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Music

Duke Ellington's Melodies Carry A Message Of Social Justice
Image from: Library of Congress/Charlotte Brooks

Duke Ellington's Melodies Carry A Message Of Social Justice

At a moment when there is a longstanding heated debate over how artists and pop culture figures should engage in social activism, the life and career of musical legend Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington offers a model of how to do it right.
What's So Scary About Music? (To Republicans)

What's So Scary About Music? (To Republicans)

Congress would be a better place with more musicians, and while her campaign was joking about a 'College Band Congressional Caucus', Kara is looking forward to working with politicians like Beto O'Rourke, who lead with heart-- and music.