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Emily Lordi is Associate Professor of English at Vanderbilt University, a writer-at-large at T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and author of three books: Black Resonance, Donny Hathaway Live, and The Meaning of Soul.
A Sun Ra tribute concert by a member of the pathbreaking pop group Labelle leads to reflections on how Black women artists and scientists have often been at the vanguard of their disciplines—though most are still awaiting due recognition.
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