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Cleveland's Rock Hall celebrates 50 years of Motown.
The Detroit record label had a profound influence on pop music and on the country's racial attitudes over half a century.
by WKSU's TOM PARKINSON


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As the nation celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King and prepares for tomorrow's inauguration of the country's first African-American as president, we take a closer look at a recording company that in many ways reflected America's racial progress. A new exhibit is now open at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: "Motown: The Sound of Young America Turns 50."
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Rock and Roll Hall of fame and Museum

A Change is Gonna Come: Music, Race and The Soul of America

Motown Historical Museum Detroit

Motown Records

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