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"The essence of country music is talking about your experiences," Priscilla Renea says. Kyle Goldberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Priscilla Renea Refuses To Be Quiet About Racism In Country Music

Dolly Parton, one of Renea's favorite singers, says you have to stay quiet to make it in show business. But Renea refuses to downplay her experiences as a black woman in country music.

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"The essence of country music is talking about your experiences," Priscilla Renea says. Kyle Goldberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Priscilla Renea Refuses To Be Quiet About Racism In Country Music

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