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'We've Always Had A Seat At The Table': Solange On Conversations That Heal

The singer's latest album, A Seat At The Table, arose from a personal need for healing and empowerment — but it has touched many others. And that, she says, is "the most powerful part of it all."

Spectrolite Roger Sellers
Yellow Bird Pretty Lights

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Access To Abortion Could Be Curtailed Under Trump Administration

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An Evening I will Not Forget Dermot Kennedy
Working Man's Blues [DVD] Merle Haggard

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain (left) and Secretary of State John Kerry both continue to serve the country in official capacities after their failed presidential bids. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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All Hail The Presidential Also-Rans

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Arroyo Erik Truffaz
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After Thoughts Oddisee
T.O.N.Y. [Instrumental] Solange

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'We've Always Had A Seat At The Table': Solange On Conversations That Heal

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Cranes in the Sky
Seems So Long Ago Nancy Marco Benevento

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton boards her plane during the final days of the 2016 campaign bound for a day of Florida campaigning in Miami on Tuesday, Oct. 26 — her 69th birthday. Melina Mara/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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After 4 Decades Of Breaking Molds, Clinton Failed To Shatter The Ultimate Ceiling

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Dream Of You And Me Future Islands
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Singles
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On The Table Oddisee
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Hallelujah Jeff Buckley
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Que S'est-il Passe Tommy Guerrero
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Hallelujah Chris Botti
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Trump Won Their Vote. Now They Want Him To Meet Expectations

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Amy Adams stars as linguistics professor Louise Banks in the new movie Arrival, adapted from a Ted Chiang short story. The science fiction author spent five years studying linguistics before writing "Story of Your Life." Jan Thijs/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'Arrival' Author's Approach To Science Fiction? Slow, Steady And Successful

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