Dr. Dwight Andrews: The purpose, power and impact of African American music

Music created by African Americans has always had a purpose. Music provided African Americans a voice, despite the fact that throughout American history there has been an effort to silence them. Listen to the conversation as Dr. Dwight Andrews and Ramona discuss the history and significance of music as the center of the African American experience. Musician, performing artist, paster and educator, Dr. Dwight Andrews is an Associate Professor of Music Theory at Emory University and Senior Minister of First Congregational Church in Atlanta. Dr. Andrews is originally from Detroit, Michigan.

To learn more about Dr. Dwight Andrews, visit http://music.emory.edu/home/people/biography/andrews-dwight.html.

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