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November 27, 1995 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The rumors are not true. Sylvia Rhone will not be among the names announced this morning in New York when her mentor, MCA Music Chairman Doug Morris, unveils his new management team. That's not to say that MCA and several other firms haven't tried in recent months to lure Rhone away from her current post as chair of Time Warner's Elektra Entertainment.
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November 27, 1995 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The rumors are not true. Sylvia Rhone will not be among the names announced this morning in New York when her mentor, MCA Music Chairman Doug Morris, unveils his new management team. That's not to say that MCA and several other firms haven't tried in recent months to lure Rhone away from her current post as chair of Time Warner's Elektra Entertainment.
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March 24, 1987 | DENNIS McDOUGAL, Times Staff Writer
National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People Executive Director Benjamin Hooks released a 20-page report Monday alleging that racial discrimination is "rampant" at virtually every level of the $4-billion recording industry itself. Power within the industry, Hooks said, is "virtually the sole preserve of white males" even though more than a quarter of all sales are attributed to black artists.
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