Author: sidneesalter

Funk Post by Sidnee Salter

Funk Post by Sidnee Salter Funk music were more of a freedom of expression for blacks. In these genres, the structure was more free and explicit to express identity and the struggles of the 80’s.

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Hip Hop post by Sidnee Salter

Hip Hop Post by Sidnee Salter Hip Hop was used as a means of freedom of speech for the black community. In rap songs, it was typical to hear stories about poverty, police brutality, and

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Gospel Post by Sidnee Salter

Gospel Post by Sidnee Salter Gospel music is a genre that emerged in the black community as early as the 1930s. Gospel music is widely influenced by a number of different genres. The genre of

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Disco Post by Sidnee Salter

Disco Post by Sidnee Salter Disco music is closely related to funk music. Both genres received their biggest buzz in the 80s. Similar to funk music, disco music served as a freedom of expression for

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Techno Post by Sidnee Salter

Techno Post by Sidnee Salter Techno music originated in Detroit, Michigan as early as the 1980s by three (at the time) high school aged, African American boys: Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, and Derrick May. May,

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Musical Theater by Sidnee Salter

Musical Theater Post by Sidnee Salter African Americans were involved in Musical Theater as early as the late 1800s. However, their roles in the theatrical pieces were often embarrassing and condescending roles. The goal of

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Jazz Post

Jazz Post by Sidnee Salter Jazz originated in the black churches of New Orleans, which was known melting pot in the mid-20th century due to the mixture of races(Spanish people, white people, black people,etc). Jazz

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Ragtime Post

A Quick Glance at Ragtime Music by Sidnee Salter       Ragtime music ran its course from approximately 1896 to 1920. Ragtime Music is typically associated with the “Roaring Twenties” because this is the

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