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Closson: Beyond appearance of progress, Grammys remain stagnant in representation

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

January 30, 2018

Back in November when the Grammy nominations were released, the selections were widely praised for unusually including a racially diverse group of artists — particularly within the Album of the Year nominees. Personally, I was...

Schwartz: ‘Lemonade’ loss at Grammys points to institutional racial bias

Alex Schwartz, Columnist

February 14, 2017

Most listeners of popular music wanted Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” to win Album of the Year at the Grammys on Sunday night. Apparently, so did Adele — even though she ended up winning the award herself. People thought this...