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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 124–128.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Willie James Jennings Mozella G. Mitchell , ed. The Human Search: Howard Thurman and the Quest for Freedom . New York : Lang , 1992 . 246 pp. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 124 Black Sacred Music Mozella G. Mitchell, ed. The Human Search: Howard Thurman...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 75–80.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Alton B. Pollard, III Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 AMelody of Freedom Alton B. Pollard III Surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us .-Hebrews 12:1-2 From my cabin window I look out on the full moon...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 42–43.
Published: 01 September 1987
...Natalie Curtis Burlin © Copyright 1987 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1987 Hymn of Freedom Natalie Curtis Burlin (1875-1921) , is author of Songs and Tales of the Dark Continent (1920) and a four volume work, Hampton Series Negro Folk-Songs (1918-1919), both of which are the result of her...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 1987
...Jon Michael Spencer © Copyright 1987 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1987 Freedom Songs of the Civil Rights Movement Jon Michael Spencer Adaptations of Traditional Spirituals There are two basic categories of freedom spirituals: ( 1) group participation songs often extemporaneously adapted from...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 60–61.
Published: 01 September 1990
... and the Fight for Black Freedom, 1829-65. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1989. Theomusicology is no more interested in Joshua McCarter Simpson, the most prolific antislavery songwriter of moral abolitionism, than in John Mercer Langston, the black theologian and lawyer who was neither a songwriter nor...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 97–100.
Published: 01 September 1990
...John W. Roberts Roberts , John W. From Trickster to Badman: The Black Folk Hero in Slavery and Freedom . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 1989 . Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Boole Reviews 9T As racism persisted after slavery and the lacuna...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Joshua McCarter Simpson Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 72 Freedom's Cause 1 Our cause is just and holyTo it we'll ever stand: Our right to life and libertyIs all that we demand. Our sword is truth-our shield is loveOur best plea faith and prayerOur armour is the fear of God...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 37.
Published: 01 September 1987
.... 0 by God, I fly! Armored-ankle shakles, neck yoke, Iron head piece-'fore I go. Runaway, ride ride the river chariotViking ship navigated by the stars. 0 ride, Runaway Viking, by stars! Pirate stealin' 'way ebon silver and gold Locked-up in own freedom's soul. Soul, my soul, freedom's soul 0 locked...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 37.
Published: 01 September 1987
.... 0 by God, I fly! Armored-ankle shakles, neck yoke, Iron head piece-'fore I go. Runaway, ride ride the river chariotViking ship navigated by the stars. 0 ride, Runaway Viking, by stars! Pirate stealin' 'way ebon silver and gold Locked-up in own freedom's soul. Soul, my soul, freedom's soul 0 locked...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 36–37.
Published: 01 March 1993
... of these drums-the character of the people is in them-people who fled from the plains of Haiti, to win and hold their freedom in the mountains. I heard a marvelous native drummer, Ti Ro Ro, who seemed to be drumming with his soul, as he crouched over the carved, hollow log, his hands flashing in the rhythm...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 72–74.
Published: 01 March 1989
.... Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1988. William Wells Brown's The Antislavery Harp, George W Clark's The Harp of Freedom, Edwin F. Hatfield's Freedom's Lyre, and Joshua McCarter Simpson's Original Anti-Slavery Songs are but a few of the antislavery song and hymn books published during the fervent...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 22–52.
Published: 01 March 1989
.... JOSHUA M'C SIMPSON. Original Anti-Slavery Songs 25 FREEDOM'S CAUSE. ArnWe wont give up the Bible." Our cause is just and holyTo it we'll ever stand: Our right to life and libertyIs all that we demand. Our sword is truth-our shield is loveOur best plea faith and prayer- Our armour is the fear of God...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 146–154.
Published: 01 March 1992
... and then solicited contributions from others. This collaborative effort more often than not was neither written down nor fixed absolutely in terms of its form. Pieces evolved over time. Individual players found their unique sounds and stylings synthesized into the whole in such a way that freedom of expression...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 40–41.
Published: 01 September 1987
..., till all is wrought! Freedom the encl he sought-Free-dom for slaves. AfL2 :f:: J~ . ,. _. 1:2. . 2 Battles all ended now-silent the clamor,Freedom for one and all-never more slave-- No more the auction block-no more the ham- merRansom that paid it all, blood of the brave. Still "Forward," is his cry...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 76.
Published: 01 March 1989
..., and freedom rallies, by assemblies, choirs, ensembles such as the Hutchinsons, and soloists such as William Wells Brown and George Washington Clark. "Friends of the slave'' were also encouraged to sing antislavery songs in their homes, schools, club-houses, in fine, wherever slavery was abhorred and liberty...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 92–106.
Published: 01 March 1994
...: "We are still a prey to a manipulative system. Although it does not use the undisguised techniques of totalitarian states, it is still stripping us of our freedom. One after the other, all aspects of life-politics and business, culture and theology, as well as our spirituality and sexuality...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 51–59.
Published: 01 March 1991
... with what James Cone refers to as the "burden of freedom."2 Ex-slaves had to cope with the intersection of racism and its side effects of poor housing, inadequate education, and limited job opportunities. Many of the early communities of former slaves revolved around the sharecropping system, an arrangement...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 56–61.
Published: 01 March 1993
... expression of human experience born this side of the seas. It has been neglected, it has been despised. It has mistakenly been misunderstood; but not withstanding, it still remains as the single spiritual heritage of our nation and the greatest gift of the Negro people. The river was a barrier to our freedom...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 14–21.
Published: 01 March 1989
... and empty handed, As first to us they came , With superstition branded, And want , and woe, and shame, Are we the race returning Back to their native sod; But with our laws, our learning, Our freedom and our God! 6 Simpson, as a free black poet, was in a unique position to respond in kind. Undoubtedly he...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 68–97.
Published: 01 March 1992
... and theologically, the blues express conditions associated with the "burden of freedom." However, freedom in the blues is not simply the "existential freedom" defined by modem philosophy. Philosophical existentialism speaks of freedom in the context of absurdity and about the inability to reconcile the "strangeness...