Speaking of the Long, Hot summer

African American Music Appreciation Month

This month is one for the history books. When I think of June, it’s usually with happy, uneventful thoughts—weddings, summer, school’s out, long evenings with friends, recreational activities galore, only six more months until Christmas – heck, what is there to complain about?  This month, however, has been what I’d call tumultuous for lack of a nickel word to use instead of this 50-cent one.

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