African American Dance

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Importance of Dance in African Culture Dance plays an important role to many various African communities. It has been difficult to categorize because there are so many different ethnic groups that represent Africa as a whole. Over time the different styles and techniques of dance for each African community has evolved. Although there are various styles of African dance, it roots itself into society through social, psychological, economic, and political life. This creates similarities between each of the different African cultures. Dance is often used to teach cultural patterns to people within the society and others as well. The dance will reinforce social responsibility and/or family obligations. Typically, the dance represents how one should

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