Stanley Crouch – Jazz and Civil Rights

Stanley_Crouch-150x150It would be hard to argue that there was a more important year in the Civil Rights movement than the year 1963. Whether it was the iconic acts of defiance by Bull Connor, the assassination of Medgar Evers, or the “I Have A Dream” speech by MLK, Jr., the year marked a seminal turning point in the struggle for civil rights. So as we look back 50 years later, David is joined by legendary jazz critic Stanley Crouch to examine the role of jazz in the civil rights movement.

Original Air Date: 10-09-2013

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