Black Music Month Honors the Black Artists Who Have Shaped Music 2021-06-09

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Black Music Month Honors the Black Artists Who Have Shaped Music

Started more than 40 years ago, the observance celebrates the history and scope of Black music from classical and folk to hip hop and rock.

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