JT 50

This month: March 1995

Writing about racism 25 years ago was just as challenging as it is now. Jazz has long been thought of as being on the right side of history, ahead of less woke areas like sports, government, the military, business and, well, pretty much every other aspect of America. Throughout the 20th century, while segregation loomed large, jazz was often integrated. But one

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