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Friday Nite Videos | March 12, 2021

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Closing In? Trump Caught on Tape Calling January 6 'Important Date'. Higher Ground 2020. W. Kamau Bell Talks Covid With Black Health Care Workers. Meet the Women Empowering QAnon. Why New Covid Variants Are Spreading Faster.

Higher Ground 2020 (Stevie Wonder) | Playing for Change

New version, with r&b vocalist Aloe Blacc, world-renowned percussionist Sheila E., blues vocalist Shemekia Copeland,  soul folk duo The War and Treaty, banjo greats Bela Fleck and Silkroad's Rhiannon Giddens, and pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph.

Friday Nite Videos | June 19, 2020

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Amber Ruffin Shares a Lifetime of Traumatic Run-Ins With Police. Carnegie Hall Live: Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi. Fox News’s Law & Order Experts. Lynchings and Racial Violence During Reconstruction. The Tulsa Race Massacre: Then and Now.

Rhiannon Giddens and What Folk Music Means

John Jeremiah Sullivan The New Yorker
Rhiannon Giddens's multicultural background has presented particular challenges of self-definition. She is an artist of color who plays and records what she describes as "black non-black music," reviving a forgotten history.

Tidbits - Aug. 2, 2018 - Reader Comments: 2018 - Trump Country Cracking?, Embracing Democratic Socialism; MLK's Early Socialist Ideas; Household Debt; NATO; Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War”; Billy Joel; Meat Surplus; Resources; Announcements....

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Reader Comments: 2018 and Trump Country Cracking, Parts Embrace Democratic Socialism; Young MLK Already Had Socialist Ideas; Medicare; Household Debt; NATO: Time Up; Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War”; Billy Joel; Meat Surplus; Resources; Announcements

Tidbits - September 24, 2015 - Refugee Crisis, Solidarity; Jeremy Corbyn, Bernie Sanders, Woman Held in Mental Health Facility; Rhiannon Giddens; and more...

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Reader Comments: Refugee Crisis, Solidarity and Worker Rights; Radical Roots of Great Grape Strike and the United Farmworkers; Jeremy Corbyn, Bernie Sanders; Woman Held in Mental Health Facility Because Police Didn't Believe Her; Rhiannon Giddens and Old-Time Music's Black Roots; Announcements - New York and Los Angeles - Greece,Spain, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Cuba
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