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Reframing the Music Classroom: BIPOC Scholars

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.


Cite the Work of BIPOC Scholars: This section includes scholarship by BIPOC from within and outside traditional academic journals whose work centers on issues of race and racism in the music industry and in music education.

Alexander G. Wehiliye

Amiri Baraka

Amy Wang

Angela Y. Davis

Bell Hooks

Bettina Love

Daphne Duval Harrison

Cherie Hu

Cheryl L. Keyes

Image of Cheryl Keyes

Christopher Mena

Daphne Brooks

E. Patrick Johnson

Ellie M. Hisama

Emily J. Lordi

Farah Jasmine Griffin

Fred Moten

Tricia Rose

George E. Lewis

Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr.

Kimberly Mack

Kyra Gaunt

Louis Onuorah Chude-Sokei

Jessie Montgomery

Marcyliena Morgan


Maureen Mahon

Olivia Salhoup

Portia K. Maultsby

Regina Bradley

Rawiya Kameir

Reiland Rabaka

Samuel A. Floyd Jr

Sylvia Rhone

Tammy L. Kernodle