Ray Charles immortalized on U.S. postal stamp

WASHINGTON — On what would have been his 83rd birthday, the “father of soul,” Ray Charles, was the latest inductee into the United States Postal Service’s Music Icons Forever Stamp Series on Monday, September 23rd….

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Fantasia: In her own words

Singer gets personal with latest CD Side Effects of You This article originally appeared in Austin Weekly News. By La Risa Lynch Singer Fantasia Barrino proves she can’t be boxed in. Her latest album Side…

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When reporters do harm: Body count reporting

This article initially ran under the “We Are Not Alone – No Estamos Solos” campaign and was first published at chicagoistheworld.org By La Risa Lynch Derrion Albert’s death made international headlines in 2009 when the…