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Founded at Columbia College Chicago in 1983, The Center for Black Music Research is the only organization of its kind. It exists to illuminate the significant role that black music plays in world culture by serving as a nexus for all who value black music, by promoting scholarly thought and knowledge about black music, and by providing a safe haven for the materials and information that document the black music experience across Africa and the diaspora.

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September 01:
1883 Justin Elie (pianist, composer, arranger, conductor) born in Cap-Haitien, Haiti.
1912 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (composer, conductor, teacher, and adjudicator) died near Croydon, England.