Virtual Roundtable #6 - Lift Every Voice: Black Gospel Music and Social Justice

Folk and Traditional Arts Virtual Roundtable: Black Gospel Music and Social Justice

Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event
Event Date: 
Mon Jun 29, 2020 - 6:00PM

Join us for a discussion on the importance of preserving the spirit, sounds, and stories of Black gospel music in Texas. Our panelists, whose work shapes the future of gospel music performance and scholarship, will discuss the historical depth of its traditions and its power in social movements.

Panelists:
Joseph Middleton
Gospel Music Historian

Joslyn Henderson
Scholar, Singer
Baylor University

Robert Darden
Founder, Black Gospel Music Restoration Project
Baylor University

Moderator:
Gabriela Kane
Operations Manager
Texas Folklife

Please note the discussion will be hosted live on the Texas Folklife Facebook page. #BlackArtistsMatter
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This program is supported in part by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, The City of Austin Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Development Department, and Texas Commission on the Arts. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily reflect those of Texas Commission on the Arts, The City of Austin Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Development Department, Humanities Texas and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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