Day: September 13, 2019

The Legacy of Negro Spirituals- Alana Edmond

What Is a Negro Spiritual?  A Negro Spiritual is a genre of sacred music whose lyrics combine Christian values with the tribualtions of slavery. Origins The Negro Spiritual genre derived from enslaved Africans on plantations in

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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals is a genre of music invented by slaves. Not to be confused with folk, which is secular, all Negro Spirituals have religious implications. The songs express faith as well as tell stories and

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The beginning of Negro Spirituals

What is Negro Spirituals? Negro Spirituals, first published in the 1860’s, were one of the first genres of music. Negro spirituals came about during the era of the Transatlantic Slave Trade where Africans involuntarily migrated

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Negro Spirituals

During the Atlantic slave trade, Negroes where taken from their homeland of Africa and brought to various places around the world such as Brazil, the Caribbean and the United States of America. The slaves that

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Lift Every Voice Post by Kendal Releford

LIFT EVERY VOICE The article about Marian Anderson and Florence B. Price was all about women empowerment. Not only women, but more specifically black women. The article mentions that throughout history women have created a

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Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson: A Voice for Women Artists This article talks about how black women used their musical talents to break down social barriers and bring about justice. Marian Anderson was an activist for the liberation

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Marian Anderson

  The article on Marianne Anderson and black sisterhood was very insightful. Throughout the article countless examples of the aesthetics of activism were given, particularly in reference to Marianne Anderson. Singing Negro Spirituals written by

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