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Nearly a Half-Century into Legendary Career, Lenny Williams Still Doing ‘Fine’

Lenny Williams launched his solo career in 1974 with “Pray for the Lion.” In April 2020, a full 46 years later, he’s still making records. His latest studio album, “Fine,” is his 18th. Few recording artists have shared Williams’ consistency and longevity. Best known for his 1975 hit, “’Cause I Love You,” Williams has been

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Congress Approves Medal of Honor for Army Sergeant Who Dragged Comrades from Burning Vehicle

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — After a 15-year effort by his family and members of Congress, the U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed a bill authorizing a posthumous Medal of Honor for U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Alwyn Cashe. Introduced by U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy (D-Fla.), Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) and Michael Waltz (R-Fla.), the bill waives a

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‘He Breaks Barriers’: Nissim Black Becomes Internationally Known Jewish rapper

LOS ANGELES— In Israel, the sight of an African American man dressed in full Hasidic regalia tends to attract second glances even from people who don’t recognize this person as an internationally-known Orthodox Jewish rapper. Above all else, however, Nissim Black craves authenticity. He is who he is and can live with the attention. “I

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Study: Great Depression Banking Policies Helped Create Urban Hot Spots

RICHMOND, Virginia—Research examining the link between hot weather and construction methods is allowing city officials to right decades-old wrongs resulting from discriminatory banking practices. A four-year study conducted by the Science Museum of Virginia shed light on discriminatory banking practice. (Photo by David Bjorgen) A four-year study conducted by the Science Museum of Virginia found

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‘I’m the Least Racist Person In This Room’: Trump, Biden Spar Over Race In Final Debate

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden fielded questions about race relations in America during the final presidential debate Thursday, after an intense clash on the topic in their first meeting saw Biden calling the president “racist.” The exchange was one of the more heated of the night, as Biden again took aim

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‘Made It Out’ Author Recalls Escape From Streets of New Orleans and Corporate America

Ross Williams made it out, and then he wrote a book about it. Growing up in New Orleans’ 7th Ward can be rife with challenges. The horror stories far exceed the successful ones. Ross’s journey is an exception, and an exceptional one. Surrounded by a solid family with community values, Williams attended Tulane University where

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Homicide Investigator on Leave Over Black Lives Matter Incident Was Previously Sued Over Police Work

When Cloyd Steiger was placed on administrative leave from the Washington Attorney General’s Office for causing a public scene over a waitress’s Black Lives Matter pin, it wasn’t the first time his conduct had been called into question. Steiger, a homicide investigator, was placed on leave Sept. 8 after Reese Vincent, a waitress at the Tacoma

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