Ma Rainey [Black History Short 95]

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By Noire Histoir and Natasha McEachron. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

If you're interested in learning about the blues singer and songwriter who inspired August Wilson's play “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and Alice Walker's Shug Avery character in “The Color Purple”, then my Ma Rainey Black History Short is for you.

Show notes are available at http://noirehistoir.com/blog/ma-rainey.

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