African American Music Appreciation Month

African American Music Appreciation Month was created in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter.  It is celebrated every June.  It was formerly called National Black Music Month. 

See the article written by Nabil Ayers’ article, What Black Music Month Means Now

View the website of The National Museum of African American Music, located in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Choose a title from this search on the subject of Black Music or use any of the following search terms in our catalog: 

  1. African Americans — Music.
  2. Black people — Music
  3. Black people — Music — History and criticism.
  4. Africans — Music — History and criticism.