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Day: February 9, 2019

Spirituals

Our Music: Why Negro Spirituals Still Resonates

As time passed and slavery continued to thrive, slaves and their descendants adopted Christianity,the religion of slave owners, and reshaped it into something that inspired hope and helped them deal with the weight of bondage.

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Spirituals

Where Spirituals Were “Sang”

Invisible Church Background After years of being enslaved, and generations transcending, African Americans began to pay particular attention to religion. Upon being brought from their

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Folk

Odetta: The Voice of Folk

Written by: Imani Diggs “The better we feel about ourselves,  the fewer times we have to knock someone else down to feel taller.” -Odetta Early

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