The Ice Cream Truck Song

I recently wrote my first article for NPR’s Code Switch blog. In it, I talk about the history of one of the famous tunes played by the ice cream truck, alternatively known as “Turkey in the Straw,” “Zip Coon,” and
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The Importance of Name

Our nation’s capital is a living record of American history. Its iconic monuments and buildings allow visitors to navigate the American journey, from the Revolutionary War to the second inauguration of the first black president. As an officer in our
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