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Singer Says Lawsuit Over Lady a Name Is ‘White Privilege’

Singer Anita White, who was sued by a country group over the use of the name Lady A, says the group is using their white privilege against her. The band, who had previously been known as Lady Antebellum, filed a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday seeking...
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Carl Reiner, Beloved Creator of ‘Dick Van Dyke Show,’ Dies

NEW YORK — Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a “second banana” to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy’s front ranks as creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and straight man to Mel Brooks’ “2000 Year Old Man,” has...

Country Music Reckons with Racial Stereotypes and its Future

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When country singer Rissi Palmer was working on her debut album, she wanted a song like Gretchen Wilson’s “Redneck Woman,” a song that would introduce her and tell her story to fans. On her 2007 debut single, “Country Girl,” she celebrate...
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