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Former VIBE Writer, Kevin Powell, Sues ‘All Eyez On Me’ For Copyright Infringement

Kevin Powell, a founding staff member of VIBE magazine and former senior writer, has filed a federal lawsuit against the producers and writers behind the recently…

20 Years Later: Tupac Is Hip-Hop’s Prophet Of Rage And Revolution

I have never met anyone like Tupac Shakur, and I doubt I will ever meet anyone like him ever again. In the past few days I have done a number of media interviews…

Kevin Powell Weighs In On Donald Sterling, Civil Rights, and American Racism

It was Albert Einstein who said it best, long ago: insanity is saying or doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. Well, American racism…

Kevin Powell Pens Blog Post On Nelson Mandela’s Impact For ESPN

To commemorate the life and memory of the late Nelson Mandela, VIBE veteran Kevin Powell penned a post for ESPN about the South African legend’s global impact. Here is…

20 Years Of Doggystyle: VIBE Veteran Kevin Powell Looks Back At Snoop’s Classic Album

Kevin Powell knows a thing or two about hip-hop. Back before the 47-year-old New Jersey native embarked on his current career in politics and public speaking, he was a…

VIBE At 20: Kevin Powell Recalls Jailhouse Interview With Tupac , Ep. 3

Tupac always kept it 100. His consistency was apparent not only in his music but also in the eyes of VIBE scribe-turned-political-activist Kevin Powell, who interviewed…

Trayvon Martin Invitational Held at Harlem’s Rucker Park [PHOTOS]

The first-ever Trayvon Martin Invitational is being held over the weekend at the iconic Rucker Park in Harlem. In conjunction with VIBE Magazine, HOT 97, BKNY Printing…

Dear Trayvon: A Letter to America

Activist and author Kevin Powell writes a powerful, heartfelt dedication to a boy slain merely for being Black in America Dear Trayvon: I have started this letter to…