Author: jordantaylor4

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson Marian Anderson defined resilience and historical advancements by pursuing her musical passions without hesitation. Anderson transformed the question of  “When will we listen

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And All That Jazz!

And All That Jazz! Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African American communities of New Orleans, United States. Beginning in the late 19th

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Hip Hop Concert – DaBaby

You Don’t Like DaBaby! You Crazy! DaBaby is a recently emerged artist from Charlotte, North Carolina. During Clark Atlanta University’s 2019 Homecoming, I attended their

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Some Gospel About Gospel

Some Gospel About Gospel   The modern definition of gospel is the teaching or revelation of Christ. Although, within the African American community, gospel music

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Ragtime: A Misunderstood Genre

Ragtime: The Unseen Genre Ragtime is a genre developed by African-Americans between 1896 and 1920 and was often understood as a syncopated instrumental music. Similar

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The Continuance of Black Resistance Through The Blues The creation of the blues was a continuance to the resistance carried in Jubilee Quartets. Although, African

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Negro Spirituals

The Legacy and Beauty in Spirituals As an extension of folk music, negro sprituals were based upon Christian values and mental freedom. The Great Awakening,

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Implications of Folk Music

Implications of Folk Music In 1865, folk music emitted a sense of hope, comfort, and faith, but was distinguished by its secular nature, storytelling, and

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