The Real Samuel James: A Concert and Conversation on MLK Day 1/18/2021

This is a recording of a Zoom session from the Bates MLK Day series of workshops. This workshop was titled, “Blues and/or History.” It is a discussion between the artist Samuel James and the Manager of Olin Arts, Stuart Gurley. It features a pre-recorded concert by Samuel James (03:39-34:27) and is followed by questions from the participants and a discussion of Blues, History, and how they were influenced by racism and racial identity.