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Mavis Staples has always had a political edge, even serving at times as Martin Luther King's warm-up act. This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot continue their candid interview with the gospel and soul legend. She speaks about her role on the front line of the Civil Rights Movement as part of the Staple Singers and recounts a harrowing story of touring through the Jim Crow South.

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