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TV One Hosts The Beat Don’t Stop: Don’t Mute My City Virtual Town Hall on the Social Power of Go-Go Music

 

Tune in tonight as TV One presents a virtual town hall to discuss the history, impact and legacy of Go-go music. An esteemed panel will examine how the music serves as a platform for African Americans to address issues such as class struggles, gentrification and the music’s impact on black culture. THE BEAT DON’T STOP: Don’t Mute My City Virtual Town Hall will debut on TV One’s Facebook page and WKYS and MAJIC’s digital and social media platforms on tonight, June 17, 2020, at 7 p.m. ET/6C.

 

TV One Hosts The Beat Don't Stop: Don't Mute My City Virtual Town Hall on the Social Power of Go-Go Music

 

As the nation grapples with how to address the racial injustice evidenced by the recent killings of unarmed African Americans, the panelists will also discuss the parallels between the Don’t Mute DC movement and the current social justice protests throughout the country.
The virtual town hall will set the stage for the debut of TV One’s original Go-go music documentary, THE BEAT DON’T STOP, which premieres on Sunday, June 21 at 8 p.m. ET/7C. Radio One syndicated personality DJ QuickSilva, host of The QuickSilva Show with Dominique the Diva, will moderate the town hall.
The esteemed panelists include Washington, D.C.Mayor Muriel Bowser; CNN Political Analyst and White House Correspondent April Ryan; Community Activist and Don’t Mute DC Co-Organizer Ron Moten; Backyard Band founding member and actor Anwan “Big G” Glover; Howard University Assistant Professor and Author Dr. Natalie Hopkinson; Radio One Personality Vic Jagger; Media Correspondent Jawn Murray; Music Executive Bo Sampson; and Radio Personality Big Brother Konan.
THE BEAT DON’T STOP documentary highlights the history and legacy of Go-go music and the trailblazing legends and stars who have carried the sounds throughout the decades. It also recounts the passion that fueled social movements, including the internationally recognized Don’t Mute DC campaign, which demonstrates the music’s power and influence amid a rapidly changing cultural landscape.
For more information about TV One’s THE BEAT DON’T STOP, visit the network’s www.tvone.tv. TV One viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on TwitterInstagram  and Facebook (@TVOneTV) using the hash tag #THEBEATDONTSTOP.

TV One’s THE BEAT DON’T STOP

Makeba Giles is a Digital Content Producer and founder of Faith Health and Home, a digital space with information and resources for physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being to help families live an inspired lifestyle.

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[…] TV One will also launch a weekly Uncensored pre-show digital series on www.tvone.tv featuring informative and humorous commentary from the voices behind the popular Bossip.com headlines. Each week, the hosts will discuss the featured celebrity and provide sneak previews of the upcoming Uncensored episode. Each pre-show will be available on TV One’s YouTube channel. […]

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[…] The original documentary pays homage to the unique contribution that Go-go music made to the musical…. The documentary features a host of celebrities, artists, music historians, and community leaders including rapper Doug E. Fresh; band members from Junk Yard Band, Trouble Funk, E.U., Backyard Band, TOB, TCB and Maiesha and the Hip Huggers; the dance crew Beat Ya Feet Finest; music historians Dr. Natalie Hopkinson and Kato Hammond; music journalists Ericka Blount and Alona Wartofsky; Don’t Mute DC organizer Ron Moten; talent promoter and former MCA Records executive Bo Sampson; music producer Tone P; Radio One Personality Angie Ange;… Read more »

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[…] excited for the return and talent line-up for this season of Uncensored, which is one of the TV ONE network’s top-rated series,” said Executive Producer in Charge of Production Jason […]

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