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For Black Music Appreciation month in June, Penguin Random House Education is celebrating influential Black musicians and artists. We have provided a selection of books that include a range of music topics, from blues to hip-hop to jazz to pop, and musicians and artists who have brought entertainment to their communities and beyond, and inspiredRead more
Excerpted from Bessie Smith: A Poet’s Biography of a Blues Legend by Jackie Kay There are some people whose voices ring out across the centuries, who, even after they have gone, possess a strange ability to still be effortlessly here. Bessie’s voice has that quality. Unsettled most of her life, she still unsettles. TryRead more
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