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Roy Hargrove, Trumpeter Who Gave Jazz a Jolt of Youth, Dies at 49 | The New York Times Roy Hargrove, a virtuoso trumpeter who became a symbol of jazz’s youthful renewal in the early 1990s, and then established himself as one of the most respected musicians of his generation, died on Friday in Manhattan. He was 49.

Roy Hargrove, a virtuoso trumpeter who became a symbol of jazz’s youthful renewal in the early 1990s, and then established himself as one of the most respected musicians of his generation, died on Friday in Manhattan. He was 49.

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Barry Jenkins Brings James Baldwin Home to Harlem | The Atlantic The U.S. premiere of the film adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk, held at the historic Apollo Theater, captured all the generous, urgent love the writer’s work conveyed.

The U.S. premiere of the film adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk, held at the historic Apollo Theater, captured all the generous, urgent love the writer’s work conveyed.

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31 Black Owned Wine Businesses | Shoppe Black

Shoppe Black Staff Shoppe Black of my favorite drinks are water, tequila and wine. Red wine specifically. Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, more specifically, in case you want to send me some. That being said, here’s a list of Black Owned Wine Businesses that will help you find your new favorite. Black Owned Wineries Abbey Creek Vineyard (North Plains, OR) is a small-batch winery owned by Bertony Faustin, Oregon’s first recorded Black winemaker. He produces wines like chardonnay, pinot gris and pinot noir, including several special batches. Domaine Curry (Napa, CA) is a partnership between Ayesha Curry, her sister-in-law, Sydel Curry […]

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The Supreme Court Justice Who Forever Changed Affirmative Action | The Atlantic Justice Lewis Powell’s ruling in the 1978 case Regents v. Bakke buoyed affirmative action—but in the process, it transformed how colleges think about race and equality in admissions.

Justice Lewis Powell’s ruling in the 1978 case Regents v. Bakke buoyed affirmative action—but in the process, it transformed how colleges think about race and equality in admissions.

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He’s a Rhodes Scholar. The G.O.P. Keeps Calling Him a ‘Big-City Rapper.’ | The New York Times PORT EWEN, N.Y. — It has taken 12 years, but Antonio Delgado has finally received recognition for his brief career as a rap artist. All it took was for him to run for Congress in New York.

PORT EWEN, N.Y. — It has taken 12 years, but Antonio Delgado has finally received recognition for his brief career as a rap artist.

All it took was for him to run for Congress in New York.

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When Having a Progressive Record Isn’t Enough | The Atlantic Ayanna Pressley’s challenge to the Democrat Mike Capuano in Massachusetts shows how the left is looking for candidates with “lived experience.”

Ayanna Pressley’s challenge to the Democrat Mike Capuano in Massachusetts shows how the left is looking for candidates with “lived experience.”

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