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America's Music Fabric has been Influenced by Black Music, June is Black Music Month

The month of June, in America celebrates not only Juneteenth but Black Music Month too. Dating back to 1979, out of the White House, President Jimmy Carter gave recognition of Black musical influences, that have been essential to our nation's musical archives and cultural heritage. From that point until now, the legacy continues and annually, by presidential proclamation, it serves as a reminder to all.

Blacks in America have created, fostered and over time, have given inspiration to various genres of music. Blacks, African Americans, whichever you identify as, have kept tempo and the driving...

 

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