June is Black Music Month. In honor of all the contributions African Americans have made in the area of music, I will highlight one or more African Americans in music.
Day 1 features Motown Records, founded by Berry Gordy. Information about Motown Records can be found here.
Encyclopedia Britannica: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/394383/Motown
History about Motown Records from its own website http://classic.motown.com/history/
Motown Museum: http://www.motownmuseum.org/
Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/loc/lcib/9901/motown.html