Students and Adults
Baylor Professor Bob Darden to Speak on
Black Gospel Music at Fall Lecture Aug. 24
Baylor Professor Bob Darden will share his expertise on the fascinating topic of “Music That Matters: The Enduring Power of Freedom Songs,” at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Lee Lockwood Library. The free lecture is hosted by the Historic Waco Foundation. Darden is renowned throughout the U.S. for his work on the Black Gospel Music Restoration Project. A digital collection of the genre, which can be found at Baylor’s Moody Library, was part of the Smithsonian’s African American History and Culture museum.