Black Country Music Artists Getting Greater Visibility

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Brenda C. Siler
March 26, 2024
The Washington Informer
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From the first performer ever on the Grand Ole Opry DeFord Bailey to celebrated singers Charley Pride and Ray Charles, Black artists have long performed country music. While Black performers have not always been celebrated or widely embraced in country music, current African American artists are working to honor the legacies of those who came before them and stake their claims and contributions to the genre.

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