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Day: February 11, 2019

Negro Spirituals: Heaven or Hell?

Negro Spirituals originated from The Great Awakening era, during the 16th century. During this time, Christianity was forced on enslaved African Americans by their owners.

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Spirituals

The Essence of Negro Spirituals

Kennedy Starkey The Essence of Negro Spirituals Spirituals are indeed one of the most integral musical elements of Black History. Originating from the souls of

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Folk

African-American Folk Music

Origins of Folk Music People of African descent have impacted the music culture in the Western Hemisphere. All of the music in the black community

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Spirituals

Rejoice in Negro Spirituals

Origin Spirituals was the earliest form of religious musics sung by slaves. The lyrics uniquely express their Christian values created by their social, emotional, physical

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Spirituals

Negro Spirituals

Origin and Influences By defintion, negro spirituals are ” the earliest form of religious music to develop among African Americans in the United States”(Burnim 50). Created during

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