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R&B singer Percy Sledge dies at 73

Percy Sledge, the R&B belter whose biggest hit, “When a Man Loves a Woman,” became a cornerstone of soul music, died Tuesday. He was 73. Sledge died in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, said Stephanie Price of the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office. Sledge died of natural causes, said East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Dr. William Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: ‘Negroes’ star dishes on diversity

Fresh from its U.S. premiere in February, BET’s top-rated original mini-series, “The Book of Negroes,” has arrived as a special edition 3-disc DVD with more than three hours of bonuses including in-depth interviews with the cast, author Lawrence Hill, 30 minutes of deleted scenes and a 28-page book. The slavery set love story, directed by Read More…