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Open the Circle teaches footwork because footwork saves lives

This Chicago nonprofit, linked to the Era dance crew, works to spread a local Black subculture that can knit together youth communities.

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  • This was supposed to be the story of the Jackson Five’s first single, cut in Chicago in 1967. But while writing it, Jake Austen picked up the trail of a tape nobody knew existed: the earliest known studio recording of Michael Jackson and his brothers.
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