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Soul Music Aches As Isaac Hayes Passes

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Soul Music Aches As Isaac Hayes Passes

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Soul Music Aches As Isaac Hayes Passes

Soul Music Aches As Isaac Hayes Passes

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Isaac Hayes made history when he became the first African-American to win an Oscar for Best Music and Original Song in 1972.

While younger generations know him best for his work on South Park, his leadership in the Civil Rights Movement is also of note.

Farai Chideya talks with music critic Stephen Ivory about Hayes' legacy.

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