The celebration of Black History wouldn't be possible without the tireless work of Black historians, and in the field of "classical" music Mr. Bill Doggett is leading the way. Bill joins Garrett to take a look back at the Watts uprisings, his work with composer Adolphus Hailstork, and more. Scott honors the lives of Mary Wilson and Chick Corea, and the guys address the latest viral misstep in Music Education.
***Barnor Hesse defines a "race traitor" as someone who actively refuses complicity with the intention of subverting whiteness and telling the truth at whatever cost. The National Museum of African American History and Culture defines whiteness as the way that white people, their customs, culture, and beliefs operate as the standard by which all other groups are compared.
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