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Reverend Robert Cambell, Robin McClain and Noahh McClain provide cold beverages in front of Hargraves Community Center at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration on Sunday, June 19, 2022.

'Finally Juneteenth is being celebrated': local community commemorates the holiday

The Chapel Hill and Carrboro communities celebrated Juneteenth at the Hargraves Community Center on Sunday afternoon.  Tents and food trucks speckled the baseball field and outdoor basketball court. Black artists performed on a stage set up on the baseball field, and their music could be heard all throughout the day. A small business fair was held inside the community center where local Black-owned businesses sold everything from handcrafted clothing and accessories to homemade desserts.

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Lauds is a Wilmington-based indie rock band featuring UNC students and alums. Photo courtesy of Mary Hannah.

UNC students and alumni play in local indie rock band

Members of Lauds, an indie-rock band from Wilmington, share a love of music, their hometown, and UNC basketball. The band has released two EPs in the last year, Holt III said, and is currently in the works of writing and producing their first studio album. They work with Fort Lowell Records, a Wilmington-based indie-rock record label. 

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Rapper Flo Milli performs at the CUAB Jubilee at Carmichael Arena on Saturday, April 9, 2022.

Flo Milli performs for CUAB Jubilee 2022 at UNC

Rapper Flo Milli was the headliner for the Carolina Union Activities Board's Jubilee 2022 on Saturday. Typically held annually, Jubilee is the University’s biggest concert hosted by CUAB. “I was really excited," Ta'Mecha Robinson, a junior UNC student who attended the concert, said. "I really felt like I was missing out on something and finally got it back."

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Trevor Noah emerges from a flower-adorned gramophone during a pretaped segment for the 63rd Grammys at the Los Angeles Convention Center on March 11, 2021. Photo courtesy of Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS.

Column: The Recording Academy should reconsider genre categories

"Though the category is designed to honor the international sounds and influences of these artists, they fail to recognize how these distinct sounds have emerged as full genres in their own right. The global categories should include awards that reflect the talent emerging from artists that are bringing in their culture through their art."

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