songs of slavery

  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

    African American History Culture : Fisk Jubilee Singers: They Introduced the World to Songs of Slavery. It Almost Broke Them

    ... Fisk Jubilee Singers: They Introduced the World to Songs of Slavery. It Almost Broke Them The Jubilee Singers were a global sensation. But an aggressive touring schedule would leave the young performers exhausted, underpaid, and in some cases, dead The song “Wade in the Water,” for...
  2. Clyde C Coger Jr

    African American History Culture : Kareem Abdul-Jabbar compares national anthem to songs of slavery

    ... :great: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar compares national anthem to songs of slavery By Ryan Gaydos | Fox News ...“Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work.” Abdul-Jabbar wrote, adding slaves had to sing their “oppressor’s feel-good songs” as well. He wrote that the “Star-Spangled...
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