Author: lenadanielle

Ragtime

Ragtime was a very popular genre of music between 1896 and 1920. There were both instrumental and vocal pieces in this genre. An essential characteristic

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Jubilee Quartets

During the late 19th century, Jubilee quartets emerged as a prominent genre of Black American music. Quartets gained their popularity after the official abolishment of

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Negro Spirituals

The biggest factor that contributed to the origin of Negro Spirituals was work songs. In short, negro spirituals were a way to get through the

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Folk Music

Culture is something that is intrinsic to a people. Regardless of time, location, or circumstances, people retain their culture and are able to carry it

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Lena Wright- IME

My name is Lena Danielle Wright.  I am a graduating senior chemistry pre med major from Hampton, VA. I am very passionate about medicine and

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