33.1 Shout and Never Tire, "Cause We Gon' Be Alright!" How Music Served as a Weapon for African Americans

What:
Student Poster
When:
Friday 08 Nov 08:30 AM (1 hour 50 minutes)
Where:
Grand Ballroom A/B
Tags:
Arts & HumanitiesDiversityFirst-Year Experience/Freshman Orientation
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African Americans in the transoceanic slave trade sang triumphantly: "We gon' be alright!" My poster shows the catalyzing effects of music in African American movements for equality.  Music has been a powerful force, a potent weapon for both resilience and resistance, for African Americans for the past five hundred years.

Participant
Northeast Texas Community College

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