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Three Little Sistas Called Watoto From The Nile Put Lil’ Wayne on Blast

• March 14, 2011 • Comments Off on Three Little Sistas Called Watoto From The Nile Put Lil’ Wayne on Blast

Shirley Sherrod Sues Right-Wing Blogger Andrew Breitbart for Libel

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Dana Carvey Resurrects The Church Lady Guest Hosting SNL, Saturday, February 5, 2011

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New Year’s Songs: George Winston, “The Snowman, Walking in the Air”

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The Ancestors Take The Ivory Queen of Soul, The Lady T, Teena Marie

• December 29, 2010 • Comments Off on The Ancestors Take The Ivory Queen of Soul, The Lady T, Teena Marie

The Queen of Soul Has Incurable Pancreatic Cancer

• December 8, 2010 • 3 Comments

Black Bluegrass Music: The Carolina Chocolate Drops, “Genuine Negro Jig”

• December 5, 2010 • 2 Comments

Well, There’s WiFi on the Eighth Floor Tonight

• October 16, 2010 • Comments Off on Well, There’s WiFi on the Eighth Floor Tonight

The Ancestors Summon Artist Varnette Honeywood, 60

• September 14, 2010 • 3 Comments

The Ancestors Claim South African Writer Lewis Nkosi, 73, Author of “Mating Birds”

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UPDATE: The Kids Are Stepping Out: Willow Smith (Daughter of Will and Jada) and Zoe Kravitz (Daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz)

• September 9, 2010 • Comments Off on UPDATE: The Kids Are Stepping Out: Willow Smith (Daughter of Will and Jada) and Zoe Kravitz (Daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz)

Trainwreck: Fantasia Barrino

• August 31, 2010 • 4 Comments

The Ancestors Summon “The Godfather of the Bass Guitar,” Robert Wilson of The Gap Band, 53

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The Ancestors Claim Singer/Actress/Songwriter Abbey Lincoln, 80

• August 15, 2010 • 1 Comment

Bad News for Haiti: Wyclef Jean Running For President?

• July 27, 2010 • 4 Comments

This is Your Mind on Drugs: Richard Pryor in Full Sail, Circa 1980

• July 25, 2010 • 1 Comment

The Frame Up of Shirley Sherrod

• July 20, 2010 • 1 Comment

“The Radiant Child” Basquiat Documentary to Open in 25 Cities, Including…Milwaukee

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The Ancestors Claim Bassist Marvin Isley, 56, of The Isley Brothers (w/Update)

• June 7, 2010 • 2 Comments

The Grandchildren of Lena Horne

• May 12, 2010 • 14 Comments

The Ancestors Claim Lena Horne, 92

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Saturday Night Music, April 24: The Brothers Johnson, George and Louis, “Get The Funk Out Ma Face,” 1976

• April 24, 2010 • 1 Comment

Actress Pam Grier Has a New Memoir, and Is On the Book Tour Trail

• April 23, 2010 • 2 Comments

Friday Night Music, March 25, 2010: The Gap Band, “Yearning for Your Love,” 1981

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Saturday Night Music, March 20, 2010: Dazz Band, “Let It Whip” (Six Minute Version) 1982

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