Motown Museum focusing on next generation of artists

With so much success, we may forget that Motown started like many Black-owned record labels -- struggling to succeed. But Barry Gordy wanted to make music for the world and he did it at the height of the Civil Rights movement.
With so much success, we may forget that Motown started like many Black-owned record labels -- struggling to succeed. But Barry Gordy wanted to make music for the world and he did it at the height of the Civil Rights movement.

DETROIT – Motown broke racial barriers like no other record label.

It is the most successful Black-owned record label encouraging ownership and entrepreneurship when it comes to music.

Today, the Motown Museum in Detroit is encouraging the next generation of artists.

Watch the full report above to learn more.


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