Tabu Ley Rochereau, born in 1940 in the Congo (now Zaire) of the Bayanzi people, is a preeminent African singer who fuses elements of Congolese folk music with Cuban, Caribbean, and Latin American rumba.
The Genocide of Native Americans is by far the most overlooked Genocide in history. European colonization of the “New World” directly led to the decline of its indigenous population by more than 80% and resulted in Native Americans becoming second-class citizens in their ethnic homeland. Estimated killed: 2,000,000-100,000,000.So few acknowledge this.Why is this not in our history books?
'Vintage Black Glamour' Exposes Little-Known Cultural History
Camille Nickerson was noted for her research on the music and culture of Louisiana Creoles. She earned a B.A. and an M.A. from Oberlin College and also studied at Juilliard and Columbia University. Nickerson collected, arranged and published Creole folk songs and, during the 1930s to 1950s, lectured and performed as "The Louisiana Lady."