Curtis Mayfield and the Impact of His Music on the Civil Rights Movement
“Curtis Mayfield: The Man, The Music, The Movement: A Conversation with Mr. Howard Dodson and Dr. Portia K. Maultsby” was an event of the National Black Arts Festival hosted by the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum.
Howard Dodson and Portia Maultsby discussed the social commentary in the music of Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions and the integral relationship his music had with the Civil Rights Movement. Some musical selections were played. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Professor Andrews moderated.
“Curtis Mayfield: The Man, The Music, The Movement: A Conversation with Mr. Howard Dodson and Dr. Portia K. Maultsby” was an event of the National Black Arts Festival hosted by the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum. close
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Dwight Andrews Associate Professor Emory University->Music Theory and African American Music
Howard Dodson Jr. Director Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Collette Hopkins Director National Black Arts Festival->Education and Public Programs
Portia K. Maultsby Director Indiana University->Archives of African American Music and Culture
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