Thursday, February 11, 2010

White House Workshop on how music inspired the civil rights movement (video), video (57:31):
High school students from across the country participate in a workshop to learn about how music influenced the Civil Rights Movement. A number of entertainers participate, including John Legend, Smokey Robinson, John Mellencamp, Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon and Toshi Reagon.
Howie P.S.: Students from Seattle's Youngstown Records were welcomed to this workshop from the stage. More video here from the White House concert, featuring performances by Yolanda Adams, Smokey Robinson, Jennifer Hudson and Joan Baez.

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