Community Voices

Community Voices: Lenny Santiago Examines the Evolution of Black Music in America


As a part of our commitment and responsibilities as an ally, we intend to highlight and amplify black voices within our community. Each week, we’ll be introducing you to a new guest who will be diving into important topics about the #BlackLivesMatter movement. We hope that you will find this series educational and empowering. This week we linked with Lenny Santiago to discuss the evolution of Black music in America:

– Discuss the evolution of Black Music in America. (Starting during slavery and evolving into music genres that people love today.)

-How would you describe Black Music’s effect on culture today?

-Why do you think that Black Music resonates with so many people?

-What do you want people to take away from Black Music and the artists who create it?

-And more…

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Thank you for joining us today. Make sure you keep an eye out for our second installment of Community Voices.