Introduction Post

Introduction

INTRODUCTION My name is Sarah Wiggins, I am a first-year Health Science major from Silver Spring, Maryland. I love children and medicine so when I

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Sadondra Wells

Hello, My name is Sadondra Wells. I’m a junior health science major from Jefferson, Georgia (small town about 1 hour north of Atlanta). My aspirations

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Avani Smith

Hi! My name is Avani Smith. I am a first-year Health Science major from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. I grew up learning about African American music from

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Tiana Worrell

My name is Tiana Worrell. I am a Junior, Biology major from Atlanta, Georgia. I have always had the passion for working in medicine specifically

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Introduction : Leah Wardlaw

Greetings, My name is Leah Wardaw. I am a Sophmore Political Science major from Virginia.  I am taking this class to fulfill my requirement for

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Vashti Queen

My name is Vashti Queen Jones. My hometown is West Palm Beach, Florida and I am a first-year student. I enjoy cheerleading and dancing but

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Folk / Spirituals Post

Folk Music

What does Folk Music consist of? Folk music utilizes the drums, xylophone (also known as the balafo or balaphon), quills (a form of panpipes), horns

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Folk Music – Ava Malloy

Folk music originated in the 1600s and features the uses of instruments like the banjo, fiddle, drums, rhythm bones, and the djembe. Other forms of

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Tracy Chapman I’ll always remember the first time I ever heard “Fast Car.” I was about ten years old. My grandma and I had just

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Tracy Chapman

About Tracy Tracy Chapman was born March 30, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio. Her love of music started early, at the age of three. Chapman’s first

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Blues

Blues music was known to break down the stereotypes of Black people and play a role in the fight for justice and equality during the

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Jubilee Quartets Post

YOYVL! The Jubilee Quartets!

History of The Jubilee Quartet African American Music is often noted for its religious aspects and the Jubilee quartet is no different. Jubilee quartet groups

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The Dixie Hummingbirds

The Impact of The Dixie Hummingbirds Who are the Dixie Hummingbirds? The Dixie Hummingbirds are a famous African American gospel music group playing styles from

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Blues

YOYVL! The Jubilee Quartets!

History of The Jubilee Quartet African American Music is often noted for its religious aspects and the Jubilee quartet is no different. Jubilee quartet groups

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The Dixie Hummingbirds

The Impact of The Dixie Hummingbirds Who are the Dixie Hummingbirds? The Dixie Hummingbirds are a famous African American gospel music group playing styles from

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Blues

YOYVL! The Jubilee Quartets!

History of The Jubilee Quartet African American Music is often noted for its religious aspects and the Jubilee quartet is no different. Jubilee quartet groups

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The Dixie Hummingbirds

The Impact of The Dixie Hummingbirds Who are the Dixie Hummingbirds? The Dixie Hummingbirds are a famous African American gospel music group playing styles from

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