Based on the 2010 Idelsohn Society CD compilation “Black Sabbath: The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations,” this multimedia presentation explores the musical relationships between African-Americans and Jewish-Americans in the 20th century and the myriad ways they have coalesced, clashed, mobilized, and struggled with each other.
Thursday, November 10, 2011 | 7:30 PM
Jewish Community Center of the East Bay
1414 Walnut Street | Berkeley, CA
Josh Kun teaches at the University of Southern California, where he directs the Popular Music Project of the Norman Lear Center. He is the author of “Audiotopia: Music, Race, and America” (UC Press, 2005), which won a 2006 American Book Award, and the co-author with Roger Bennett of “And You Shall Know Us By The Trail Of Our Vinyl: The Jewish Past as Told By the Records We Have Loved and Lost” (Random House, 2008).