Professor Henry Louis Gates is a hugely influential academic in America. He has introduced a new series describing the role of the Black Church in influencing music and culture.
Available on Utube, with interviews of Oprah, Dr Cornel West and many others who have helped to shape church, music and society.
Here is a short introductory film.
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