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The Roots of Hip Hop Music

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Join Victoria Shields, doctoral student in the Urban Education program at Eastern Michigan University, for a presentation celebrating Black History Month by examining the evolution of Hip Hop music from its roots in West Africa to the international music phenomena of the present. Learn about the historical and cultural elements of hip hop, how it has given voices to youth and urban communities, and leave with a list of related book titles for children and young adults.This event is part of AADL's Black History Month series.

This event is part of AADL's Black History Month series. Please visit the website for more information.

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