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LUNCH WITH BOOKS: World Slavery - The Haitian Revolution And The Rise Of American Music

February 26, 2019

Event starts at 12:00 PM.


World Slavery - The Haitian Revolution & Rise of American Music

In "World Slavery-The Haitian Revolution And The Rise Of American Music," Ray Kamalay a long-time professional musician who contributes performances of the various genres, will trace the development of slavery from ancient times to its links with American society and into the early jazz age, putting American music in the perspective of world history. His discussion will include freedom, ancient and modern slavery, the Haitian Revolution, the origin of blackface, spirituals, blues, minstrel shows, ragtime and jazz and will be punctuated by musical performance on varied instruments.

Lunch With Books: Feb. 26, at noon - World Slavery and the Rise of American Music

This program has been presented recently at the Miami Public Library, the State University of New York, and the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh.

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- Tuesday, February 26, 2018 - 
Lunch With Books starts at noon in the Library Auditorium. 

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