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June is African-American Music Appreciation Month, Let's Celebrate

It's time to celebrate African-American Music Month, the history behind it and the contribution that it continues to give to our nation and world. Started in June 1979 as Black Music Month by President Jimmy Carter, every year since then, the month pays homage to our legends, our sound and our creativeness in our music. Where does that come from you might ask?Well, it is all rooted in African rhythms that have been passed down by our ancestors from Africa.

You often hear from other cultures, that you can just feel somethings in black music and that all stems from our ancestors' experiences of...


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