The Influence of HBCUs on Spirituals

The Influence of HBCUs on Spirituals What are negro spirituals? Negro spirituals are one of the earliest forms of African American music. It was a genre created and transmitted via the oral tradition that was “divinely inspired” and would also record enslaved Black people’s experiences throughout their days. These songs and the performances of these […]

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 of hostility for preforming Negro Spirituals and not the very popular minstrel style. (Our history. Fisk Jubilee Singers. (2017, December 7). Retrieved February 5, 2022, from https://fiskjubileesingers.org/about-the-singers/our-history/) Negro Spirituals are […]

Modern Day Influence Of The Jubilee Quartet

Victory In The Midst Of Uncertainty As Perceived Through Nelly Ruach Historical Content Jubilee Quartets became widely popular in the beginning of the 20th century. These groups found their name through the biblical context of the year of Jubilee in the Bible when Gods people were being freed from bondage and slavery and began to […]