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    Panel Discussion on Hip-Hop and Literature

    Panelists talked about hip-hop and literature. Panelists included MK Asante, author of Buck: A Memoir; Michael Eric Dyson, author of Know What I Mean?: Reflections on Hip Hop; James B. Paterson, author…

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    Legions of Boom

    Oliver Wang talked about his book Legions of Boom: Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews in the San Francisco Area, in which he discusses the sizable Filipino population of northern California and the influence…

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    Interview with Luther Campbell

    Luther Campbell talked about his book The Book of Luke: My Fight for Truth, Justice, and Liberty City, in which he talks about his involvement in the hip-hop group 2 Live Crew and the…

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    Singing for Freedom

    Scott Gac talked about his book, Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth Century Culture of Antebellum Reform, about one of the most famous American family singing groups of the…

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    Nothing But Love in God's Water

    Robert Darden talked about his book Nothing But Love in God’s Water, in which he explores the history of gospel music and its role in African-American history.

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    How Music Got Free

    Stephen Witt talked about his book How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Piracy, in which he recounts the creation of the MP3 and the…

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    Nothing But Love in God's Water

    Robert Darden talked about his book, Nothing But Love in God’s Water: Black Sacred Music from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement, in which he explores the history of gospel music and its role in…

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    Stare in the Darkness

    Lester Spence talked about his book, Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics, about the influence of hip-hop music on politics. This interview, conducted at Johns Hopkins…

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    Macon's Music History

    Jessica Walden, owner of Rock Candy Tours, talked about the Macon, Georgia’s early music history, including the Douglass Theatre, and the largest African American music agency at the time. Musicians Little…

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    Rebel Music

    Hisham Aidi talked about his book, Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture. He spoke with Matthew Shenoda, associate professor of creative writing at Columbia College…

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    Kansas City Lightning

    Stanley Crouch talked about his forthcoming book, Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker. He was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual…

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    Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong

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    The Man Who Never Died

    William Adler recounts the life of labor activist Joe Hill (1879-1915). A member of the labor union the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.), Joe Hill was known for his outspoken politics and the…

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    Woody Guthrie, American Radical

    In his book Will Kaufman takes a look at folk singer Woody Guthrie’s political activism throughout the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, the Korean War, the McCarthy era, and the Civil Rights era. At…

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    The Road to Woodstock

    Michael Lang talked about his memoir The Road to Woodstock: From the Man Behind the Legendary Festival (Ecco; June 30, 2009). A co-founder of the Woodstock Music Festival, he recounts the…

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    Bob Dylan In America

    Sean Wilentz, history professor at Princeton University, explores the historical and cultural influences that according to the author have played a significant role in Bob Dylan’s…

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    Seven Events That Made America America

    Larry Schweikart talked about his book Seven Events That Made America America: And Proved That the Founding Fathers Were Right All Along (Sentinel, 2010). In his book he recounts seven…

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    Appetite for Self-Destruction

    Rolling Stone contributing editor and author of four previous books discussed what he believes is the rapidly approaching death of the recording industry. He chronicled the recording…

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    All About the Beat

    John McWhorter talked about his book, All about the Beat: Why Hip-Hop Can’t Save Black America, published by Gotham. In his book Mr. McWhorter argues that hip-hop and rap are…

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    Hip-Hop and Women

    A community roundtable addressed the question, “Does Hip-Hop Hate Women?” The panelists talked about their books on the topic and responded to audience members' comments and questions. This…

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