Mavis Staples

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Rocker Benjamin Booker Channels James Baldwin on 'Witness'

The singer and guitarist’s new album, which features guest vocals from Mavis Staples, is available now.

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Kennedy Center to Honor Mavis Staples

The singer—who achieved fame while singing Civil Rights Movement-oriented songs with her sisters as The Staple Singers—will be honored alongside Al Pacino and James Taylor. 

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