Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.
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- Monty Neill executive director of FairTest, the National Center for Fair and Open Testing
- Sandra Feldman American Federation of Teachers
- Brenda Welburn president of the National Association of State Boards of Education
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