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A Life Of Irresistible Creation: Marian Anderson In Songs And Pictures

Friday, August 27, 2021

The trailblazing singer, who broke the color barrier at the Metropolitan Opera in 1955, is remembered in a deluxe new release of albums and images.


We Insist: A Century Of Black Music Against State Violence

Friday, June 26, 2020

These songs take on some of the ugliest stories in our history and reflect the commitment of Black musicians to telling the truth of how Black people have been wronged, and survived, and fought back.


Listening For Marian Anderson In The Past And Present

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Anderson was an early inspiration for scholar Shana Redmond, who explores the places she still feels the diva's presence: an inscrutable photo, a scrap of silent film, a concert borne on her legacy.


Faith Under Fire: Jay Z's 'Spiritual' Is A Modern Song Of Sorrow

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

In Jay Z's latest song, released last week after the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, no amount of wealth or prestige allows him to forget that he is a black man, under threat.