Charley Pride performs during his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame at the Country Music Association Awards show in Nashville, Tenn. on October 4, 2000. Associated Press, Charlie Neibergall

From Charley Pride to Beyoncé: The Black roots of country music

Beyoncé might’ve been the first Black woman to hit No. 1 on the Billboard country album chart, but she stands on the shoulders of giants. Alice Randall, the first Black woman to write a No. 1 country hit, joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the Black roots of country music, from Grand Ole Opry acts that broke boundaries, to rising stars shaping the genre’s bright future. Her book “My Black Country: A Journey Through Country Music’s Black Past, Present, and Future.”