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David Driskell, prominent authority on black art, dies at 88

David Driskell, prominent authority on black art, dies at 88

FALMOUTH, Maine — David Driskell, one of the nation's most influential African American artists and a leading authority on black art, has died. He was 88.
David Driskell, prominent authority on black art, dies at 88

David Driskell, prominent authority on black art, dies at 88

FALMOUTH, Maine — David Driskell, one of the nation's most influential African American artists and a leading authority on black art, has died. He was 88.
Brooke Baldwin becomes 2nd CNN on-air person diagnosed

Brooke Baldwin becomes 2nd CNN on-air person diagnosed

NEW YORK — CNN news anchor Brooke Baldwin has tested positive for the coronavirus, the second on-air personality at the news network to come down with the disease.
Policing the pandemic will put marginalized communities at risk, advocates say

Policing the pandemic will put marginalized communities at risk, advocates say

Advocates are warning that granting police sweeping new powers in response to the COVID-19 crisis could be used to target marginalized communities.
Drake does the 'Toosie Slide' in new video, shows his mansion and empty T.O. streets

Drake does the 'Toosie Slide' in new video, shows his mansion and empty T.O. streets

Toronto rap star Drake has found a new creative outlet during the COVID-19 pandemic: The "Toosie Slide." That's the name of a dance he introduces in his new song and music video of the same name.
Member of Turkish band dies on 288th day of hunger strike

Member of Turkish band dies on 288th day of hunger strike

ANKARA, Turkey — A member of a popular folk music group that is banned in Turkey died on the 288th day of a hunger strike she and a colleague started while imprisoned to protest the government's treatment of their band, according to a post on the gro
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean on Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died from heart complications, his family said in a statement to The Associa
With parks closed, Disney starts furloughs in 2 weeks

With parks closed, Disney starts furloughs in 2 weeks

ORLANDO, Fla. — Saying they don't know when they'll be able to re-open many of their businesses with the coronavirus spreading, Walt Disney Co.
Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival postponed to fall, Jazz Festival cancelled

Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival postponed to fall, Jazz Festival cancelled

Montreal's renowned Just for Laughs Festival has been pushed to the fall in the wake of COVID-19. Just For Laughs Group says the annual summertime comedy extravaganza will now unfold Sept. 29-Oct. 11.
Tribeca Film Festival to proceed, in part, online

Tribeca Film Festival to proceed, in part, online

NEW YORK — The Tribeca Film Festival, postponed by the pandemic, is moving some elements of its annual New York event online.
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