Rhiannon Giddens and What Folk Music Means

John Jeremiah Sullivan’s profile of American folk singer, composer, and MacArthur Fellow Rihannon Giddens includes a history of the influential, but little known black antebellum fiddler Frank Johnson, as well as the 1898 racial massacre in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Source: The New Yorker
Published: May 13, 2019
Length: 37 minutes (9,258 words)
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