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Willie Mae Thornton was a foremother of rock. These kids carry her legacy forward

Women are underrepresented as artists and songwriters and make up less than 3% of credited music producers. For women of color that number is even lower. That's why Willie Mae is so important.

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Sunday Puzzle: Battle of the Board Games

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Willie Mae Thornton was a foremother of rock. These kids carry her legacy forward

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