Author: Jeuell

So Long, Farewell

I went into this class with a very different mind set than where I am now.  Learning about the true impact of African Americans in

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Do It For the Culture!

Hip hop is a constantly evolving civilization. There are many elements to hip hop including dance, MCs, and Djs. Breaking, or dancing, is the most

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Breakthrough!

From 1965 to 1990 many different genres came to their heights. Those include funk, disco, techno, R&B, soul and gospel music. Funk music was integral

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Blackface

Question: How did the minstrel show develop? Describe its form, major characters, and musical content. When and why did African Americans become minstrels? In what

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We Are Resilient

Funk originated in the 1960s. This convergence of jazz, soul and rhythm and blues became a form of urban dance music. Funk is a derivative

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That’s a Classic!

In the mid-eighteenth century, the Baroque period ended and the Classical period was birthed. There were not many African Americans who were trained during the

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