent AFRO Staff Writer abrent@afro.com Regardless of the genre, music plays a special role in the human experience by providing us with sounds that help define certain moments, feelings and occasions. Everyone seems to have a soundtrack to their life.  Certain sounds can connect with and impact different parts of the body–even everyday noises can

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New Music Alert! Narada Michael Walden and Cornell ‘CC’ Carter Hook Up for Hot Jam + Sargent Tucker Reshapes A Marvin Gaye Classic | LISTEN

Narada Michael Walden *Following up on his Official Indie R&B Chart #1 track, “It’s So Nice,” Cornell CC Carter is back with new music. And this time he brought his longtime friend, Grammy-winning producer Narada Michael Walden, to bring “I’d Rather Dance with You.” The song, which the pair wrote together, centers on what Soul