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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals by: Nia Webb Negro Spirituals were songs that were used during the slave period for black people to communicate their struggles and hardships

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Oh Spirituals!

By: Nia Simone Weeks Spiritual- a type of religious folksong that is most closely associated with the enslavement of African people in the American South.

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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals Songs 100 Slave Songs, the first Negro Spiritual song book in the United States, has provided people with songs and source material for

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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spiritual Posts

Our Spirit is Invincible- A History of Negro Spirituals & How They Kept Us Sane Origin A negro spiritual is very similar to a religious

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Negro Spirituals

Negro SPIRITuals!

Origin Negro spirituals were songs that were a reflection of what black people were going through at the time. They started with slavery. Africans were

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Negro Spirituals

What are Negro Spirituals? Negro Spirituals came after the creation of folk music. Negro Spirituals came from slaves during the time of enslavement. These spirituals

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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals

The slaves brought African cultural traditions with them and many of their activities, from work to worship usually involved music and dance. However, the slaves were forced to perform their music in secret or seclusion as many European masters banned Africans form of worship involving dance as they viewed it as demonic or idolatrous. This did not stop the slaves from nourishing their cultural and because of their resistance and resilience we are able to witness the religious forms of gospel music that we have today.

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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals

Origins Negro Spirituals is a genre of songs created by African-Americans during the time of enslavement.  The spirituals were used as a form of communication

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