Reyna Roberts, Alice Randall Highlight Black Contributions to Country Music at Nashville Event

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Joseph Hudak
May 18, 2024
Rolling Stone
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THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF Black artists to country music have been marginalized, minimized, and, in some cases, wholly erased from the genre’s history. A group of songwriters, singers, activists, and journalists aimed to set the record straight on Wednesday during a live panel discussion in Nashville. Dubbed “Act III: A Conversation Around ‘Three Chords and the Actual Truth,’” the event was presented by the Black Music Action Coalition and the org’s co-founder, president, and CEO, Willie “Prophet” Stiggers.

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