Arts and Entertainment

Life in the 1950's

Rock 'n' Roll

African American music, "music that is both black and white- music that is American" Americans found a love for a brand new type of music; Rock 'n' Roll.

Jazz

Music made by improvisation; all races enjoyed jazz music. Cool jazz made it's first head lines in the early 1950's.

Books

Michael Harrington published a book about poverty in the US. He wrote about the trouble on the streets. The "Organization Man" was a book based on urban life, considered one of the most influential management books of all time.