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Changes: Tupac Shakur 20 years later

While in elementary school, Tupac Shakur organized a boycott to support a teacher who was fired because of the school’s financial issues. Later, as a high-school student, he led rallies for AIDS awareness and spoke out against violence in inner-city neighborhoods. At 19, he released ...

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Listen Up: Remembering 9/11 and Jay Z’s roots

Jay Z’s “The Blueprint” was released on Sept. 11, 2001. Of course, it was to be overshadowed, hugely and catastrophically in the aftermath of that day. But as time passed, there was a far-reaching desire for a return to normalcy. And if people could return ...

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Columbus’ Own: Field Sleeper avoids overthinking

In Barry Green’s “The Inner Game of Music,” there’s a quote from psychologist Fritz Perls, that Alexander Paquet, also known as Field Sleeper, has chosen as his motto. “Trying fails, awareness cures,” it reads. Paquet said when it comes to performing, the harder you try, ...

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