Early 2000s Women in Rap by Ysa, Anna, and Mariah

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Black African and American Music

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Summer of Soul Review

“Harlem was Camelot. It is a creative forest, where you are honed by the hardships of experience, and many a creative come forth.” Summer of soul (2021) The year 1969 was the end of an era and the shift to anew. Modern textbooks are filled with imagery, stories and more centering around the civil rights […]

Negro Spirituals in HBCUs- Ysa, Siya

Black Colleges and Black Christianity Across the diaspora, Islam and Christianity are the two main religions Black people are a part of. In American society, Christainity has been a prominent religion in Black America since our arrival here.  Before and during slavery, exposure to Christainity was integrated with African culture through the spread of Christianity […]

Commodities and Black Bodies

America’s hierocracy has always been rooted in capitalism. The monetary gain of those at the top has always come from the disenfranchisement and exploitation of those deemed less than. In a society that prioritizes an “us vs. them” mentality that fuel conflicts like racism, sexism, homophobia and so on, people of certain identities are more […]

Artist Project Draft: Rico Nasty

Intro An introduction to Rico Nasty, who she is, etc     Artist History Early years: what artists inspired her to make music like Joan Jett and the Beastie Boys, how her early life was living in DMV, and her significant experiences that drove her to make music like her teenage pregnancy and the early […]