Black Lives Matter and Music: Protest, Intervention, Reflection
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About the Author
Fernando Orejuela is Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University. He is the author of Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture.
Stephanie Shonekan is Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology and Black Studies at the University of Missouri. She is the author of Soul, Country and the USA: Race and Identity in American Music and The Life of Camilla Williams, African American Classical Singer and Opera Diva.
[T]his book should inspire activists, scholars, and those who fall on both sides to conduct research globally on the topics explored, since anti-blackness is a worldwide issue. All people should know the depth of power music can spark in activists, scholarly and non-scholarly alike, and how music can mobilize significant change in the world."--Western Folklore
[A] book for our time that is right on time."--Journal of Folklore Research