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Black Arts Initiative

Leverage the power of Black Arts and Artists to inspire conversation and invoke change.
Use the exploration and discovery of Black Music and Arts to heal and unite.

Find commonality, build community.

Invite the artists of the Black Arts Initiative in you class or organization.
Just send a quick email to ewingg@miamioh.edu to get started!
 

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Musical Snacks: Mozart to Joplin with Bruce Murray

Take a break, a deep breath and enjoy a few minutes of exquisite piano music selected and performed by Oxford's own Bruce Murray and recorded in the beautiful ballroom of Oxford Community Arts Center. New episodes added each Wednesday at noon!

FREE web series in collaboration with the Oxford Community Arts Center

Watch on our YouTube channel

Black Roots Music to Explore

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Michael Mwenso's Songs of Black Hope and Resistance

Black Music has always played a role in American protest, hope, and resilience. 
In this FREE multi-media, web series, curator and host Michael Mwenso investigates meaningful songs from the Black roots expression that speak to the ultimate human expression.

Explore the Web Series