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Readings for June 9th Lecture/Jamaican Diaspora in Brixton and influences
Linton Kwesi Johnson
Historical Context: Windrush Generation / Race Relations Act / New Cross Fire / Brixton Riots / Special Patrol Group / Dub Poetry / Rudeboys: Reggae, Punk and Ska / Stephen Lawrence / Macpherson Report
Readings for June 2nd Lecture/American black poetry timeline survey
Gil Scott Heron
(Spoken) We have a poem here, it’s called “Whitey On The Moon”
It was inspired by some whiteys on the moon
So I wanna give credit where credit is due.
The Beatles: Blackbird
Historical Contexts: Brown V. Board of Education / Little Rock Nine / Rosa Parks / Pullman Porters / March on Washington / Jim Crow Laws/ Separate But Equal Doctrine / Moon Landing / No Knock