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The Story Behind Baltimore’s #MyAmerica Mural on Penn & Gold

The organizers created the project as one of twelve (12) site-specific workshops at Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life.  The conference was held in Baltimore from September 30th through October 3rd and was planned and facilitated by dozens … Continue reading The Story Behind Baltimore’s #MyAmerica Mural on Penn & Gold

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Teach the Beat: Go-Go Goes to School: Artists and Scholars in the Classroom | Sept 29, 2015 [Video]

On Tuesday September 29, 2015, renowned go-go artists Sweet Cherie, Shannon Browne, and Kato Hammond talked with students in Mr. Yarborough’s jazz class at Duke Ellington High School of the Performing Arts (DCPS) as part of an initiative called “Teach … Continue reading Teach the Beat: Go-Go Goes to School: Artists and Scholars in the Classroom | Sept 29, 2015 [Video]

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Legendary WOL Radio Personality Bobby “The Mighty Burner” Bennett Dies at the Age of 72

By Marc Fisher Bobby Bennett, who as the Mighty Burner fired up the airwaves in Washington and beyond for more than four decades with jive-talking patter and a deep playlist of soul sounds, died Sept. 8 at his home in Punta … Continue reading Legendary WOL Radio Personality Bobby “The Mighty Burner” Bennett Dies at the Age of 72

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Miss America Pageant Apologizes to Vanessa Williams 32 Years After Taking Her Crown

Vanessa Williams and the Miss America Pageant came to a resolution and Vanessa DID receive an apology on-air during tonight’s broadcast. After being forced to resign as Miss America 32 years ago amid a nude photo scandal, Vanessa Williams received … Continue reading Miss America Pageant Apologizes to Vanessa Williams 32 Years After Taking Her Crown

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Mass Appeal Magazine Publishes Kato’s Personal Top 10 Must Hear Go-Go Songs

Words by Peter Relic When your handle derives from the name of Bruce Lee’s character in The Green Hornet, chances are you’re one cool dude. Washington, D.C. native Kevin “Kato” Hammond more than fits the bill. Growing up in the … Continue reading Mass Appeal Magazine Publishes Kato’s Personal Top 10 Must Hear Go-Go Songs