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Religion and the History of Black Music: 1970s–1990s

July 07, 2021
6:00 - 7:00 pm ET


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Religion and the History of Black Music

From the Rise of Gospel to the Reign of Hip Hop

May 26 – August 4, 2021


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Wednesday, July 7th, 2021

6:00PM–7:00PM ET


The first event in Part II kicks off a discussion between Professor Sorett and Harvard Professor Marcyliena Morgan, who also directs Harvard’s HipHop Archive and Research Institute. They cover the various ways that religion appeared in Hip Hop music as it was first emerging, as well as the response by religious leaders to the sounds of a new genre.

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