No more ‘Brown Sugar’: Rolling Stones retire song due to slave narrative

LOS ANGELES — The Rolling Stones have retired their classic song “Brown Sugar,” which begins with a slave narrative and sexualizes young Black women. Mick Jagger told the Los Angeles Times that the band had phased the song out of their concert lineups. “We’ve played ‘Brown Sugar’ every night since 1970, so sometimes you think, … Read more

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