African and African American Studies

African and African American Studies
Alicia Guzman

ROOTS: A Cultural Phenomenon

There are some things in life that just completely take this world by surprise. The TV miniseries Roots, premiering in 1977, did just that. Roots,

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African and African American Studies
Nathan Hartley

Jimi Hendrix: Musical Protests

Jimi Hendrix stands before over 200,000 people about to make musical history. It’s 1969, in the middle of the war in Vietnam. The Vietnam War

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