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  • feature July 1, 2016

    Interview: Prof. Joyce Jackson on the Tradition of Easter Rock

    Baton Rouge, LA / New York, NY, April 20, 2016 Photos by Ned Sublette Joyce Jackson: I’m Joyce Marie Jackson, I’m a professor in the Department of Geography and Anthropology at Louisiana State University, and I’m also director of the … Read more »

  • blog July 1, 2016

    The Ring and the Shout

    For this Hip Deep episode, producer Ned Sublette went to church—specifically, the True Light Church in Winnsboro, Louisiana. There he documented the music of something once thought to have died out—a for-real ring shout, the oldest known form of African-American … Read more »

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