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Country artists like Miko Marks, Rissi Palmer, Mickey Guyton and Willie Jones are making standout music despite the confines of an industry that privileges whiteness. Beto Lopez, Samantha Everette, Rick Diamond/Getty Images, Duane Prokop/Getty Images hide caption

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Country music legend Charley Pride died on Saturday at age 86 from complications of COVID-19. Pride, who gave his final performance last month at the CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn., was the first Black performer inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for CMA hide caption

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Not My Job: Country Singer Charley Pride Gets Quizzed On Shame

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Charley Pride performs at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium in 2015. Erika Goldring/Getty Images hide caption

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'You Look Like Them And Sound Like Us': Charley Pride's Long Journey In Country Music

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