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Marvin Gaye's revolutionary impact on music can easily be heard today

Marvin Gaye’s revolutionary impact on music can easily be heard today

by Ryan Hardison and Trinity Bland // April 21, 2021

If called upon, an overwhelming majority of Americans would likely recognize their country’s national anthem.  Not really by choice as the sluggish...

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Minnie Riperton gave us flowers, it's time we give her flowers too

Minnie Riperton gave us flowers, it’s time we give her flowers too

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // March 30, 2021

The abundance of music laced with resilient, socially-conscious themes canvassing the mid-1960s through the early 1970s will likely never be matched again.  Even...

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Opinion: Lumet's 'The Wiz' is still a trailblazing film in Black culture

Opinion: Lumet’s ‘The Wiz’ is still a trailblazing film in Black culture

by Trinity Bland and Ryan Hardison // February 25, 2021

Decades after its original release on Oct. 24, 1978, no film has distinctly defined Black culture and shaped the structure of a musical genre quite like...

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History of Motown class offers rich insight on modern pop music

History of Motown class offers rich insight on modern pop music

by Scarlet Keolanui, Contributor // March 2, 2016

Motown music began as the Motown record label in the 1960s and evolved into its own  sound, a style of soul music with pop influences that’s still prevalent...

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