Introduction

Gayle Wald
  • March 2015, Duke University Press
  • DOI: 10.1215/9780822375807-001

It's Been Beautiful introduction

What is it about?

Introduction to book about the PBS TV show "Soul!," which aired from 1968-1973. Hosted and produced by Ellis Haizlip, "Soul!" was an important cultural showcase of the Black Arts and Black Power era.

Why is it important?

The first book to document the history of the overlooked TV show "Soul!"

Perspectives

Gayle Wald (Author)
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

I hope teachers will find ways to incorporate this book into classes on TV, Black Arts and Black Power, and the civil rights movement. Also, this book contains chapters that are useful for teaching black popular music and black queer studies.

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