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June is African American Music Appreciation Month

by Megan Rupe on 2021-06-01T11:38:00-04:00 | Comments

Created by former US president Jimmy Carter, African American Music Appreciation Month is dedicated to celebrating African American musicians' contributions to American music. Here are some resources to check out on this topic.


Celebrating Black Music Month-This post from the National Museum of African American History and Culture provides an overview of genres and contributions.

African American Roots and Influences in Country Music-This PBS documentary covers African American influences on country music

African American Song-This article from the Library of Congress traces African American musical contributions

Digital Exhibits at Archives of African-American Music and Culture-Explore these digital exhibits on black radio personalities and history

Videos from Films on Demand

Cry of Jazz-This documentary, created by African-American filmmaker Edward O'Bland, explores African American lives and the different forms of jazz.

R & B Legends: R. Kelly & Usher-This documentary explores the lives and careers of two major performers in R&B

Soul Stirrings-Narrated by Morgan Freeman, this documentary traces the history of soul music.

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