Nancy Wilson Performing in Amsterdam, March 1968, Nationaal Archief, the Dutch National Archives

IN MEMORIAM: Rep. Maxine Waters Statement on the Death of Nancy Wilson

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “I am heartbroken by the passing of my beloved friend, the legendary Nancy Wilson. Nancy was a ‘song stylist’ without peer. Her unmatched mastery of numerous genres of music, including jazz, R&B, gospel, blues, soul and pop, has etched her name in history as one of the most ‘formidable’ vocalists of all time. […read more]


Dutch Push Back Against “Black Pete” Criticism

TOBY STERLING, Associated Press AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Facebook page seeking to preserve the “Black Pete” clowns in blackface who accompany St. Nicholas to the Netherlands during the holidays has become the fastest-growing Dutch-language page ever, receiving 1 million “likes” in a single day. The Read More