Daily Archives: November 16, 2017

Child Is Father to the Man – Blood, Sweat & Tears (1968)

“Child Is Father to the Man is the debut album by Blood, Sweat & Tears, released in February 1968. … A teenaged Al Kooper went to a concert for jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson in 1960. Ferguson’s performance served as the catalyst … Continue reading

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The Raw and the Cooked – Claude Lévi-Strauss (1964)

“The Raw and the Cooked (1964) is the first volume from Mythologiques, a structural study of Amerindian mythology written by French anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss. It was originally published in French as Le Cru et le Cuit. Although the book is … Continue reading

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The Origins of “Antibusing” Politics: New York City Protests and Revision of the Civil Rights Act

“On a snowy March day in 1964, over ten thousand white parents walked from the Board of Education Building in Brooklyn to city hall in Manhattan to protest against school desegregation in New York City.  Carrying signs reading, ‘We oppose … Continue reading

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