–Origins of Race in the U.S.:
1) Watch: The Origin of Race in the USA
2) Read: “The History of the Idea of Race,” Audrey Smedley (8 pages)
–Work Songs, Field Hollers, and Spirituals:
1) Read: Lawrence W. Levine, “African American Music Resistance, The Antebellum Period” In Burnim and Maultsby (12 pages)
2) View – PPT – Field Hollers, Work Songs, Folk Heroes
3) Watch: The Land Where the Blues Began (57 mins)
4) Music listening/viewing:
1.Negro Prison Songs / “Rosie”1947 [RARE]
2.Wade in the water – Ella Jenkins
3.Swing Low Sweet Chariot – Fisk Jubilee Singers (1909)
4.Steal Away-Mahalia Jackson & Nat King Cole from Emeless
5.Odetta – No More Auction Block For Me
6.John Henry – Leadbelly
–Blues and Jazz:
1) Read: Michael Cary, “Political Dimensions of the Blues.” (10 pages)
2) Read: Adam Gussow “Mamie Smith’s ‘Crazy Blues’ as Social Text” (31 pages)
3) Read: David Margolick, “Performance as a Force for Change: The Case of Billie Holiday and ‘Strange Fruit’” (18 pages)
4) View – PPT – blues and jazz
5) Music listening/viewing
1.LEROY CARR – HOW LONG BLUES
2.Eddie Lang, Lonnie Johnson & Texas Alexander – Work Ox Blues, 1928
3.’See That My Grave Is Kept Clean’ by BLIND LEMON JEFFERSON (1928) Classic Texas Blues
4.Mamie Smith – Crazy Blues
5.Ice-T – Cop Killer (Lyrics)
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7.Bessie Smith – Haunted House Blues – 1924
8.Billie Holiday – “Strange Fruit” Live 1959 [Reelin’ In The Years Archives]
9.Strange Fruition Clean Cut w/ Lyrics on Screen
–Civil Rights Movement:
1) Read: Bernice Johnson Reagon, “The Civil Rights Movement” (25 pages) In Burnim and Maultsby
2) Music listening/viewing:
1.Morehouse College – We Shall Overcome
2.Onward Christian Soldiers
3.Harlem Gospel Choir – Amazing Grace (EXCLUSIVE)
4.Lift Him Up (Live)
5.Lift Every Voice and Sing
6.Nina Simone: Mississippi Goddam
7.Nina Simone: To Be Young, Gifted and Black
8.Black (First Movement Of Black, Brown And Beige)
9.ABBEY LINCOLN & MAX ROACH
10.Original Faubus Fables
11.JOHN COLTRANE Alabama
12.Sonny Rollins – Freedom Suite ( Full Album )
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