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Lyrical Protest: Black Music’s Struggle Against Discrimination (Media and Society Series) Reviews

Lyrical Protest: Black Music’s Struggle Against Discrimination (Media and Society Series)

In this powerful new study Mary Ellison demonstrates the unique role of black music as an articulation of black aspirations and fears, and as a reaction to a range of social, economic, and political realities. She reveals black music as a soundtrack for life in all its complexity. Through a very close examination of lyrics, musical style, and form in black music throughout history, Ellison brings to light a genre of music varied in its intentions and impact; a catalyst for activism and a stimulus for changing attitudes. The book is organized around topical issues and explores such themes as black power, revolution, socialism, black feminism, and world peace.One of the few books on music and social change to deal specifically with black musi

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NFL, Players Struggle Through Lockout Limbo

A day after a federal judge lifted the lockout, some players were allowed to work out at their teams facilities. (April 26)
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NFL on FOX analyst Troy Aikman joins Laura Okmin to talk Super Bowl XLV and more.
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