Modern African-American Social Dance
Modern African-American Social Dance is an outgrowth of Traditional
African-American Hand & Ballroom Dance, with variations from city
to city relative to basic steps & style African-American Social
Dance (partners is usually performed by older African-Americans in
their social venues. This elegant style of dancing is rarley seen on
television or the media).
Some of these social dances are Hand Dance Bop - Fred Astaire -
Baltimore - Strand - Akron - Chicago Steppin & Walking - Detroit
Ball room - Chop - Texas Swing Out and Cleveland Grandmarch. Frank R.
Ross - Father of African-American Folk Dance - researcher "National