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The Politics Of Passing 1964's Civil Rights Act

The act, which turns 50 this year, ended the era of legal segregation in public accommodations, like restaurants and hotels.

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Music Reviews

Carlene Carter Carries The Heavy Burden Of History Lightly

The country singer treats the classic songs on her new album like living, vital pieces of art that can withstand being taken apart, thought about and re-imagined.


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