TITLE

Babatunde Olatunji memorialized as 'God's gift to the world'

AUTHOR(S)
Boyd, Herb
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;5/1/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 18, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the speech of James Forbes, pastor of Riverside Church, toward the end of a memorial service for the master drummer Babatunde Olatunji conducted in the first week of May, 2003. Text delivered by Forbes recalling the enslaved Africans who were stripped of the drum by their owners; Contributions of Olatunji in the liberation of slaves; Family background of Olatunji.
ACCESSION #
9766182

 

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