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Lauren Daigle wants to break down walls to Christian music

Lauren Daigle’s album, “Look Up Child,” debuted this month at No. 3 on Billboard’s all-genre album chart and had the best first week sales of any Christian album in nearly nine years, according to Billboard. Daigle, who is performing at this … Continue reading

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The Unlikely Endurance of Christian Rock

By Kelefa Sanneh The New Yorker In 1957, less than a year after the end of the Montgomery bus boycott, the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., took a part-time job as an advice columnist. His employer was Ebony, and his … Continue reading

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Celebrating Aretha Franklin

“In Aretha,” the Rev. Dr. William Barber said at her funeral, “the holiness of the sacred and the secular came together, in a way that could be only ordered by the Lord. Some say that even as the world spins, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Queen Lili’uokalani

Happy Birthday to Queen Liliʻuokalani, the first queen regnant of the Kingdom of Hawaii and its last sovereign monarch (1838-1917). She ruled from January 29, 1891, until the overthrow of her rightful rule in January 17, 1893, by unscrupulous sugar … Continue reading

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Senator John McCain RIP

The casket of Senator John McCain lies in state in the US Capitol Rotunda.

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McCain: “We never hide from history. We make history.”

What follows is he final statement from Sen. John McCain, read Monday by Rick Davis, his former presidential campaign manager, at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona: “My fellow Americans, whom I have gratefully served for sixty years, and … Continue reading

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RIP John McCain, war hero, patriot, independent thinker

“‘The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it,’ spoke my hero, Robert Jordan, in [Ernest Hemingway’s] ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls.‘ And I do, too. I hate to leave … Continue reading

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Stray Cats rock through reunion shows

Orange County Register: It has been 10 years since the Stray Cats rocked the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, however Thursday night it felt like the trio hadn’t skipped a beat. Fans were ready to jump, jive and wail along … Continue reading

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Stray Cats strut their stuff at reunion show

OC Weekly: “The Pacific Amphitheater in Costa Mesa was crowded with rockabillies, rockafillys, chilli-billies, psychobillies and whatever other sub-group you can slap that suffix on….the venue’s amphitheater was filled with folks who lived through the first wave of rockabilly, the … Continue reading

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Go ahead, get that tattoo. Your boss shouldn’t mind.

Chicago Tribune: The research, published this month in the journal Human Relations, surveyed more than 2,000 people and found that the inked were just as likely to be employed and to earn as much as the uninked, regardless of the … Continue reading

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