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Video: Baylor prof discusses Black Gospel Music Restoration Project

February 21, 2014 by Baylor OVPR | 0 comments

In the video above, Robert Darden, associate professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses the Black Gospel Music Restoration Project (BGMRP) with KSAT-TV San Antonio. Darden, along with Baylor University Libraries, is working to identify, acquire, preserve, record and catalogue music from the black gospel music tradition.   BGMRP was recently selected as a permanent exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), scheduled to open in 2015.

After you watch the video, click the links below to learn more about the BGMRP.