Date: Aug 31st, 2011 · Tags: Jazz News

As Washington DC welcomes the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial — and with “The Help” now dominating at the box office — Americans are reflecting upon the nation’s turbulent racial history, MLK’s contributions to the civil rights movement, and life under segregation. For author Renatta DeBlase, these events seem like yesterday. In the late [continue reading…]

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The MLK Memorial, Race Relations in the Jazz World, and the Turbulent 1960′s, with Jazz Activist Renatta DeBlase