Tag: Black History Month

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Poems to Celebrate Black History Month


Poems to Celebrate Black History Month Poems that explore the African-American experience. American Income Afaa Michael Weaver Unholy Women Chris Abani Nina’s Blues Cornelius Eady won’t you celebrate with me Lucille Clifton Letter to Brooks: Spring  Garden Major Jackson Canary Rita Dove Praise Song for the Day Elizabeth […]

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The Black History Month Series 2015: David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989) “Little Jazz.”


David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), “Little Jazz” David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), commonly known as Roy Eldridge, and nicknamed “Little Jazz”, was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of harmony, including the use of tritone substitutions, his virtuosic […]

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