Hymns are a a religious song or a poem written for prayers. They are based on bible scriptures and biblical stories. Some examples of Hymns are ” Roll Jordan roll and, Oh Freedom!
In conclusion, Negro Spirituals and Hymns were used to not only tell a story but to help the enslaved express themselves/give directions and have something to share with each other. Our voices are telling of our troubles and pain. Today Negro Spirituals and Hymns are commonly known as gospel music, and this is what is heavily listened to in churches.
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