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Equality through Jazz

Black Artists #10
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Black Artists #10

A. Jazz was a favorable category for the black community because it was new and gave them a place to say they're opinions where people would listen B. smooth jazz helped capture the history of racial segregation. C. people still use music to express they're concerns today.

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African-American music #1
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African-American music #1

A. African american music was important for expressing the mistreatment of black people.

B. I wouldn't live in the world I live in today with out it.

C. African Americans still use music to this day to express racial issues.

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Lead Belly #6
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Lead Belly #6

A. "lead belly" spoke on the topic of sexism and racism.

B. made music into a public service announcement

C. we still face these issues today

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McKinney's Cotton Pickers  #7
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McKinney's Cotton Pickers #7

A. "McKinney's Cotton pickers" were one of the first popular African american jazz bands. they had such a controversial name and were trying to turn it around and use it for power.

B. they were started in Detroit, I live near.

C. we still have racist that think black people will be unsuccessful.

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Mississippi John Hurt #8
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Mississippi John Hurt #8

A. John hurt was a share cropper and was able to share his issues with it through music.

B. I personally disagree with share cropping and he was a large voice in stopping it.

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Josephine Baker #4
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Josephine Baker #4

A. Josephine Baker was a popular European singer. she was one of the first female black singers to be recognized in Europe.

B. Josephine opened up the door for many other female artists

C. Female artists are still not recognized as much as men, so this is still a current issue.

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Benny Goodman #3
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Benny Goodman #3

A. Benjamin David Goodman was a big founder of jazz. during a era of racial segregation he opened a door for many jazz musicians that no one else had. B. He helped some of my favorite jazz artists. C. some famous jazz artists would have never made it without him.

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Jelly Roll Morton #2
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Jelly Roll Morton #2

A. Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe claims to have invented jazz although some jazz historians say there is no proof. B. If it is true that he invented jazz then I am forever great full. C. Jazz is still a very current music gene especially in Detroit.

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Music in the 1920's #5
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Music in the 1920's #5

A. Ragtag is a branch of jazz music targeted for dancing. Alexander ragtime started it and it was very open the black musicians. B. Ragtime was almost like a party jazz. C. all these music genes are still in use today.

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Jazz #9
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Jazz #9

A. Jazz was very important in america. it gave black musicians a voice as it was started in the African american community. B. Jazz is one of my favorite music genres. C. people still find they're voices heard through jazz today

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