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The members of SOL Development (Left to right): Brittany Tanner, Felicia Gangloff-Bailey, Karega Bailey and Lauren Adams. Brian Freeman /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Oakland Collective SOL Development Preserves The 'The SOL Of Black Folk'

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Loah On World Cafe

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Solange Goes On An Exploration Of Origin With 'When I Get Home'

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Racism In American South Inspired Gary Clark Jr.'s 'This Land'

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Kenny White On Mountain Stage

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Gary Clark Jr. On World Cafe

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Mavis Staples On World Cafe

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Macy Gray On World Cafe

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