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Goodbye, MSU | Adam Steinhauer
Goodbye, MSU | Adam Steinhauer
Adam Steinhauer, Marketing Director • May 10, 2024
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Goodbye, MSU | Adam Steinhauer
Goodbye, MSU | Adam Steinhauer
Adam Steinhauer, Marketing Director • May 10, 2024
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Eagle Spirit dancer Migizii Kwe dances with the audience at this years East Lansing Art Festival. Photo credit: Samantha Ku/WDBM
2024 East Lansing Art Festival Q&A
Samantha Ku, Writer/Volunteer • May 18, 2024

Heather Majano is the Art Festival & Arts Initiative Coordinator under the East Lansing Parks, Recreation & Arts department, she...

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Goodbye, MSU | Adam Steinhauer
Goodbye, MSU | Adam Steinhauer
Adam Steinhauer, Marketing Director • May 10, 2024
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Eagle Spirit dancer Migizii Kwe dances with the audience at this years East Lansing Art Festival. Photo credit: Samantha Ku/WDBM
2024 East Lansing Art Festival Q&A
Samantha Ku, Writer/Volunteer • May 18, 2024

Heather Majano is the Art Festival & Arts Initiative Coordinator under the East Lansing Parks, Recreation & Arts department, she...

Impact Mixtape | “Windrush” by Noelle Whorf

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In a post-World War II society, British blue collar industries were in need of workers to fill shortages in the labor market. This brought forth the Windrush Generation, a mass migration of people from the Caribbean region to the United Kingdom.

Windrush played a vital role in shaping modern British culture, leaving a particularly significant impact on the music industry. It led an explosion of jazz, reggae, gospel and Calypso onto the scene during a time when swing and dance bands dominated London. These musical styles gradually merged over time, and have largely characterized the vibrant and diverse musical landscape of contemporary Britain.

This mixtape contains a few songs encapsulating the works of the Windrush Generation, as well as some of my personal favorites.

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