Ben Harper takes on police shootings on latest album
 

Ben Harper

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Lissie’s “Daughters” brings clean water to women in developing nations
 

Lissie

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Griffin House’s love song to Paris
 

Griffin House

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Royce Mann: Teenager blasts white privilege in poem

Royce Mann: Teenager blasts white privilege in poem 

It’s been a tough week for race relations in the United States. Two African American men killed by police. One in Louisiana. The other in Minnesota. Both caught on tape. Each causing an uproar. Days later, a sniper gunned down five officers in Dallas. It’s been one bad week. But the root of the problem […]

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July 2016 Playlist

July 2016 Playlist 

I’m a mix making machine who has finally found the ultimate form of musical expression. One CD per month that defines that 30 day span of my life… a musical diary, if you will, where the songs represent my mood, direction and texture. Each month I pull from my library of classics, and mix in […]

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July 2016 Country Mix

July 2016 Country Mix 

Some call country music simple. But those people have small minds. If your soul runs deep – there’s a spot for a fiddle to reverberate. Steel guitars are tuned to tug at heartstrings. Real emotion is attached to the lyrics of down home sound. From the sadness of a Hank Williams tearjerker to George Strait’s […]

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Lance Bass no one needs an AR-15

Lance Bass no one needs an AR-15 

Los Angeles (CNN) Social media has been flooded with tributes to the 49 people killed in the Orlando mass shooting. Famous figures in the L-G-B-T community are also speaking out on Twitter. TV host Andy Cohen tweeted: “I am speechless, sick and so sad reading the news from Orlando. Sending strength to my gay brothers […]

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Dick Van Dyke: Trump as scary as Cuban Missile Crisis

Dick Van Dyke: Trump as scary as Cuban Missile Crisis 

Los Angeles (CNN) – Hollywood has always been a mostly Democratic town — a star-studded cash machine enthusiastically backing both Bill and Hillary Clinton. But in 2016, Bernie Sanders has racked up an eclectic list of big name supporters, as well: Ryan Gosling, Miley Cyrus, Susan Sarandon and Spike Lee. Add to that list — […]

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