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The Jazz Crusaders: Only Stix Hooper remains

Sunday, Oct. 4, Wilton Felder, a bassist and tenor saxophonist, perhaps best remembered as a founding member of the Jazz Crusaders, died at his home in Whittier, Calif.

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Iconic rebel Grace Lee Boggs dead at 100

In the annals of Detroit’s radical history, Grace Lee Boggs was unique.

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Health care providers appeal for Mumia Abu-Jamal

More than 40 health care providers have signed and delivered an appeal to Pennsylvania state officials, including Gov. Tom Wolf, requesting proper care for Mumia Abu-Jamal and thousands of other inmates infected with hepatitis C.

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Economic woes for Abyssinian Development Corporation

When it rains, it pours—at least that’s the deluge Abyssinian Development Corporation is experiencing nowadays.

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A popular pope

Pope Francis’ six-day, three-city visit to the United States may have either brought divisions closer together or provided the opposing forces enough calm to be comfortable in their separation.

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The sultry and magnificent Pearl Bailey

After Pope Francis did New York City, his next stop was Philadelphia, where he was serenaded by the “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin.

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Obama and Putin—stalemate

Call it poker, chess or political arm wrestling.

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Bush’s ‘free stuff’ sparks reaction

Bush’s ‘free stuff’ sparks reaction.

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Dr. Carson inflames Muslim community

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker shot his wad of cash and bowed out of the presidential race Monday.

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Tribute for African internationalist Elombe Brath at Schomburg

Last weekend a delegation of activists met with President Hage Gottfried Geingob of Namibia.

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