Negro Spirituals

NEGRO SPIRITUALS To begin, a spiritual is defined as a type of religious folksong that is used in relation to the enslavement of African people who were captured and brought to the United States to be sold into slavery. Everything was taken from these individuals from their languages and families, to their culture, however, their […]

Review on “That’s All Folk…Music”

Upon beginning to read the article regarding folk music, written by Justice Randall, I was met with the tellings of the origins of folk music. I enjoyed the mention of the African American community’s involvement in the development of music, however, I was disappointed in the ironic lack of mention of folk music. I did […]