Dancers move to a different beat

African drum beats‚ “Ol’ skool” trivia and karaoke freestyle rapping were all highlighted during the recent “Just Like Music” series‚ part of KSU’s ongoing Black History Celebration. The week−long series of events was a comprehensive tribute to music in the African−American culture. “Soaring through souls‚ moving to the rhythm and extending our legacy” is the theme of the four−month long celebration that began in January.

Georgia (Mar 31, 2006) — African drum beats‚ “Ol’ skool” trivia and karaoke freestyle rapping were all highlighted during the recent “Just Like Music” series‚ part of KSU’s ongoing Black History Celebration. The week−long series of events was a comprehensive tribute to music in the African−American culture. “Soaring through souls‚ moving to the rhythm and extending our legacy” is the theme of the four−month long celebration that began in January.

The final event of the series‚ “French Slave Trade Textiles: 18th and 19th Centuries‚” will be held in the Sturgis Library April 18. The program will provide the history of cotton textiles. Photos of the unique and brightly colored prints will be on display during the presentation.





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