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Eric Jackson on "The Power of Black Music: From the Underground Railroad through the Civil Rights Movement"

Friday, May 10, 2013 6:00p

WGBH Radio Host Eric Jackson will trace the roots and the significant role of black music in movements of organized resistance. From the Abolitionist Movement through the Civil War and Civil Rights to present day melodies, music was and continues to be the soundtrack and inspiration for incredible campaigns for freedom and justice. Jackson will provide insights into spirituals, blues, gospel, jazz, R&B and rap. He will play a sampling of tunes, tracing interesting lineages, exploring lyrics that… Show more

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Eric Jackson on "The Power of Black Music: From the Underground Railroad through the Civil Rights Movement"
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