Janet’s introductory stance about social injustice inspired me and countless others to don all black and become citizens of her Rhythm Nation in 1989.
*In 1979 President Jimmy Carter decreed that June would be Black Music Month. Three decades later in 2009 President Barack Obama revamped the title and declared June African-American Music Appreciation Month. Each day this month I am turning up the volume on an artist or song brought to you by the letter R. Enjoy!*