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Article ID: 699097

‘Soul Serenade:’ Aretha Franklin’s Legacy of Music

West Virginia University

As the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin’s music was woven into the tapestry of the American experience, the “emotional depth” of a country struggling with racial divides and the emergence of women demanding respect and equal rights. West Virginia University’s Travis Stimeling says with Franklin’s range of genres—from gospel and jazz to country—she earned her place as a “masterful interpreter of songs.”

Released:
16-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 697191

Kimishige Ishizaka, Distinguished Immunologist Who Guided Growth of Nascent La Jolla Institute, Dies

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

Dr. Kimishige Ishizaka, discoverer of a novel class of antibodies and the first Scientific Director of the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LJI), has died on July 6 in Yamagata City, Japan. He was 92 years old.

Released:
9-Jul-2018 4:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695881

Warning Signs: Is Someone You Love at Risk for Suicide?

Cedars-Sinai

Waguih W. IsHak, MD, a Cedars-Sinai expert in detecting and treating depression, is available for interviews today and throughout the weekend to discuss how you can help a loved one who is having suicidal thoughts.

Released:
8-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 692492

Modern Dance Giant Donald McKayle Has Died

University of California, Irvine

Modern dance pioneer Donald McKayle, one of the first African American men to break through racial barriers via dance, has died. The iconic performer, choreographer, teacher, director and writer had a wide-ranging impact on the United States’ creative and cultural landscape. He died Friday night, according to his wife. He was 87 years old.

Released:
9-Apr-2018 7:05 PM EDT

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