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Members of the Nat Turner Rebellion ride in a parade during a Harambe Festival in Springfield, Mass., in the early 1970s. Pictured from left: Major Harris, Ron Hopper, Bill Stratley and Joe Jefferson. Courtesy of Reservoir Media hide caption

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Nat Turner Rebellion On World Cafe

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Yola On World Cafe

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Kyle Kessler holds a pressing of Fiddlin' John Carson's "The Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane," which was recorded at 152 Nassau Street in Atlanta. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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The Birthplace Of Country Music's First Hit Is Being Threatened By Modern Construction

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Citizen Cope performs at WXPN's Free At Noon Concert - recorded live for this session. Gabriela Barbieri/WXPN hide caption

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Citizen Cope On World Cafe

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"I was doing a lot of reflecting on home," Kelsey Lu says of her debut album, Blood. Tyler Mitchell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kelsey Lu, A Classically Trained Rule Breaker

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Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals perform at 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 19, 2019. .Paak's single "Make Me Better" featuring Smokey Robinson is featured on this month's Heavy Rotation. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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Members of Beyonce's Coachella marching band talk about Bey's commitment to authenticity and the show's historic legacy. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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Cautious Clay inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Cautious Clay On World Cafe

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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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