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2 Music Appreciation - Folk Review
Music in our culture
Terms in this set (14)
The separation of two races: for Jazz purposes, specifically African Americans and Caucasians
Civil Rights Movement
a social movement in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s, in which people organized to demand equal rights for African Americans and other minorities. They gave speeches, marched in the streets, and participated in boycotts, as well as singing songs.
music which is transmitted orally-passed from one performer to another without the aid of written notation; represents the traditions and values of a particular group or community; has been around for thousands of years; need not be a professional to perform this.
Contemporary Folk Music Revival
a movement in the 1960s that gave voice to those affected by the Civil Rights Movement; peaceful, non-violent protest songs; gave rise to musicians such as Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger.
African American Spiritual; Joan Baez sang this on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963.
Martin Luther King Jr.
U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
the type of protesting done during the contemporary folk revival. Used in Selma and on the Lincoln Memorial.
Group of civil rights workers who took bus trips through southern states in 1961 to protest illegal bus segregation
Lunch Counter Sit Ins
African American protesters sat down at segregated establishments and refused to leave until they were served.
14 year old african american who was kidnapped, beaten, and brutally killed in Mississippi for whistling at a white woman
language of the people
Plessy v. Ferguson
Train car started it all; "separate but equal" doctrine supreme court upheld the constitutionally of segregation.
Brown v. Board of Education
Supreme Court case that rejected the idea that separate could be equal leading to
public schools being desegregated
Sang on steps of Lincoln Memorial