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This Museum Is Fighting the Erasure of Black Music History

The National Museum of African American Music sets the music record straight when it comes to U.S. history

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The official recordings of history are inherently a measure of value, a tapestry of researched stories deemed worthy of memory. But the truth is that entire religious belief systems were…




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Keith Nelson Jr

Keith Nelson Jr

Writer by fate, journalist by passion. Bylines at: REVOLT,, Discogs, Vibe Magazine, Okayplayer, REVERB, LEVEL Mag

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