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  • Dolphins DT Anthony Johnson hitting all the right notes

    Dolphins DT Anthony Johnson hitting all the right notes
    Not long after Dolphins defensive tackle Anthony Johnson finished singing the national anthem at Dolphins Cycling Challenge on Sunday, an onlooker approached and told him it was the best rendition of the "The Star-Spangled Banner" he's ever heard.
  • Ledisi disappointed, not upset at Beyonce's choice to sing her 'Selma' soundtrack song

    Beyonce gave a resplendent rendition of "Precious Lord, Take My Hand" at the Grammys but it was Ledisi who gave the song revived attention with her performance of it for "Selma." Ledisi plays Mahalia Jackson in the Oscar-nominated film and sings the song...

    Rhiannon Giddens discovers true calling with help from friends

     Rhiannon Giddens discovers true calling with help from friends
    What a difference a year makes. Toward the end of 2013, singer-fiddler Rhiannon Giddens and her band, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, were at a crossroads. One of the group's original members, Dom Flemons, had decided to pursue a solo career, leaving...

    In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life

    In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life
    Growing up in the Soviet Union, Emilia Tynes-Mensah did the same things other children did. She read the classics of literary master Alexander Pushkin, listened to the symphonies of Peter Tchaikovsky and heard the propaganda that life here was better than...

    50 holiday things to do with the kids Or 50 things to do with the kids: Holiday edition

    "Illumination" at the Morton Arboretum You'll never be so happy that night falls early as when you're at Morton Arboretum's dazzling and inventive winter light show, which returns after last year's triumphant debut. So much more than an impressive...