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Auntie Unfiltered Has a Fangirl Moment With Stephanie Mills

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I turned 16 years old during the summer of 1987. It was the summer Stephanie Mills released the classic album If You Were My Woman. I know this because my mama bought the album on vinyl and played it for days on end. She seemed to gain power from it, and to be honest, me and my cousins learned and loved all the songs…

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Newark, NJ, Honors George Floyd With 700-Pound Bronze Statue

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