Dr. Debi Hamlin & the BRONZeTONE Center for Music & History
Celebrates the Black Experience & Affirms the Life and Legacy of
Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson
December 19, 1875 - April 3, 1950
Carter Godwin Woodson was an American historian, author,
journalist and the founder of the Association for the Study of African
American Life and History. He was one of the first scholars to study
African-American history, and is considered the "Father" of Black-African American History.
Conceiver/Creator of "Negro" History Week originally celebrated during the second
week in February 1926: the precursor to Black History Month.
2019 Black History Month Theme: "Black Migrations"
"The mere imparting of information is not education."
"When you control a man's thinking you do not have to worry about his actions."
who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the
comes from the teaching of biography and history."
Thank you Dr. Woodson. The world is eternally grateful for your vision,
courage, scholarship, publishing of The Mis-Education of the Negro(1933),
and unrelenting commitment to the search for historical truth.
Thanks for visiting with us!
The BRONZeTONE CENTER for Music & History is an intentional academic and cultural organization. founded by three Duke University alumni in 2010. Guided by the vision of the Dr.Debi Hamlin, our mission is to promote individual transformation through the cultural mediums of music and history. Our musicians and vocal artists specialize in song creation, music arrangement, production, performance, and studio recording. Our academicians are practitioners of American, African American, and Art History with secondary specialties in historic preservation, museum curating, and exhibition.
By referral only, our clients are individuals who (1) possess exceptional musical gift/talents; (2) are critical thinkers receptive to exploring the historical and social-political uses of their gift/talents/; and (3) are creative beings willing to promote, perform, and distribute their gift/talents in such a way that they inspire an informed and conscious listening audience. We hold regular auditions for aspiring artists 45-65 years young in Los Angeles, California; New York, New York; Baltimore, Maryland; Durham, North Carolina; and Macon, Georgia.
In addition, we assist individuals and groups by providing affordable entertainment for fundraising and special events. We coordinate/lead Community Conversations on relevant social issues, and sponsor artistic collaboration and music creative projects.
From East to West we have established a reputation for "bringin' the mix." Our goal, is to not only exceed expectations, but absolutely amaze you. Excellence in all things is the BRONZeTONE CENTER's standard because "the way that we do anything is the way that we do everything."
Check us out, enjoy the view, and return regularly for updates and "breaking news." We hope to see you again soon --- The best is yet to come!
Our Mantra Positive Thoughts about ourselves and others,
Positive Words to ourselves and others,
Positive Deeds for ourselves and others,
Our Color BRONZE, translated from the Hebrew word, ","
is neither pure nor precious, but an eclectic mix of copper
and other alloy metals, strong yet flexible, and
resistant to erosion. The color BRONZE symbolizes
patience, persistence, positivity, and mature
authority over one's capacity to think.
Our Nature The Blue orchid is epiphytic. It simply
attaches to the environment delivering eternal love and
beauty to the universe: an unselfish and everlasting giver of joy.
Blue Phalaenopsis Orchidaceae
Photo by M. Torres
Our Tone Warm and continuous rhythms that move, melodies that touch, and
lyrics that inspire.
This is what we do, and -- this is how we do it.
Note that each page on our site is accompanied by musical compositions played in their entirety.
We do this in appreciation for the gift; and in reverent respect for each artists' unique musical
contribution to the world. Visitors may choose to listen or not via the volume control.
En-Joy, and Keep Moving Forward !!!
Dr. Deborah "Debi" Patrice Hamlin, Ph.D., Founder & CEO,
Recording Artist & Professor of American, African American, & Art History
BRONZeTONE CENTER for Music & History
West Hollywood, California
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