Music and Liberation of the People: Free Performance at NPL

Tuesday, December 4th, 6 PM
Newark Public Library | 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102 | First Floor Meeting Room

NJPAC is proud to present Music and the Liberation of the People, featuring Newark’s own cultural ensemble, Return To The Source. This multi-media production, written and directed by Junius Williams, tells the story of the music that inspired slave resistance and the American Civil Rights Movement; teaches the social and political roots of black music; and demonstrates its evolution from Spirituals to today’s popular genres of R&B and Hip Hop.

Return To The Source is noted for its music and education concerts, featuring Spirituals, Blues, Gospel, Jazz, and Hip Hop. The group has performed at more than 300 grade schools throughout New Jersey, as well as college campuses throughout the country, cultural events and other venues where music and the message are important.

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For more information, please email kconner@njpac.org or call 973.353.8055

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