Category: Last Words

Music is Fluid

In this class I learned that all of the music we listen to regardless of genre is influenced by African American culture. White people tried to change it to profit and become the face of

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Last Words – Synahia

LAST WORDS Dr. Johnson, Taking this class for a semester has been such an enjoyable learning experience. Initially, I signed up to fulfill my fine arts credit, but by being here I have gained so

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Hasta La Vista, Baby!

As the school year comes to an end I am glad we ended on a high note.  Get it? Because it’s a music class. I have learned so much, from spirituals to hip hop and

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Never Can Say Goodbye…

Dr. Johnson, and the rest of my 2:00 class, just wanted to say thanks for the laughs and the lessons! I’m not going to lie when I first came into the class I was confused

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So Long, Farwell

I am very grateful to have taken this class, despite the work load. It was very informative and entertaining. I enjoyed learning about African American music and its association with black culture. The book was

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So Long, Farewell

I went into this class with a very different mind set than where I am now.  Learning about the true impact of African Americans in music has been truly inspiring. I think this is a

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Farewell Comrades

This semester of African American Music has far surpassed my expectations. I enjoyed the conversations and class interactions about topics ranging from the commodification to the origin of African American music. Prior to enrolling in

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Final Farewell…

Survey of African American Music has taught me so much throughout this semester. Initially I believed that since I had no previous knowledge of music this class would not interest me but I was very

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Peace Out!

Well, its near to the official end of the semester. Every day of the semester proved to me that I made a good decision enrolling in the class. The class emphasized the musical talents that

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