Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the  achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Maxine Elliot Theater 39th & Broadway New York, NY 10018 When: November 20, 1955 What: Bo-Diddley becomes the first black performer on the most popular program on American television, “The Ed Sullivan Show.” «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » In celebration of Black Music Month, TheUrbanDaily’s “It’s All Black Music” presents 100 Rewarding […]