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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 74–75.
Published: 01 March 1989
...John B. Boles Boles , John B. , ed. Masters and Slaves in the House of the Lord: Race and Religion in the American South, 1740-1870 . Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky , 1988 . © Copyright 1989 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1989 74 The Journal of Black Sacred Music...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 107–109.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Helen Taylor Taylor , Helen . Gender, Race, and Region in the Writings of Grace King, Ruth McEnery Stuart, and Kate Chopin . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 1989 . Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Booleleriews rOT Marcel Lefebvre. His movement...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 67–70.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Cain Hope Felder Felder , Cain Hope . Troubling Biblical Waters: Race, Class, and Family . Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books , 1989 . Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 BookReviews 6T Soviet republic in the Deep South (359) . Robeson's theology was indeed a synthesis...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 102–104.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 The Music of My Race More than 45 years ago, when the Czechoslovakian composer, Antonin Dvo ák, arrived in the United States as a professor, he amazed the country when he said and wrote that black music could be the basis of an important...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 142–145.
Published: 01 September 1989
...Michael Eric Dyson Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 Rap, Race, and lleolily: llun D.M.C. Michael Eric Dyson Black popular music grows out of the everyday lives of black people. For generations, it has reflected the dominant themes in our experience, and it has shaped...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 99–104.
Published: 01 September 1994
...].ecting Black explores subjects from Christianity to neonationalism, from liberal theories of race to hip-hop culture, from Toni Morrison to Michael Jackson, and from Martin Luther King, Jr., to Leonard Jeffries. Dyson is among a few black critics breaking new ground, resisting racial essentialism at one...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 34–41.
Published: 01 September 1991
... meeting or other devotional exercise. If this opinion be accepted as a fact, then it must be admitted that it is one which, waiving aside the question of race or color, would be operative in prejudicing a great many serious- From R. Nathaniel Dett, "Negro Music," Bowdoin Literary Prize Theses, Harvard...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 1988
..., 1920. 66 The Journal of Black Sacred Music accepted as a fact, then it must be admitted that it is one which, waiving aside the question of race or color, would be operative in prejudicing a great many serious-minded people against the adoption of the undeveloped Negro folk song for dignified or formal...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 43–63.
Published: 01 September 1994
.... In an essay titled "Homeplace: A Site of Resistance" bell hooks elaborates on the idea of home place (Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics [Boston: South End, 1990], 42-43). "I want to speak about the importance of homeplace in the midst of oppression and domination, of homeplace as a site...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 42–47.
Published: 01 September 1991
... the medium of Negro folk idiom, the true expression of which will undoubtedly best be made when some Negro composer, who is thoroughly alive to and appreciative of the traditions of his race, "rises up to say some glorious thing" in the musical language of his fathers. I do not mean by this that the Negro...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 169–172.
Published: 01 September 1992
..., people spread the idea that all Negroes were inferior and incapable of advancement, in comparison to the white race which was invariably superior and near human perfection. Today, people are apt to go to the other extreme and paint American white people as being wicked persecutors of the Negroes, who...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 September 1991
...: (r.) For the first time the Negro as a social element in the life of the American people was artistically depicted, thereby creating a sympathetic, if not altogether respectful interest in the race. (2.) It revealed the Negro in a secular light, which contrasted sharply with the religious aura which...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 29–33.
Published: 01 September 1991
... give the greatest opportunities to an all-colored cast, the result being that many of their plays were so distinctive as to be well-nigh impossible of production by others than members of the race. To meet the popular demand for Negroid music which the success of these companies created, Negro writers...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 33–35.
Published: 01 March 1993
... of Negro spirituals. These songs are to Negro culture what the works of the great poets are to English culture: they are the soul of the race made manifest. No matter in what part of the world you may find him the Negro has retained his direct emotional response to outside stimuli; he is constantly aware...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 230–242.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Chapter 14 The Great Fantasia It is natural that a race that produces its own folk music in quantity and quality would also produce composers, authors, poets, singers, and instrumentalists who distinguish themselves in the idiom of the race...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 65–67.
Published: 01 September 1990
... of a nude Robeson, entitled "Negro Spiritual For Robeson socialism was the answer to the race and class struggles of the nation and the world. Because of his socialist platform, he became "red-tainted," branded a Soviet apologist and communist propagandist. And eventually he was scrutinized by the House...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 203–206.
Published: 01 September 1992
... can a successful Negro artist use his success as a weapon or resource to improve the status of the Negro artist in society? a; The successful Negro artist can best serve the cause of other Negro artists and race relations in general by doing his work well and setting a good example. One successful...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 177–188.
Published: 01 September 1992
... we may al­ ways be proud. For around a half century he was baritone soloist at St. George Protestant Episcopal Church in New York City; for twenty-five years he also sang in the choir at Temple Emanuel, wealth­ iest synagogue in America. Every solo he sang brought the races closer together...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 274–281.
Published: 01 March 1992
...Michael Eric Dyson Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 Rights and Responsibilities: 2 Live Crew and Rap's Moral Vision Michael Eric Dyson Sex, race, and class have played a critical role in numerous American cultural revolutions during this century. The civil rights, feminist...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 41–50.
Published: 01 March 1991
... with Nation of Islam ideology is the idea that the black race is the original race of human beings. Elijah Muhammad taught that blacks are descendants of the Asian black nation and the tribe of Shabazz. He claims that the roots of this "lost-found Nation of Islam" in North America are mentioned in the Bible...