Day: November 30, 2019

COMMERCE/ECONOMY

We’re a Winner Album by The Impressions

We’re a Winner is an album (and song) by the American soul music group the Impressions. The album was their last one released before they changed to the Curtom Records label. Curtis Mayfield, born 70 years ago today, wrote music that inspired a generation and a movement. Though he may be best remembered for the […]

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COMMERCE/ECONOMY

Dick Gregory for President

In the middle of the hothouse atmosphere of the 1968 U.S. presidential election — racial strife splitting cities, antiwar protests on college campuses, segregationist George Wallace growling up out of the South — Dick Gregory barnstormed the country, pitching audiences his acid mix of jokes and politics. The African American comic and activist was looking for votes in […]

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