Category: Black Music Roots

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Richard Pryor: Rap I

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Songs For The Spirit — Part 2

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Part I & II The popularity of nihilistic and satanic rock music has been blamed for the rise of violence among American youth. The influence of music in American culture is immeasurable. One case in point is th...

History of Blacks In Radio

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The pages of radio history are turned back to examine the treatment of Blacks during radio's Golden Age. (319)

Thank God … Highlights

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"Thank God, " an African-American DocuOpera shares the legacy of our past sufferings and achievements through music. We now know that the Black Church is Africa's musical gift to America and America's only original co...

We’re Number One

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A profile of Black-owned radio station WBLS in New York City that is ranked number one in the country. Guest: Percy Sutton and Pierre Sutton. 404

Uptown at the Apollo

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Richard Pryor, Sammy Davis, Jr., Stevie Wonder and Sam Moore are among the artists who have had their names in lights outside of the legendary Apollo Theatre in Harlem. They appear with Tony Brown when he turns the pa...

The Rap Against Rap

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Pernicious words like “nigger” have become standard gutter talk among a “gangsta” subculture of African-Americans who call themselves rap artists.   One black writer, columnist and cartoonist for the Tacoma Tribune go...

Jesus Christ, Yo

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Christian Hip Hop is becoming a fast-growing music genre.  Danny Wilson, CEO of Holy Hip Hop, and Minister Eddie Velez talk about how they are spreading the word of God through Christian Hip Hop music.(2412)

Stevie Wonder Plays His Own Keys of Life

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STEVIE WONDER: How did a little Black boy, blind since birth, become one of music's greatest superstars and a cultural icon? Stevland Morris, better known as Stevie Wonder joins Tony Brown for this revealing interview...