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Back Issues: Ebony, April 1971

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Back Issues: Jet Magazine, October 12, 1972

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Apollo Benefit

getty images     A-List celebrities. Musical performances. Fancy foods. Read accounts of Saturday’s benefit event, which raised $1.5 million for the Apollo Theater: Forbes, “Celebrities Gather At The Hamptons For Billionaire Ronald Perelman’s Apollo Benefit“ Wall Street Journal, “In … Continue reading

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Back Issues: Ebony, February 1979

In Memoriam Nick Ashford, 1942 – 2011

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Back Issues: Jet Magazine, November 14, 1974

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Still Playing

The face of Harlem may be in transition, but it remains the “soul of jazz” as stated in this article from The New York Post. The author profiles three contemporary jazz musicians who are keeping Harlem’s musical traditions intact today. … Continue reading

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Back Issues: Jet Magazine, April 11, 1974

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Recollections: Patricia Davis

From Stephen McMillian at SoulTrain.com comes this interview with former Soul Train dancer Patricia Davis. She shares her memories of her time on- and off-camera with artists like James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson and Diana Ross. It’s really a … Continue reading

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Back Issues: Jet Magazine, December 12, 1974

 

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival was held earlier this month on the National Mall in Washington, DC. This year’s festival featured an exhibit called “Rhythm and Blues: Tell It Like It Is” and you can still access photos, videos and other … Continue reading

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