Since its debut in August of 1981, MTV (Music Television) has served as the cultural outlet for youth-oriented musical genres. From rock-n-roll and new wave to hip-hop and boy bands, the artists (or not-so-artists) that made their video debuts on MTV from 1981 to 2000 are part of a social and cultural experiment that uses music videos to convey political, social or cultural messages to millions of young Americans.
This #SaturdaySchool discussion will touch on some of these issues. Do you have a favorite early MTV moment you would like to share? Leave us a comment and join in the conversation because at #SaturdaySchool, you’re never late.
#SaturdaySchool: MTV & Social Rights
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