Inspiring Women Singers from Three Generations

Great music has always had the power to move the soul as well as the feet, and since modern music began, women singers and musicians have been at the very heart of it. Some singers have also transcended the consumerist nature of 'pop' and used their music to spread a positive message, and legends such as Nina Simone have become known for their message as well as their music. Nina's legacy is still relevant and still growing, as we see with these three inspiring women singers who first found fame … [Read more...] says TY, ‘band members of Pussy Riot are free’

We want to thank all 23000 signers who signed our petition to grant honorary Parisian citizenship to the Russian band: Pussy Riot - Nadejda Tolokonnikova, Ekaterina Samoutsevitch, and Maria Alekhina. Pussy Riot is a Russian feminist punk-rock collective based in Moscow. Founded in August 2011, it has a variable membership of approximately 11 women ranging in age from about 20 to 33, who wear brightly colored balaclavas and use only nicknames during interviews. They stage … [Read more...]

Celebrate The Meaning of ‘Amen’

The Meaning of Amen By Donald Michael Kraig Amen! Perhaps you pronounce it Ay-men or Ah-men or Ah-main or even Oh-mein. You say it at the end of prayers or after someone says something you agree with. So be it. Verily. Truly. They’re all translations of the word “Amen.” But is that the true definition?     Philologists, experts in the history of language, acknowledge that the source of the word is ancient Hebrew. It was adopted into the Greek and from there moved into other Western … [Read more...]

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