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Treme – African American Tribal Music and The Black Experience

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley Most people don’t think to associate the word Tribe or Tribal with African American. For the most part, African and Native American usually comes to mind. However, the irony of the names “African American” and “Native American” are really names that describe the same group of people.  Recently, I lost my last remaining grandparent. My Granddad Walter Pearley Sr. From Bellerose Louisiana. He lived in the East Bank of New Orleans. So, in tern, my family and I watched the entire four seasons of Treme…

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The Slave Narrative – Uncle Cinto Lewis

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley On this episode of Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Radio i will be reading from and discussing the Slave Narrative of Ex- Slave Uncle Cinto Lewis. Uncle Cinto Lewis, ex-slave, claims to “be 111 years old. He lived in a brick cabin with his wife, Aunt Lucy, on the Huntington Plantation, in Brazoria Co.Texas. Miss Kate Huntington says the cabin occupied by the old couple is part of the old slave quarters built by J. Greenville McNeel, who owned the plantation before Marion Huntington, Miss Kate’s…

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Boley Oklahoma – Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Radio

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley Most people know about Tulsa and Black Wall Street, however there is another All Black town in Oklahoma that is also famous for econimics, community and African American Progression as American Citizens…and that town is called Boley! We will be discussing the history of this town in regards to the Black Experience and African American tribal Music! To Donate click Link paypal.me/LamontJack To support our Crown Fund Campaign https://www.gofundme.com/we-are-public-media BOLEY OKLAHOMA In the early twentieth century Boley, Oklahoma was the largest predominantly black town in…

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African American Tribal Music EP1- Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Radio

Published by: Lamont Jack Pearley On our premier broadcast, Jack Dappa Blues Radio..we will discuss Columbus Day, African American Tribal Music while listening to some great Tunes! Featured topic Abolitionist, educator, and writer Charlotte Forten Grimke was born into a wealthy abolitionist family in Philadelphia. She attended Higginson Grammar School in Salem, Massachusetts, as the only African American student in a class of 200. She later studied literature and teaching at the Salem Normal School. First known recording of Black Spirituals Thomas Wentworth Higginson, who was an American Unitarian minister, author,…

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