Our Musical Legacy
Music has been the literal heartbeat of our collective struggles to reclaim our freedom, culture and history. From our initial separation from the Motherland, to the periods of enslavement, colonization, revolution and reinvention, down to the present day, we have always been a musical people. In this section we will explore the artists, icons and memory makers who helped to sustain and inspire us.
The Soundtrack of Black Liberation
featuring Dr. Cornel West
Iconic scholar, thinker and Grammy Award-winner, Dr. Cornel West joins Knarrative in part one of a series of conversations centered on the power of Black music in our historical freedom struggles. Prof. Hunter and Dr. West examine the musical legacy of Curtis Mayfield.