Black women empowered each other and proved their independence music and performances. Marian Anderson was one of the biggest influencers with musical performances in the African American community. She was known to always be on the stage. She held herself well and present the black woman the most amazing way. She opened the gate way for many black women to pursue their musical careers and made a strong bond between woman hood. She worked with other black women to help achieve her goals of being an activist and an educator. She became a voice and a figure to many black women. 

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Funk

In the 1970s, funk music was brought into the scene. It was a lively upbeat way to celebrate being black and having fun and being

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Techno post

Techno music came into play by the Detroit music scene in the 1980s. The main instruments in techno were drum machines, multi-track mixers, samplers, and

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Negro Spirtuals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vg_8L96E3eU Negro spirituals were songs that were written by slaves. They usually had some type of hidden message behind them with a code of some

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John Legend the Legend

JohnLegend John Stephens was born in in Springfield, Ohio on December 28, 1978. He is the child of  Phyllis and Ronald Stephens,. When John Legend

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Concerts

93rd Annual Christmas Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Attending the Christmas Carol, I was pleasantly surprised. The music they sang was not traditional, and they put on

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop music is the heart and center of African American music. It originated in the 1970s in New York City. Hip Hop music is

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Ragtime

Ragtime1800-1920 Ragtime was popularized because it was upbeat music that everyone played. Ragtime orginated in Missouri. But rag time played out in 1920 when jazz

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Folk Music

Elizabeth Cotten is one of the most popular folk musicians. Her music became a staple to folk music. Folk music became off of  Negro Spirtuals

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Musical Theater

Musical theater became big into play with African Americans in the early 1900s when they were able to make plays. This was their way to

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Disco

Disco music began in 1970. It influenced African Americans because it was the way to express freedom. The guitar was one of the main instruments

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Jubilee Quartet

m jubilee quartets jubilee 1880-1929 transitional 1930-1943 Gospel Period 1946-1969 Create Your Own Playlist Toggle Content University A quartet at a school. Fisk Quartet- broke

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Gospel

There are three different genres of gospel. They are Transitional Gospel, Rural, and Contemporary. The different types ways of which gospel songs are written are

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