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New Book Examines Stax Records, Race

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OutKast Reuniting? All you OutKast fans get ready for the unicorns, feather-fringe pants, gold grills and jheri curl juice… Read More

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Black music, especially jazz, has never been afraid of change. Since strutting out of the Storyville whorehouses where piano players… Read More

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Death of the Communicator

The State of Black Radio:
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