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Herb Boyd

Bird Lives!!

By Commentaries/Opinions, Editors' Choice

By Herb Boyd
Special to IBW

Bird watchers, not those ornithologists armed with binoculars looking for the latest rare specimen on wing, but jazz lovers eagerly awaiting the arrival of Stanley Crouch’s study of Charlie “Yardbird” Parker, the wingless immortal, can now exhale.

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Same old, same old 50 years later

By Commentaries/Opinions

By Herb Boyd & Elinor Tatum

One of the most important revelations Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had even before he delivered his famous “I Have A Dream” speech—and what he deemed a shortcoming of the civil rights movement—was the failure to give economics a more pivotal role in the struggle for freedom and justice.

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