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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Black museum opens in D.C.

The Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of African American History and Culture was heralded last weekend with star-studded receptions, concerts and an A-lister dedication led by former President George W. Bush, who signed the groundbreaking papers; and standing President Barack Obama and their first ladies. And what a glorious building it is. After walking through its Read More…

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Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dies

LOS ANGELES — Maurice White, the Earth, Wind & Fire leader and singer who co-wrote such hits as “Shining Star,” “Sing a Song” and “September,” has died, according to his brother, bass player Verdine White. He was 74. “My brother, hero and best friend Maurice White passed away peacefully last night in his sleep,” Verdine Read More…