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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

The 1960’s – From Civil Rights to Black Power

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Adam Clayton Powell (clip)

Adam Clayton Powell’s life was a controversial one, involving militancy during the chapter of American history that saw a number of militant black leaders rebel against racial prejudice, sometimes in a violent manner. This portrayal is based on an interview Powell granted to Gil Noble of WABC-TV shortly before Powell’s death. Produced by Gil Noble. 58 minutes, color and B/W.
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15. Langston Hughes

Peter P., 17, spent two months sleeping on his school’s roof after becoming homeless in April. When administrators at Dominguez High School learned of his situation, they didn’t help with essential services or support. They suspended him and turned him over to the police for trespassing, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.
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The Assassination of Fred Hampton How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther 2 of 3

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