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

Blues

Blues music was known to break down the stereotypes of Black people and play a role in the fight for justice and equality during the

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Folk Music

Folk Music Thesis Folk is important because it inspired change during the Civil Rights Movement and united Americans of all races under one cause. History

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Negro Spirituals

Spirituals are described as religious music from African Americans during slavery, being the earliest form of religious music of them. It was the expression of

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Secular Folk Music

Africans were stripped of their culture when transported to America, using their secular music and dance. Music was a part of the daily life of Africans.

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The Infamous Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson was born April 9, 1898 in Philadelphia, PA. His parents were escaped slaves and raised him to be the political activist and singer

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Jubilee Quartets Post

Can Jubilee It?

Can Jubileeve It? Thesis Jubliee quartets are an important part of African-American music because they broke barriers and created space for African-American artists to compete

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Quartets

A cappella vocal groups are also called jubilee quartets because of the characteristics of performance style. They often consisted of men; they had a developed,

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Norfolk Jubilee Quartet

Norfolk Jubilee Quartet Background Reigning from the Tidewater area in Virginia, the Norfolk Jubilee Quartet made an incredible mark on the Jubilee Quartet genre. Also

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Jubilee Quartet Post

Elvis Presley: King of Rock and Roll or King of Stealing? Jubilee was a unique African American tradition that originated in the mid- 1880s where

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The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers The Soul Stirrers is a jubilee quartet group that dates many of their origins as early as 1926. The Soul Stirrers is

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Blues

Can Jubilee It?

Can Jubileeve It? Thesis Jubliee quartets are an important part of African-American music because they broke barriers and created space for African-American artists to compete

Read More »

Quartets

A cappella vocal groups are also called jubilee quartets because of the characteristics of performance style. They often consisted of men; they had a developed,

Read More »

Norfolk Jubilee Quartet

Norfolk Jubilee Quartet Background Reigning from the Tidewater area in Virginia, the Norfolk Jubilee Quartet made an incredible mark on the Jubilee Quartet genre. Also

Read More »

Jubilee Quartet Post

Elvis Presley: King of Rock and Roll or King of Stealing? Jubilee was a unique African American tradition that originated in the mid- 1880s where

Read More »

The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers The Soul Stirrers is a jubilee quartet group that dates many of their origins as early as 1926. The Soul Stirrers is

Read More »

Blues

Can Jubilee It?

Can Jubileeve It? Thesis Jubliee quartets are an important part of African-American music because they broke barriers and created space for African-American artists to compete

Read More »

Quartets

A cappella vocal groups are also called jubilee quartets because of the characteristics of performance style. They often consisted of men; they had a developed,

Read More »

Norfolk Jubilee Quartet

Norfolk Jubilee Quartet Background Reigning from the Tidewater area in Virginia, the Norfolk Jubilee Quartet made an incredible mark on the Jubilee Quartet genre. Also

Read More »

Jubilee Quartet Post

Elvis Presley: King of Rock and Roll or King of Stealing? Jubilee was a unique African American tradition that originated in the mid- 1880s where

Read More »

The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers The Soul Stirrers is a jubilee quartet group that dates many of their origins as early as 1926. The Soul Stirrers is

Read More »