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Prof. Robert Patterson with a graphic of the Apollo Theater in the background

New Book Examines Relationship Between R&B Culture, Black Aspirations

June 18th, 2019

A new book by Robert Patterson (C’02), chair of the Department of African American Studies, examines how post-Civil Rights era rhythm and blues culture articulates competing and conflicting political, social, familial and economic desires within African American communities.

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