Gospel

Gospel is a genre of music that is negro spirituals transformed into modern music. It tells uplifting stories about life struggles and overcoming adversities. Gospel music has emerged each decade and continues to change based on the struggles going on at the time. A style of music that uplifts you when all you have to depend on is God. 

Emergence of Gospel

50s

60s

70s

80s

90s

Artists

  • Kirk Franklin
  • Yolanda Adams
  • Tamala Mann
  • Thomas A. Dorsey
  • Mahalia Jackson
  • Five Blind Boys of Alabama
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Lift Every Voice by: Nia Webb

This article was very moving for me especially since I relate to it in terms of the many struggles faced with black woman. I appreciate Marian Anderson and Florence Price for being strong and having perseverance in the music industry and insuring that their voices were heard as African American performers. Before reading this article I was blind to the names Marian Anderson and Florence Price but I will remember them for their actions of making sure that black women stand out and continue to be strong fighters in all they do. They have been a part of paving the way for African American women to continue to shine and never give up in situations of adversity and unequal opportunity.

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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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Jubilee Quartets

m jubilee quartets jubilee 1929 transitional 1930 Gospel 1946 Create Your Own Playlist Golden Gate Quartet The group was founded as the Golden Gate Jubilee

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