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Reframing the Music Classroom: 1970s to 1980s
This resource guide aims to center the voices of scholars and musicians who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) in our research and pedagogy.
Fleetwood, Nicole R. "Giving Face: Diana Ross and the Black Celebrity as Icon." In On Racial Icons: Blackness and the Public Imagination, 55-80. Rutgers University Press, 2015.http://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt15sk7t3.8.
George Lipsitz (2009) “What's Race Got to Do with It?”
Remembering Ike Turner (1931–2007), Popular Music and Society, 32:1, 117-121, DOI:
Michael Jackson: 1958-2009
He is known as the king of pop for a reason. Michael Jackson’s Thriller is the first time that black music was actually promoted to not only black people, but people of all color and all nationality, and that was a huge leap in black music.
Wilburn, Aly. “The King of Pop: How Michael Jackson Revolutionized the Music Industry.” Medium, Medium, 2 May 2018, email@example.com/the-king-of-pop-how-michael-jackson-revolutionized-the-music-industry-f90087dd2928#:~:text=Michael%20Jackson%20revolutionized%20the%20music%20industry%20with%20his%20song%2C%20music,produced%20and%20promoted%20new%20releases.&text=Albums%20by%20African%2DAmerican%20artists,to%20an%20all%20black%20audience.