Negro spirituals are a staple in the black community. They are poly rhythmic and tend to reference religion. A prominent negro spiritual artist was Marian Anderson. She used music as a conduit for her activism. Early Negro Spirituals were not written down by slaves. They were stolen by Caucasians and written in a book called the first one hundred slave songs. One endless example of the exploitation that blacks faced in the united states.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
evatkellyh

evatkellyh

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

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Read More »

Folk Music Critique

Although, this post was very insightful on Folk music it could be improved upon. Stating that “selfishness” was the reason Africans were stripped of their

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Read More »

Concert: Christmas Carol

The concert that I chose to attend was the Spelman-Morehouse glee club Christmas Carol. Saturday nights showing was at Spelman College at 7:30pm. There were

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Read More »

Minnie Riperton

Minnie Riperton Style and Inspiration More info is listed below Musical Development Musical Development more info is listed below Click Here Family and Upbringing Family

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Read More »