A Black Woman Invented Rock And Roll #BlackHistoryMonth

Sister Rosetta Tharpe was the creator/inventor of Rock and Roll. I know there are many disputes that Chuck Berry, and/or Little Richard were the actual creators (all black individuals), but, Sister Tharpe predates both of those men. Two of Tharpe’s hit songs were released around 1944-45 when Chuck Berry was both incarcerated and still a high school student. On December 23, 1959, Chuck Berry was arrested in St. Louis, Missouri, yeah the same place Michael Brown was murdered by Darren Wilson, on charges relating to his transportation of a 14-year-old girl across state lines for allegedly “immoral purposes.” Now, before you go gasping … Continue reading A Black Woman Invented Rock And Roll #BlackHistoryMonth