African American Influence On Motown

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Having Barry as the leader of Motown he was able to break down many barriers with racial and social issues. His music made a connection for the ears of during the time when racism was at an all time high. Many African Americans influenced by the sounds of Motown because artists such as Curtis Mayfield and Same Cooke who was expressing the pains and problems being faced by many African Americans. Motown made a mark not only in music but society as a whole. Motown offered many musical accomplishment and success stories of the 20th century.
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