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African American Music Appreciation Month: Negro Spirituals

As someone of color born and raised in the south, my introduction to Negro spirituals came very early. These were the songs that were sung in church by the Mother Board and Deacons. Or as I used to call them, … Continue reading

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African American Music Appreciation Month: Hip Hop

My Adidas Walked through concert doors And roamed all over coliseum floors I stepped on stage, at Live Aid All the people gave and the poor got paid That’s the opening verse to My Adidas by hip hop icons, Run-DMC. A … Continue reading

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African-American Music Appreciation Month: Jazz

June marks the beginning of African-American Music Appreciation Month, initially called Black Music Month when President Jimmy Carter issued a decree on June 7, 1979. In 2000, President Carter’s degree was approved in House Resolution 509. In celebration of African-American Music … Continue reading

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