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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 22–52.
Published: 01 March 1989
...Joshua McCarter Simpson © Copyright 1989 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1989 BY JOSIWA 'l'tt'O SIMPSON, 22 Original Anti-Slavery Songs ., ORIGINAL ANTI-SLAVERY ,SQ:HGS,1· 23 24 The Journal of Black Sacred Music PREFACE. In offering my first little production to the public, I am well aware...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 14–21.
Published: 01 March 1989
...Vicki L. Eaklor © Copyright 1989 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1989 Introduction to Joshua Simpson's Original Anti-Slavery Songs Vicki L. Eaklor By the year 1852 the political experiment called the United States had weathered several crises that had threatened its very existence. The most recent...
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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 (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 (1989) 3 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 1989
...) and whose they are (children of God). In giving this overview we will basically follow the historical chronology set in Wyatt T. Walker's book, "Somebody's Calling My Name Black Sacred Music and Social Change. 3 Since music is an integral ingredient of African life it is no accident that during slavery...
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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 (1995) 9 (1-2): 162–174.
Published: 01 September 1995
... intelligent Negro in America has a distinct dislike for Negro folk music of the spiritual and jubilee variety. It is my opinion that this is due in large measure to the fact that the spirituals came out of slavery and thus cause the Negro intelligentsia embarrassment. This opinion has gained impetus in recent...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 45–50.
Published: 01 March 1988
... of the institution with all of its many paradoxes and complexities. In spite of the images initially evoked, the biblical concept of slavery or servitude has been used to promote the noble and elevating ideal of service to God. The concept of servant and master is developed in the book of Exodus to describe...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 36–46.
Published: 01 March 1992
...Larry Neal Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 The Ethos ol the Blues Larry Neal It's the mood. . .. That's the carry-over from slavery-nothing but trouble in sight for everyone. There was no need to hitch your wagon to a star because there wasn 't any stars. You got only what you...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 60–61.
Published: 01 September 1990
... to graduate from Oberlin College, in I 848 ). He completed his theologi- cal degree in 18 s3 (the year after Simpson's first antislavery song- book, Original Anti-Slavery Songs, was published) . After privately Book lenews 61 studying law, he was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1854 (the publication year...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 96–97.
Published: 01 September 1990
.../presence of white power in black lives has assured whites a significant place in both the consciousness and the literary expression of blacks from slavery to the present" (49 ). Petesch continues-and this is how black literature can inform theomusicologists as they strive to comprehend the world: Black...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 68–97.
Published: 01 March 1992
... number of black people were confident that the God of Israel was involved in black history, liberating them from slavery and oppression. But not all blacks could accept the divine promises of the Bible as a satisfactory answer to the contradictions of black existence. They refused to adopt a God-centered...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 47–74.
Published: 01 September 1987
... is autographed by the editor. Books, Hymnals, Songbooks2 The A. M. E. Zion Hymnal. Charlotte, North Carolina: A. M. E. Zion Publishing House, 1957. b35 Anti-Slavery Songs: A Selection from the Best Anti-Slavery Authors.* Salem, Ohio: I. Trescott & Co., 1849. Microfilm. Bl9 The Baptist Standard Hymnal. Ed. Mrs...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 192–193.
Published: 01 September 1992
... there are always problems to be met and conquered. There was a time when Negroes in general, weighed down by the memories of slavery days and of injustices, thought that it would be impossible for any colored person to succeed in the field of serious music. There was a time, too, when certain white people doggedly...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 66–74.
Published: 01 September 1995
... to perform in America. Then, too, slavery existed for the Negro in Africa before it did in America. Surely no one would say that the Negro was unable to transfer his African work songs to his new environment on exceedingly short notice so that they would meet his new needs. Many of these African work songs...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 80–83.
Published: 01 March 1991
... you were three-fifths of a man! But Nat Turner was a preacher, Hated slavery worse than sin. Called his sword his Freedom Bible, Killed a hundred slavery men! Now Doctor DuBois went to Harvard, you know. He was hip to the ivy, so he purloined the show. He dressed like a diplomat, he sported a cane...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 121–123.
Published: 01 September 1990
... of Liturgy and Worship. Phila- delphia : Westminster Press, 1986. Ellison, Mary. Lyrical Protes t: Black Mu sic's Struggle against Discrimination. N ew York : Praeger, 1989. Fogel, Robert William. With out Consent or Contra ct: Th e Rise and Fall of Am erican Slavery. New York : W.W. Norton, 1989. Glatthaar...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 61–63.
Published: 01 September 1990
... songbook, The Emancipation Car), whereupon he practiced law in Oberlin. During this time Langston became involved in Ohio's antislavery politics (he was the co-founder of the Ohio State Anti-Slavery Society) and was actively involved in the underground railroad (the "emancipation car") . Langston also...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 March 1992
... that if they endured the thorns of slavery without protest, accepted all its heartaches and pains in joyous surrender, they would be more ready to walk the glory road. Before Emancipation this otherworldly Christian ethic was virtually all that slaves were permitted to know. Working from sunup to sunset, they had...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 17–49.
Published: 01 September 1989
...: they actually devised provisional philosophical solutions to render evil and suffer- 1. James H. Cone, The Spirituals and the Blues (San Francisco: Harper&. Row, 1972), 125-26. 2. Lawrence W. Levine, Black Culture and Black Consciousness: Afro-American Folk Thought from Slavery to Freedom (New York: Oxford...