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"With all the compassion in my heart, I just want to say to white people sampling others' music: what you're engaging in is colonialism," Merrill Garbus says. "Name it for what it is."
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Clarinetist and band leader Benny Goodman, photographed in 1959, made history as the first musician to perform jazz with an integrated band in Carnegie Hall in 1938.
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Amidst Political Tumult, Salvadoran Artists Across The Country Discuss Their Work
"The Lick" was named for the "unnamed member of the band entered a strange state of drug-induced psychosis and for a good ten minutes could only seem to muster the words 'the... lick.'"
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