Black Life

Before I came to Spelman I thought that I had a great understanding of the struggles that African-Americans go through in this country. When I got here I was greatly mistaken. Between taking ADW my freshman year and studying in this class I’ve realized that I have contributed to the degradation of black culture. Most […]

Kennedy Mebane-Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday Thesis Explain why she’s important to music Contribution significance Biographical Info Childhood Birth & life education First exposure to singing Rise to Fame Music Career Awards and nominations Issues in the industry Successes Vocal Style & Range Discography Hits Conclusion

The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers, sometimes billed The Four Mills Brothers, and originally known as The Four Kings of Harmony were a Jubilee Quartet. They made more than 2,000 recordings that sold more than 50 million copies and garnered at least three dozen gold records. The Mills Brothers were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame […]

Kierra Sheard

Kierra Valencia “KiKi” Sheard is the daughter of gospel singer Karen Clark Sheard (member of gospel singing group The Clark Sisters and the granddaughter of gospel choral director Mattie Moss Clark. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on June 20, 1987. She began singing at age 6 at her father’s church Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of […]