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I Once Was A ‘Beard’

For a stretch of time during my college years, I was a ‘beard’ to close friend. He was black, from a very religious home and from the South. From the moment he walked into the…

Revolution Songs: Finding Our Own Beat

Revolutions can be measured by the music that served as the soundtrack to them. “We Shall Overcome” has an intense solemn mood, a dramatic progression of the music, and usually accompanied with gospel vocals smoothed…