African American Impact And Exclusion In Rock Music

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As an avid music listener and frequent concert goer, I have noticed the lack of diversity throughout the rock, specifically alternative, music scene. No matter the style, there are relatively few Black artists gaining success in rock music, despite the historical impact African Americans have made on the genre. There are many possible causes for this racial divide in something as easily accessible as music, starting in the early roots of rock and continuing through the 20th and 21st centuries. In the course I would design, African American Impact and Exclusion in Rock Music, we would explore the history, causes, and effects of the influence and exclusion of Black Americans in rock music. We would go in chronological order, talking about the

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