Author: Alanna Brown

Keb Mo

Kevin Roosevelt Moore is a folk/blues artist that is very prevalent in the African American community. He started his career playing the steel drums in a calypso band. His career started off in the blues

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One Page Wisdom-Alanna Brown

Music plays a major role in racism. In the video for the story of OJ that we watched in class on Friday it was interesting to see how Jay-Z used the cartoon characters that looked

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What Difference Does It Make?

African American music such as negro spirituals has united black people and created a sense of kinship. Negro spirituals incorporated a sense of community among slaves as they were going through hardships. More specifically speaking,

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Israel Houghton

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8o6xVHnF3Y[/embedyt] Born in 1972 in Oceanside, CA Turned to the church because of racial tensions at home felt that the church was the only place that really accepted him blended contemporary gospel with worship

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Tania Leon

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9dXLkQHDX4[/embedyt] Born in Cuba in 1943 renowned educator of the arts integrated political conversations into music known for incorporating multicultural and polystylistic music integrated literature into music and performance guest conductor for orchestras all

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