Scott Joplin had played in New York, and other great musicians followed in his footsteps. After The Original Dixieland Jazz Band played on Broadway, jazz musicians imitated the New Orleans sound. While not attaining the undisciplined and wildly erratic beat of New Orleans jazz, the popularity of jazz in New York increased drastically. The 1920s proved to be a Golden Age of jazz in New York. Jazz was diverse and appealed to people from every echelon of society.
It was common for people in the late 1960s to handcraft their own clothing, which was often decorated with beads and fringes. Hippies would let their hair grow long and in some cases dreadlocks were worn by both men and women. A major change was the appearance of facial hair for me. Men would usually be expected to be clearly shaven however the hippie fashion allowed men to grown facial hair no matter the length. The Hippie look would be either barefoot or sandals.
When an Admiral makes him step into the ring and fights he ends up killing or dame near close too killing all three guys. They were quickly sent on there first real mission and passed with out anyone dieing John was shoot once but he fought threw the pain and made sure the mission was finished. He was giving a purple heart for actions. The next chapter there given there MJOLNIR IV armor this is what they were created for no one had enough speed and power and a trough body to use the armorer except for the Spartan's. It comes at a cost because the group was being chased by a convent ship when they decided bored the ship to find out more on the enemy and to destroy the ship.
Many noted that “the jazz of The Jazz Age was black Americans’ most powerful influence on Americans” (Baughman). Musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Martin, Bessie Smith, and Duke Ellington used their extraordinary to talent to travel the world with their music in order to show the world their pride in their African American culture. Prominent authors such as Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Debuois, Countee Cullen, and Zora Neale used this era as an advantage to publish novels, short stories, and poems about their history. In addition to being a brilliant author, he was also the founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Berry Gordy was an American record producer and songwriter. His claim to fame was the establishment of the renowned Motown record label and its affiliates. Motown became one of the most eminent music companies in the history of the U.S. Berry Gordy was born on 28th November 1929 in Detroit, Michigan and was the seventh child in a middle class family of Berry Gordy Sr. Berry’s siblings were all educated citizens however Berry wanted to become very rich very quickly so decided to drop out of school and become a professional boxer. He got interested in music by writing songs and soon opened the 3D Record Mart which was a store that featured jazz music. Unfortunately this venture was not successful.
The 1972 film Super Fly was a huge head turner for the African American community. This is one of the first Blaxploitation films that were generally made for the African American audience; it is considered a subgenre from the category exploitation films. Super Fly is most certainly known for its own soundtrack, which were Curtis Mayfield composed songs. Mayfield performed his own song “Pusherman” during the movie that put a twist on it because that is not typically done. Super Fly is well known for its style and impact that it had on changing the views of others towards Priests lifestyle.
Well the Chicanos created a youth curries they adopted their own music, language and their also there way of dressing. The men's wore a Zoot suit this was a flamboyant long coat with baggy pegged pants, a pork pie hat, a long key chain and shoes with thick soles they would call them self "Pachucos" then on early 1940s by the cause of many arrests and negative stories to the Pachucos made a negative perception on the Pachucos gangs. Then it came the Zoot Suit Riots theta where a seres of riots the was happening during 1943 when world war II was happening as well. This started in Los Angeles, California between white sailors and marines stationed throughout the city and Latino youths, they where recognizable because of the Zoot suit. The Mexican Americans and military servicemen where mostly involve in the riots but the African American and the Philippine were also involve in all the riots.
The Stonewall Inn, at that time was run by the Mafia. It welcomed an assortment of patrons, but it was known to be popular with poorest and most marginalized people in the gay community: drag queens. Police raids on gay bars were routine in the 1960s, but officers quickly lost control of the situation in Stonewall Inn, and attracted a crowd that was incited to the riot. Gay residents began with more protest with New York City police the next evening and several nights later. Village residents quickly organized into activist groups by gathering gays and lesbians to concentrate efforts on establishing places for them to open up their sexual orientations without the fear of being arrested.
Artists like Bill Haley who produced Rock Around the Clock and Elvis Presley were popular. Elvis tapped into the young teen market and thrilled audiences with this original styles, hip gyrating, and ‘bad boy’ image. Fashion in the 1950s Young Women’s wear – influenced by the rock ‘n’ roll craze. Full skirts in bright colours became popular. Skirts and pants were pinched in at the waist to emphasise the waist and bust.
In the early eighties the hip hop culture exploded on to American culture and ever since the view of African Americans is to achieve the American dream of big houses and nice cars. You have these artis and or sports figures luring young African American and even Caucasians’ into thinking and acting as if they are African American. With the role models of yesterday and today you have idols like Michal Jordan, Tiger Woods’ who show that it is ok to be and African American. Now you have people from all walks of life and cultures and ethnicities who want to be like these individuals. Back in the eighties the only symbol of African American was the negative portrayal of gangs and everyone was ok if they shot and killed each other.