By Ruby Nwaebube
In this edition of the Preservation Playlist, we’re rewinding the track all the way back to the 1930s.
Did you know that June is Black Music Appreciation Month? In 1979, under President Jimmy Carter, the month of June was dedicated to celebrating and appreciating the work of Black musicians in the United States. While Black Music Appreciation Month began in the1970s, Black musicians have made major strides in the music industry throughout all of U.S. history.