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Civil Rights Music: 1940s – 1960s
November 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm ESTFree
This class will explore music of the Civil Rights Movement from the 1940s through 1960s. We will learn about and sing together songs that were both adapted and composed for use in protest marches, rallies, meetings, and other events. The late Congressman John Lewis said that the Civil Rights Movement without music is like a bird without wings. Through this class, we will experience the tremendous power of the music that John Lewis referenced, and appreciate its critical role in the ongoing struggle of African Americans for freedom and equity.
Dr. Kathy Bullock is a teacher, performer, scholar and workshop clinician, who specializes in African American Music. A music professor for over thirty years, Dr. Bullock provides informative, exciting and engaging programs throughout the U.S., Europe and Africa celebrating the music and culture of African American people.