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  • In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand

    In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand
    There's a line in New York rapper ASAP Ferg's syrupy new track "Talk It," a musical response to the death of Michael Brown and the subsequent riots in Ferguson, Mo., that underscored the calcified nature of relations between black communities and the police across America in 2014.
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces Class of 2015. See how good our predictions were

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces Class of 2015. See how good our predictions were
    Green Day, Lou Reed and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts and Stevie Ray Vaughn are among the 2015 inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning. Just as Lehigh Valley Music said they should be. Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes,...

    Black men: Beware of police officers

    It's one of the best-known lines of any English-language poet -- Robert Burns' reflection on the upper-class church lady who doesn't realize there's a louse crawling around on her bonnet. "O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us, To see oursels as ithers see...

    The fire next time ... may engulf Ferguson

    By every indication -- from both the street and civic offices -- Ferguson, Missouri is expected to blow. The grand jury decision on whether a white police officer will be charged in the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old black man could come any...

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces new nominees: Who should get in; who shouldn't

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces new nominees: Who should get in; who shouldn't
    Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, the Smiths, Lou Reed and Sting are among the 2015 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning. Other nominated are repeats N.W.A., Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes,...