Music That Makes a Difference 2018
 

Music That Makes a Difference 2018

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Jack Johnson

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Two American veterans weigh-in on Trump’s Muslim platform

Two American veterans weigh-in on Trump’s Muslim platform 

Los Angeles (CNN) In the divisive campaign for the presidency, it seems most Americans agree that going after families of fallen soldiers should be off-limits. Democrats and some Republicans are condemning Donald Trump for saying that the father of a U.S. Muslim soldier who died in Iraq had “no right” to criticize him. Trump also […]

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Royce Mann: Teenager blasts white privilege in poem

Royce Mann: Teenager blasts white privilege in poem 

Atlanta (CNN) 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 […]

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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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Blair Underwood: Trials, triumphs of black Olympians

Blair Underwood: Trials, triumphs of black Olympians 

Los Angeles (CNN) – They’ve fled war and poverty and been forced to abandon their homes. Hidden among the nearly 20-million refugees worldwide are some world-class athletes. Now, for the first time, a team made up of entirely refugees will compete in the Rio Summer Games this August — competing under the Olympic flag. The […]

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Ben Harper takes on police shootings on latest album

Ben Harper takes on police shootings on latest album 

Los Angeles (CNN) Perhaps it all started with “Go Down Moses” or maybe “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” African-Americans have been using music and song for decades to protest slavery, oppression and discrimination. In recent months, there’s been a reawakening of sorts. Be it Beyoncé and her Super Bowl performance and new album, “Lemonade;” Prince […]

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Bob Lefsetz: Rockers cancel shows over divisive law

Bob Lefsetz: Rockers cancel shows over divisive law 

Los Angeles (CNN) Rock stars are cancelling concerts in the southern U.S. They’re protesting bills that deny services to same-sex couples or prevent transgender people from choosing bathrooms based on their gender identity. Bruce Springsteen called off a show in Greensboro, North Carolina: “To my mind, it’s an attempt by people who cannot stand the […]

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

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

Los Angeles (CNN) Women in Africa spend 40 billion hours a year walking to get water, according to the United Nations. The practice dates back generations, can be extremely dangerous and prevents communities from reaching any sort of gender parity. A world away, on her farm in Iowa, singer/songwriter Lissie is trying to do something about […]

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Erin Brockovich: No quick fix to U.S. water crisis

Erin Brockovich: No quick fix to U.S. water crisis 

Los Angeles (CNN) As many as 12,000 children could develop serious health issues in Flint, Michigan, simply because they drank the city’s water. Politicians are to blame. And the reason why: money. Flint went broke in 2014. It had outsourced its drinking water to the Detroit Water and Sewage Department. Their water comes from Lake […]

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Griffin House’s love song to Paris

Griffin House’s love song to Paris 

Nashville (CNN) – November 13, 2015. The darkest day for the City of Light. Suicide bombers and terrorists with guns murdered 130 innocent people dining in Parisian cafés, enjoying a soccer match and dancing at a rock concert. Most of those killed were at the Bataclan Theatre… 89 souls lost simply because they loved music. Weeks […]

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