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UK Black History Month is ‘Proud To Be’

Black History Month has been recognized in the UK every October, since 1987. The theme of this year’s events centers on pride with the title “Proud to Be.” In a time that has been far from easy for the Black community, the focus is shifted towards joy and ...

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Prioritizing Mental Health With Sound Mind Live

Following World Mental Health Day, which took place earlier this month on October 10, we spoke with Chris Bullard, Executive Director of Sound Mind. The organization emphasizes the importance of open discussion surrounding mental health.  The music...

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Celebrating Black Business Month: A Conversation with J. Erving

In honor of Black Business Month, we’re highlighting J. Erving, who founded his Los Angeles-based distribution company Human Re Sources in 2017. Last December, The Orchard acquired Human Re Sources from Troy Carter’s Q&A Holdings. At the helm of Human ...

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Navigating the Music Biz As A Parent (Op-Ed)

In the United States, we collectively recognize mothers in May and fathers in June, but did you know that parents get another day in July? In 1994, congress unanimously passed “The Parents’ Day Resolution” recognizing the fourth Sunday in July as an annual...

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Mental Health Organizations For Music Industry Professionals

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Within the music industry, there are many factors that contribute to the deprioritization of mental health. To top it off, the line between emotion and production is often blurred or completely erased in many creative ...

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Reflecting On The Words Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Much has happened since last January, but not much has changed. As the United States recognizes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 18, it’s important to acknowledge what this day symbolizes. This federal holiday should be used to perpetuate...