NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Martell, one of the pioneers for Black acts in country music and the first Black woman to perform solo at the Grand Ole Opry, will be honored at the 2021 CMT Music Awards.
The 86-year-old will receive the CMT Equal Play Award at Wednesday night's show.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Bates College kept with its tradition of holding its commencement on the historic quad on Thursday.
But there was a nod to the pandemic. Nearly 479 degrees were conferred in two complete ceremonies, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, each featuring half of the senior class.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Playing a banjo as a Black female artist is a form of activism for the four members of Our Native Daughters...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As a singer, songwriter and instrumentalist, Rhiannon Giddens crosses musical divides...