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The Grammy Awards

A Year After The #MeToo Grammys, Women Are Still Missing In Music

After last year's Grammys, the president of the Recording Academy said that women needed to "step up" in the business. Women and men in the business pushed back, but what's actually changed?

Let Me Talk To You Kool Keith feat Kutmasta Kurt
Europa and the Bull The Olympians

Wide-mouthed blackface figures of Uncle Tom and postcards of eating watermelon perpetuated negative stereotypes about African-Americans. The minstrel caricatures showed up on toys, games, books, postcards and everyday household items. Olivia Sun/NPR hide caption

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Virginia Scandals Draw Attention To The Dehumanizing History Of Blackface

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Apogee Tycho
All I Want Broken Social Scene
Mike Modrak Michael Cera

Residents of Reading, Pa., wait in line at the St. James Chapel food bank. Four out of 10 households in Reading receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits. During the shutdown, they received February benefits early, and many will run out before the next payment in March. Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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With The Shutdown Over — For Now — The Country's Neediest Are Still Scrambling

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Empathy Kelsey Lu
Silo Song Laura Veirs
Lovers
Love Like You (Instrumental) Jeremiah George
Fly Ludovico Einaudi
Three-Two Clogs
Younger The Mountain Goats
When the Sky Falls Black Milk
Can't Stop Smiling Black Cat
Saving a Life Richard Houghten

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A Year After The #MeToo Grammys, Women Are Still Missing In Music

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Izzy Young in Sept. 2007. Frank Beacham/Courtesy of Frank Beacham hide caption

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Izzy Young, Center To The Folk Music Revival, Dies At 90

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