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Get Up, Stand Up: Music and The Black World Experience

Noted scholar Dr. Stephanie Shonekan (Columbia College, Chicago) presents a talk on the musical contributions and revolutionary messages of the late Jamaican Reggae singer, Peter Tosh. Morris Phibbs, Professor and Director (Columbia College's Center for Black Music Research) will discuss the role that music has played in the African-American experiences. Lisa Brock, scholar and Dean (Columbia College) will use her background in African Diaspora studies to contextualize both presentations and facilitate a dialogue between both speakers.


Recorded Saturday, January 13, 2007 at The Field Museum.

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