Introduction Post

about me

Gabrielle Fullilove first year student. born in Chicago, Il high school – Marian Catholic High School Major- biochem hobbies- swimming, waterpolo  

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Alesha Minott

Hello My name is Alesha Minott. I am a senior biology major from New Jersey. I hope to learn more about African American folklore music

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About Myself: Tyler Jennings

  Hello! My name is Tyler Jennings a sophomore Theater and Performance Major, Music- Vocal Concentration Minor from Albany Georgia. Since coming to Spelman College,

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About Me

Hi! My name is Terra and I am a sophomore philosophy major from Silver Spring, Maryland.

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Introduction

Hello! My name is Christal Smith. I am a senior majoring in biology on the pre-med track. I was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Niya Ray Introduction

My name is Niya Ray. I am a sophomore political science major from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While in school I am studying political science on a

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Folk / Spirituals Post

Negro Spirituals

Negro spirituals were the most common form of expression and communication within the African community. These songs emerged in the 1800s during the time of

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Who is the Queen of Folk Music?

Odetta was an American singer, actress, guitarist, lyricist, and a civil and human rights activist.  Odetta was born on December 31, 1930 in Birmingham, Alabama to

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African Folk, American Music

A look into early African instruments, music types, and performance styles reminds us that complexity runs deep in the roots of Black expression. Many instruments

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The Golden Voices

The Tuskegee University (formally known as Tuskegee Institute) Golden Voices Choir, is a prime example of HBCUs serving as a mechanism to bring Negro Spirituals

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Harry T. Burleigh And The Negro Spiritual

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Composer Undine Smith Moore

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A Hidden Figure of Folk Music

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Jubilee Quartets Post

Jubilee Post

Introduction:  The Jubilee Quartet can be described as a group of four black men who sang together. This definition does not explain the true importance

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quarters were religious music groups full of Black people and there were three major periods of Jubilee Quartets from the late 1880s to the

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Jubilee Quartet

Jubilee quartet was of group of African-American men who would sing religious music in the early 20th century. The Fisk Jubilee singers were the first

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The Evolution of Quartets in the African American Community

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Jubilee Quartets

An outgrowth of the African American university singing movement, this quartet tradition is an artistic form with a distinctive history and aesthetic expression that originated

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Fisk Jubilee Singers

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Fisk Jubilee Singers

The Fisk Jubilee Singers were originally created as a 9-member choral group to raise money for the historically Black Fisk University, met with a bit

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Commodification of African American Music

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Blues

Jubilee Post

Introduction:  The Jubilee Quartet can be described as a group of four black men who sang together. This definition does not explain the true importance

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quarters were religious music groups full of Black people and there were three major periods of Jubilee Quartets from the late 1880s to the

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Jubilee Quartet

Jubilee quartet was of group of African-American men who would sing religious music in the early 20th century. The Fisk Jubilee singers were the first

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The Evolution of Quartets in the African American Community

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Jubilee Quartets

An outgrowth of the African American university singing movement, this quartet tradition is an artistic form with a distinctive history and aesthetic expression that originated

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Fisk Jubilee Singers

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Fisk Jubilee Singers

The Fisk Jubilee Singers were originally created as a 9-member choral group to raise money for the historically Black Fisk University, met with a bit

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Commodification of African American Music

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Blues

Jubilee Post

Introduction:  The Jubilee Quartet can be described as a group of four black men who sang together. This definition does not explain the true importance

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quarters were religious music groups full of Black people and there were three major periods of Jubilee Quartets from the late 1880s to the

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Jubilee Quartet

Jubilee quartet was of group of African-American men who would sing religious music in the early 20th century. The Fisk Jubilee singers were the first

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The Evolution of Quartets in the African American Community

/*! elementor – v3.5.6 – 28-02-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Introduction Jubilee Quartets paved the way for many music groups and

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Jubilee Quartets

An outgrowth of the African American university singing movement, this quartet tradition is an artistic form with a distinctive history and aesthetic expression that originated

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Fisk Jubilee Singers

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Fisk Jubilee Singers

The Fisk Jubilee Singers were originally created as a 9-member choral group to raise money for the historically Black Fisk University, met with a bit

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Commodification of African American Music

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