Fourth of July celebrations are taking place in many locations. But for one north Florida city, residents take a grreat deal of pride in their event. Here’s chair of the city of Alachua fireworks celebration, Adam Bucari:[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/07/BucariFP.mp3|titles=BucariFP]
From Ray Charles' early years in Florida to homegrown stars like Linda Lyndell and Little Jake Mitchell, John Capouya shines a spotlight on the underappreciated contribution Florida has made to the history of soul music in America. "Race is really the context for almost all of the stories I tell." "When white kids started listening to soul music, it really helped the whole movement toward integration of this country that when that music was accepted by a generation, it’s something you can’t quantify, but I think it made a difference."