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Sam Cooke documentary recaps life, accomplishments of activist

Sam Cooke documentary recaps life, accomplishments of activist

Sheridan Arnold, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

“The Two Killings of Sam Cooke” chronicles the life of the singer, writer and political activist who used his platform as a crossover artist to create change. The title refers to his physical death and the loss of his legacy as a civil rights activist. Cooke is also known as the father of So...

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