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John Coltrane

John William Coltrane was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes and was at the forefront of ...

Kind of Blue

Kind of Blue is a studio album by American jazz trumpeter-composer Miles Davis. It was recorded on March 2 and April 22, 1959, at Columbia’s 30th Street Studio in New York City, and released on ...

Duke Ellington & John Coltrane

Duke Ellington & John Coltrane is a jazz album by Duke Ellington and John Coltrane released in January 1963 on Impulse! Records.

Infinity

Infinity is an album credited to John Coltrane, released on Impulse! Records in 1972. It features overdubs with strings of Coltrane’s pieces recorded in 1965 and 1966, at the hands of Alice Colt...

Ntozake Shange

Ntozake Shange was an American playwright and poet. As a Black feminist, she addressed issues relating to race and Black power in much of her work.

Milestones

Milestones is a studio album by American jazz trumpeter and composer Miles Davis, recorded with his “first great quintet” augmented as a sextet. It was released in 1958 by Columbia Records...

See No Color

See No Color

"Transracial adoption is never oversimplified, airbrushed, or sentimentalized, but instead, it's portrayed with bracing honesty as the messy institution it is: rearranging families, blending cultural ...

Adolescent Diversity in Ethnic, Economic, and Cultural Contexts

Adolescent Diversity in Ethnic, Economic, and Cultural Contexts

This book summarizes and integrates theory and research on adolescents from a diversity of ethnic, economic, and geographic contexts. The book aims to present a more balanced picture of these understu...

The Ku Klux Klan in Early Twentieth Century Virginia

Over the past one hundred years or so, interest in the Ku Klux Klan has ebbed and flowed. The Klan was founded after the Civil War as a reaction to the imposition of Reconstruction on the former Confe...