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Shop Great Site for Dope HBCU Hoodies and History

One of the things that you will catch me doing in my free time is reading. History is one of the things that has always been something I’ve gravitated to. Black History is one of the things that grabbed my attention even as a youngster. In middle school, my parents bought me a set of Black History encyclopedias. During my senior year of high school, me and some friends visited Clark Atlanta, Fort Valley and FAMU. College didn’t come calling until I had all my kids much later in life. Despite t...
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Lasch—Education and Politics

Christopher Lasch The Revolt of the Elites (1995) The great weakness in [Horace] Mann's educational philosophy was the assumption that education takes place only in schools. Perhaps it is unfair to say that Mann bequeathed this fatal assumption to subsequent generations of educators... An inability to see beyond the school after all—a tendency to speak as if schooling and education were synonymous terms—should probably be regarded as an occupational hazard of professional educators, a form of...
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The New York City Kids Who Wrote A History Of Black Composer Florence Price

A middle-school class at NY’s Special School discovered there was no Price biography aimed at children – so “this beautiful book emerged that they wrote together, 45 of them together.” – NPR
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What’s The Future For Musicians Who Work On Streaming Shows?

In terms of payment, it’s a huge mess – thanks to the failure to win residuals from reruns in the 1960s, plus streamers’ legendary anti-union stances: “A growing number of producers are not hiring union musicians in order to avoid any kind of future payments.” – Variety
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How John Coltrane Became A Literal Saint

A church founder says hearing Coltrane turned him into “born-again believer in that anointed sound that leaped down from the tone of heaven out of the very mind of God, stepped from the very wall of creation.” – The New York Times
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Beat that: Berlin’s techno DJs seek Unesco world heritage status

Group seeks cultural protection for music that defined reunification eraGetting into Berlin’s famous Berghain nightclub is a formidable task, even for some of the world’s best-known DJs. So they are unfazed by the challenge of persuading Unesco to grant heritage status to Berlin techno.The artists behind the Love Parade festival, DJs who pioneered the genre, and the impresarios of the German capital’s biggest clubs believe the backing of the UN body is vital for securing the future of the counte...
Tags: Europe, Music, Germany, Berlin, World news, Culture, Unesco, Dance music, Un, Clubbing, Berghain


Let him be: how McCartney saved roadie from arrest after Beatles final concert

Diaries of band’s road manager, Mal Evans, revealing chaos at gig to feature in major biographyThe police famously tried to shut down the Beatles’s rooftop concert on 30 January 1969, over concerns of breach of the peace, in what was to be the band’s final public performance. Now a further backstage drama has emerged with the revelation that Paul McCartney afterwards used his charm to stop a police officer from arresting their road manager and confidant, Mal Evans.Kenneth Womack, one of the worl...
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