Born on this day. . .Kenny Burrell

Phenomenal guitarist Kenny Burrell was born on this day in Detroit in 1931.  More information about him:

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/kenny-burrell-mn0000068780

http://www.npr.org/artists/15320513/kenny-burrell

https://musicians.allaboutjazz.com/index_new.php?url=kennyburrell&&width=1280

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Born on July 30. . . Betye Saar

Betye Saar was born on July 30 in 1926.  Information about this fascinating artist:

http://www.visionaryproject.org/saarbetye/

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6688207

https://www.kcet.org/shows/artbound/betye-saar-reflecting-american-culture-through-assemblage-art

http://artcuratorforkids.com/betye-saar-the-liberation-of-aunt-jemima/

On this day in African American history. . .

A silent protest parade in 1917:

http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article164116762.html

More resources on this event:

https://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai2/forward/text4/silentprotest.pdf

http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/about/news/beinecke-marks-centennial-1917-naacp-silent-protest-parade-photograph-display-july-21-30

https://hyperallergic.com/392280/naacp-silent-protest-parade-yale/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/1917-silent-parade_us_597b3c01e4b0da64e8789bff?zl