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FYS Kvetko: Library Videos

Soul to HipHop

Blacking Up: Hip-Hop's Remix of Race and Identity

Blacking Up: Hip-Hop's Remix of Race and Identity

Explores tensions surrounding white participation in Hip-Hop. For some, it is an example of cultural progress. For others, it is just another case of cultural appropriation.

SNCC and the Black Arts Movement: We Had to Change the Conversation

SNCC and the Black Arts Movement : We Had to Change the Conversation

The poets Amiri Baraka and Haki Madhubuti describe the intersection and interaction between Southern struggle and the nationwide black arts movement.

America's Music Legacy: Soul

America's Music Legacy: Soul

Soul music originated in the United States in the 1950s and early 1960s, combining elements of African-American gospel music and rhythm and blues into a form of funky, secular testifying. America's Music Legacy showcases great stars from the world of soul music. Performers include James Brown, Ben E. King, Gladys Knight and The Pips, Percy Sledge, Otis Redding, and many more. (94 minutes)