Women In Blues

Women in blues, specifically black women were prominent figures. They rose above the cards they were dealt with.Black women faced oppression, misogyny,  racism, and poverty. Without black women the genre of blues would not have been popularized during its time. The first recorded blues singer was a black woman. Her name was Ma Rainey. Self expression was also displayed by these women of blues through there vocals, attires and facial expressions that were made during their performances.

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