Country Music’s Black History with Rhiannon Giddens & Brittney Spencer

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By
Ariana Marsh
June 3, 2024
Harper's BAZAAR
Interview

Rhiannon Giddens and Brittney Spencer discuss their journey as country musicians, highlighting the struggles of Black artists in the industry and the current transformative phase of country music.

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Four-panel image: 1) Rhiannon Giddens Black Woman in vibrant purple patterned dress with red head wrap sitting on a stone bench. 2-4) Brittney Spencer a Black woman in denim jacket, playfully posing with a bubble gum bubble, in various expressions.
Photo Credit:
Serena Brown/ The New York Times/ Redux & Catherine Powell

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