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Churchill Downer: The Forgotten Racial History Of Kentucky's State Song

"My Old Kentucky Home" is sung every year at the Kentucky Derby. Written in 1852 as an anti-slavery ballad, the song has a more sinister meaning upon closer examination.

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Beyond 'Sesame Street': A New Sesame Studios Channel On YouTube

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Sturgill Simpson's new album, A Sailor's Guide to Earth, is meant as a musical letter to his wife and son. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sturgill Simpson Puts A Paternal Twist On Hard-Edged Country

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Nearing Life's End, A Mother Reflects On 'The Most Important Thing I Did'

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Churchill Downer: The Forgotten Racial History Of Kentucky's State Song

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