Day: November 3, 2017

Race Records

By: Leah Adams and Bria Harrell Blues, jazz, R&B, funk, rap and hip-hop are examples of genres of Black music that formed our way of life today, yet this music developed in a verifiable setting.

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Words of Wisdom by Kori Barnes

My Black Footprint African-Americans are a powerhouse when it comes to expressing our talents. We are funny, creative, hardworking, dedicated, and inspirational. It is no secret that we have influenced many genres of music and

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Trina

  Katrina Laverne “Trina” Taylor was born December 3, 1978.  Trina first gained notoriety in 1998 with her appearance on Trick Daddy’s second studio album www.thug.com on the single “Nann Nigga”. Since then, she has released five moderately

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Going Forward-Deja Bond

GOING FORWARD   What have I been doing Honor roll Smart Nigga Spelman acceptance Nigga going to a little Nigga school Black woman in Computer Science Internship at the Smithsonian On the national mall Uncle

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Music as Medicine

Tiana Opara Dr. Kevin Johnson Survey to AA music: MWF 2-2:50pm Moving forward in my life I plan on accomplishing great things. I am currently a junior biology major at Spelman with a goal to

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Nkeiru Okoye

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf4-g9mIMnc[/embedyt] Nkeiru Okoye is a classical artist that has composed many classical works.  She started composing at the young age of 13.  She uses jazz and gospel inspirations to create a special contemporary classical

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Jasmine Sullivan

Jasmine Marie Sullivan is an African-American singer/songwriter born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 9, 1987.Jasmine began her music career as a backup singer for Philadelphia International Records and later released her debut single “Need You

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My Future in Music

I am currently a Music major at Spelman College. I would like to open my own record label, and be a business woman through music. This class has taught me more than music, it taught

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My responsibility to the world

My Responsibility to the World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSkA61esq_c Race plays vital roles in how we move in society, it shouldn’t but it does. Up until high school, I went to a majority black school similar to Spelman,

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Mary J. Blige

  Mary J. Blige Mary J. Blige was born on January 11, 1971, in The Bronx, New York.  In 1989, Blige released her first album,  What’s The 411?, in 1992, and has released 13 studio albums

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