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Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the  achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

June 28: This Day in Black Music History  was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Kayla Parker Tolbert

Kayla Parker Tolbert

1971: Kayla Parker was born. She was a songwriter, producer and backing singer. She passed away in 2007 at age 35 of breast cancer.

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