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Pop Culture Happy Hour

'Summer Of Soul' Celebrates A 1969 Black Cultural Festival Eclipsed By Woodstock

The Harlem Cultural Festival was filled with stars from soul, R&B, blues and jazz and drew more than 300,000 people. Questlove directs this breathtaking chronicle of Black culture in a pivotal moment.

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Connie Rocha, now 95, is seen here during her StoryCorps interview in San Antonio on Feb. 18, 2008. Rose Gorman for StoryCorps hide caption

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An Independent Spirit Guided Her Through World War II — And Beyond

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Texas Lawmakers Return For A Second Shot At Tighter Voting Laws

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So Natural Northern American
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'Summer Of Soul' Celebrates A 1969 Black Cultural Festival Eclipsed By Woodstock

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My Brain (Zig-Zag) [#][*][Instrumental] Sly & the Family Stone

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