VIA: FindArticles.Com For centuries African Americans have dominated the American music scene. Black music is in fact America’s original music, and the Spirituals-Blues-Jazz-Gospel-Charleston-Twist-HipHop gift is the foundation not only of rhythm and blues but also of Broadway and The Grammys. Read about three of the most important moments in Black Music History below: 1. 1660 […]
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Check out our gallery of African American Political Firsts. Without the work of the late great Dr. Martin Luther King none of this would be possible! Enjoy!
There are several African Americans that have made strides for us in media, check out this gallery that pays tribute to a few of those people:
Marge Jackson is vice president of marketing for Comcast Cable’s Eastern Division. In this role, Jackson is responsible for developing and leading the competitive strategy for the full Division. In addition, she oversees and manages the Product Marketing campaigns and leads the Division TV/direct marketing Marcomm strategy. Jackson joined Comcast in 1998 and has held […]
Payne Brown is Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at cable giant Comcast Corporation. Comcast is the nation’s largest cable television and broadband provider. The Company also owns several cable channels including, the Golf Channel, E!, Style, G4 and a substantial stake in TV One, a network targeting adult African Americans. He serves on the cable […]
Charisse R. Lillie is Vice President of Community Investment and Executive Vice President of the Comcast Foundation. She joined Comcast in 2005 as Vice President, Human Resources-Comcast Corporation, and Senior Vice-President, Human Resources-Comcast Cable. She was a partner in the law firm of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, in Philadelphia from January, 1992 to […]
Two days before Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2008, our President Barack Obama had the privilege to speak at Dr. Kings church in Atlanta, Georgia. See his inspiring speech below: