Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)135 North Grand Avenue
When: April 10, 1972
What: For his composition of the “Theme from Shaft,” the man behind the “Stax records sound” was awarded the Academy Award for Best Original Song, becoming the third African-American, after Sidney Poitier and Hattie McDaniel, to win an Oscar.
In celebration of Black Music Month, TheUrbanDaily’s “It’s All Black Music” presents 100 Rewarding Black Music Moments, sponsored by Southwest Airlines.
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