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Chuck Berry, Emancipation & Problematic Art

It’s hard to pin down what I love in Berry’s recordings. They are bluesy, for sure, but in combination with an unsubtle pop sentimentality which generally wouldn’t be my thing. 2,386 more words

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Where I'm At

Today I’ll report on two projects: last month’s attempt to learn a tune a day, and this month’s attempt to write a tune a day! 1,158 more words

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Guest Post: Echoes of Revolution: Resistance, Hip Hop, and the Black Atlantic

This is the fifth and final post in The Junto’s roundtable on the Black Atlantic. The first was by Marley-Vincent Lindsey, the second was by Mark J. 1,494 more words

Historiography

Ethnicity and Crime: Paul Gilroy's 'Anti-Racist Theory'

Below I summarise pp52-3 of Collins’ Sociology AQA A-Level Year 2 Student Book (Chapman, Holborn, Moore and Aiken.) This is their take on what they call ‘Paul Gilroy’s Anti Racist Theory of Crime’ – Interestingly Prof. 270 more words

Crime And Deviance

POST-TRUTH NARRATIVES AND THE REWRITING OF BRITAIN'S PAST

by Sam Naylor

Content warning: this article mentions homophobia and racism

“In Britain we use our history in order to comfort us, to make us feel stronger, to remind ourselves that we were always, always deep down, good people.” That was Neil MacGregor, the former director of the British Museum, … 717 more words

Student

The Jazz Salon with Paul Gilroy, Joshua Idehen, Kayo Chingonyi

Gary Crosby is looking forward to co-hosting a special edition of The Jazz Salon tomorrow (Fri 14 Oct) at Southbank Centre, London as part of this year’s… 129 more words

Concerts / Gigs