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When saxophonist Christopher McBride and his band “The Whole Proof” perform Jazz UpFront in Bloomington on Saturday night, McBride said they would bring “the whole African American experience with them.” McBride is originally from Chicago and now lives in New York City. He spoke with Jon Norton of WGLT about life in the Jazz Capital …

through: SHEIKH SAALIQ and KRUTIKA PATHI, Associated Press Posted: Jul 20, 2021 / 12:18 AM CDT / Update: Jul 20, 2021 / 12:28 AM CDT FILE – In this file photo from September 14, 2020, Ramananda Sarkar, 43, who has cremated more than 450 COVID-19 victims, stands while burning the funeral pyres of COVID-19 victims …

President Biden’s White House is re-launching a previously stalled review of proposed policy changes that could allow the Census Bureau to ask questions about people’s race and ethnicity in a radically new way in time for the 2030 count, NPR has found out. First offered in 2016, the recommendations ran out of steam under the …

Tthe trio behind the award-winning podcast, Radio Farmerama, have spent much of the past year thinking about the coronavirus. The day we met it was at the forefront of their minds: founders Abby Rose and Jo Barratt both have family halfway around the world; and Katie Revell, their co-producer, had just spent seven days in …

Pop Smoke’s posthumous new album “Faith” was released on Friday, and the release has generated considerable enthusiasm on digital platforms. The songs on the album also sparked interest on the radio. One of those tracks was “Demeanor (with Dua Lipa)”. The collaboration sparked interest in pop and rhythm radio formats, with many stations offering multiple …

A year ago, Cheyanne Wright was pregnant and living with her 4-year-old son, boyfriend and mother. And things weren’t going well. “I would say six months was really bad,” Wright said. Wright and her boyfriend had no intention of crashing with his mother. They had moved to the town of Stockton in the Central Valley …

According to a IICA, IDB and Microsoft Study 2020, 32 percent of the population of Latin America and the Caribbean – 244 million people – still do not have access to the Internet. In a new partnership with Ericsson, communications service provider Millicom, which operates as TIGO in Latin America, will see its network modernized …

The relationship between music and gaming is aging gracefully: a marriage that Pandora celebrates with the launch of a new radio experience. To commemorate the first anniversary of Pandora’s “Game Time” initiative, the streaming giant has launched a free listening experience called Radio play time. Meticulously curated by gamers, the Music Hub allows users to …

Just a few years ago, Apple completed construction of its 2.8 million square foot “spaceship” headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area. The glittering donut-shaped building cost the company around $ 5 billion to build, making it one of the most expensive buildings in the world. It was all part of Steve Jobs’ vision of …

On more than three dozen virtuoso and genre-scrambling studio albums released from 1970 to 1982, George Clinton and members of his jolly collective Parliament-Funkadelic shaped the backbone and rocked the booty of modern groove. Formed by singers in the orbit of a New Jersey barbershop in 1955, the band started out as Frankie Lymon and …