R. Kelly and Bill Cosby are not being lynched | Boston Globe If any of these people want to see a public lynching, original photos aren’t hard to find. They can see the hideously disfigured Till in his coffin, left open by his mother Mamie so that the world could see what racists had done to her son.

If any of these people want to see a public lynching, original photos aren’t hard to find. They can see the hideously disfigured Till in his coffin, left open by his mother Mamie so that the world could see what racists had done to her son.

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Rory ‘DC’ Felton, victim of fatal stabbing, remembered as pioneering member of go-go scene | The Washington Post Rory “DC” Felton, a pioneering member of the city’s go-go scene, was remembered Sunday for his ebullient personality and his love of the District — best captured by the energetic tune “Take a Little Ride Through the City,” which the saxophonist co-wrote with his Rare Essence bandmates.

Rory “DC” Felton, a pioneering member of the city’s go-go scene, was remembered Sunday for his ebullient personality and his love of the District — best captured by the energetic tune “Take a Little Ride Through the City,” which the saxophonist co-wrote with his Rare Essence bandmates.

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Underground Railroad Freedom Center will take Mavis Staples there. Singer-activist to be honored. | Cincinnati.com The Freedom Center created the Everyday Freedom Hero Award to recognize individuals and organizations who strive to live up to the ideals of the Underground Railroad movement – courage, cooperation and perseverance – while using one’s resources for the well being and betterment of their community.

The Freedom Center created the Everyday Freedom Hero Award to recognize individuals and organizations who strive to live up to the ideals of the Underground Railroad movement – courage, cooperation and perseverance – while using one’s resources for the well being and betterment of their community.

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Read Mary J. Blige’s Heartfelt Nina Simone Rock Hall Induction Speech | Rolling Stone Blige honors Simone for singing songs "about injustice, struggle, and black life [that] resonate to this day"

Blige honors Simone for singing songs “about injustice, struggle, and black life [that] resonate to this day”

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John Coltrane Draws a Picture Illustrating the Mathematics of Music | Open Culture

Facebook0Twitter0MailJosh Jones, Open Culture Physicist and saxophonist Stephon Alexander has argued in his many public lectures and his book The Jazz of Physics that Albert Einstein and John Coltrane had quite a lot in common. Alexander in particular draws our attention to the so-called “Coltrane circle,” which resembles what any musician will recognize as the […]

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