Category: Spirituals

Negro Spirtuals

Negro Spirtuals Black churches for many years have served as a place for inspiration for the black community, rooting back to the years of slavery when our ancestors used the same space to call on

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Let’s Get Spiritual!

Negro Spirituals Negro spirituals are songs that were created by enslaved people as a form to release their pain, hardship, and struggle that they experienced. Spirituals reflected their Christian values and their reliance on God.

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Negro Spirituals

Origin Negro spirituals were songs created by slaves to express what they were going through and their Christian values. They were often reffered to as hymn by European observers, which they distinctly were not.  They

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Negro Spirituals

Origin Negro spirituals were created by blacks during the time of enslavement. African music and religion was banned, to push Christianity. Slaves adapted using Christian music to express themselves and their faith.  Characteristics The songs

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Marian Anderson – The Undeniable Talent

Marian Anderson The Undeniable Talent by Ayami Oe Marian Anderson is known to be one of the pioneer singers of African Americans. Despite the social oppression, her talent was undeniably impressive. This post will discuss

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Negro Spirituals

Origin Negro Spirituals emerged as a reaction to slavery.  Before even reaching America we faced so much pain and turmoil that inhuman isn’t even enough to describe the hardships Africans went through during and after

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Negro Spirituals Review – Kendall Jones

Negro spirituals are deeply rooted in African American history, tradition and culture dating back to the time of enslavement. Most if not all of the African origin, languages, practices, customs, and culture were lost in

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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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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 kidnapped from their homes and forced into slavery in a

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