When I’m Called Home: Remembering AbbeyLincoln by Mark Anthony Neal |theLoop21 (2010) “I’vealways been concerned with the story I’m telling. This music is social. Our music is social. Nobody careswhether it sounds pretty or not. Can you tell the people what its like to behere?”—Abbey Lincoln in LaShonda Katrice Barnett’s I Got Thunder: Black Women Songwriters on Their Craft WhenAbbey Lincoln gave her last breathe on the morning of August 14, 2010, she lefta legacy, that though obscured by time and ignorance, marks her as one of themost singular Black artists of the 20 th Century.
In this preview of the next Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Daryl Michael Scott to discuss the importance of Black History Month. Scott is a Professor of History at Howard University and the President of the Associ... Read Post
That Old Time Religion: Remembering Albertina Walker by Mark Anthony Neal | TheLoop21 Contemporary Gospel music is experiencing it’s greatest period of sustained growth and success. Black Gospel artists such as CeCe Winans, Yolanda ... Read Post
Obscured by time, this jazz singer leaves behind an impressive legacy. When I'm Called Home: Remembering Abbey Lincoln by Mark Anthony Neal “I’ve always been concerned with the story I’m telling. This music is social. Our music is s... Read Post