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We Remember Chadwick Boseman: 1976-2020

Jackie Robinson. Thurgood Marshall. James Brown. Three Black heroic icons in their respective professions.  To that, add T’Challa (aka Black Panther) and you have four superheroes.   Aside from their hero status, what do these four men have in common: Chadwick Boseman, who passed away at the age of 43 on August 28 after a four […]

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In Memoriam: Toni Morrison, 1931-2019

On August 5 novelist, poet, editor, and professor Toni Morrison passed away. She was 88 years old.  Morrison was one of the rare authors whose creative output won her both commercial and critical acclaim. Her 11 novels, which include The Bluest Eye (1970), Sula (1973), Song of Solomon (1977), and Beloved (1987), repeatedly made the […]

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In Memory of Gregg Allman: 1947-2017

As both a soloist and a member of the Allman Brothers Band, Gregg Allman will be remembered as one of the preeminent Southern rockers.  The Grammy winner was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, as well as the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.  Rolling Stone magazine named him one of […]

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