This sonically-inspired presentation will consider the musical landscape that accompanied Black Freedom Struggles from the 19th century to the present. Not meant to be exhaustive, the presentation will ask Nu Skool participants to consider the ways in which revolutionary movements inspired music and vice versa.
About the Presenter: Crystal M. Moten is an assistant professor of African American history at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Her research centers on the intersection of race, class, and gender and specifically black women’s economic activism in civil rights era Milwaukee. Her work has appeared in several journals and edited collections. She is currently working on her first book, This Woman’s Work: Black Women’s Intellectual and Economic Activism in Postwar Milwaukee.
- Occurred Friday, April 26th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm