Tag Archives: People Get Ready

Black History | Music and the Civil Rights Movement

Music and singing played a critical role in inspiring, mobilizing, and giving voice to the civil rights movement. ‘‘The freedom songs are playing a strong and vital role in our struggle,’’ said Martin Luther King, Jr., during the Albany Movement. … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Curtis Mayfield Week!

Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Wednesday Open Thread | Curtis Mayfield Week!

Happy HUMP day, Everyone. 3 Chics hopes you’re enjoying Curtis Mayfield week. People GET READY

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Monday Open Thread

Curtis Lee Mayfield  (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, rhythm and blues, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions and composing the soundtrack to the blaxploitation … Continue reading

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