Journalistic Explanatory

African and African American Studies
Alicia Guzman

ROOTS: A Cultural Phenomenon

There are some things in life that just completely take this world by surprise. The TV miniseries Roots, premiering in 1977, did just that. Roots,

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Cultural History
Maggie Amador

The Girl from Ipanema

Imagine a song so innovative that it rivaled one of The Beatles’ most popular song of their career “Yesterday.” In an era dominated by rock

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