Kailen Aldridge

Artist Biography Post Why I Take the Final I should not have to take the final because I am an A student in this class, and have done all of my post on time with great accuracy. There is no need to waste your time grading my final since you already know I can do […]

Short Story: The Truth About African-American Folk Music

“In 1963 we will be a hundred years free. Have you not forgotten that Is it a memory you do not want to remember? The quote above is from Langston Hughes, a poet, columnist, and a central figure of the Harlem Renaissance. Hughes wrote at a time where African-Americans were re-claiming their heritage and identity […]

Justice Randle

Hey, yall! My name is Justice, obviously lol. I am from Chicago, IL. I am a junior biology major. I want to go to med school and become a pediatrician OR anestheiology. Im excited about this class I think its going to be fun and very informative.

Antigua, Guatemalaaaa

Jordan P

My name is Jordan Peters. I’m a first year Health Science Major from Anniston, Alabama.

Ty.

happy 2019

Audra Davison

My name is Audra Davison. And I am a first year, English Major from Atlanta Georgia.

Imani Diggs

Today, January 18, 2019 has been an eventful day. I am looking forward to the weekend.

Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill   Lauryn Noelle Hill was born on May 26 1975 in South Orange, New Jersey. She is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actress. She is known for being a member of the Fugees and for her critically acclaimed solo album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which won numerous awards and broke several […]

Negro Spirituals- The Songs of Our Ancestors

Negro Spirituals expressed the many experiences of African-Americans during their time of enslavement. Originating during slavery, these spirituals songs, but they were used as a call to other slaves. Thus, one of the characteristics of the genre is call-and-response. The incorporation of singing, clapping, and dancing in these compositions is known as ring shout. As […]

The Role of Jazz Music

Jazz music is a music genre that developed in the late 19th and early 20th century in New Orleans, Louisiana. By the early 19th Century, the U.S. was home to half a million African slaves, who had origins in the greater Congo River basin and West Africa. With them, they brought their musical traditions to […]

Is Classic Music Classist and Racist?

Classical Music is a style of music based on the long- established principles of composition. It is a style of music composed during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This period is marked by the establishment of European traditions and composers such as Haydn, Beethoven and Mozart. Classical Music is also characterized by symphony, […]