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What Were African American Spirituals, and What's Their Musical Legacy?
8 minutes Posted May 13, 2020 at 2:00 am.
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African American folk spirituals were participatory music meant not just to comfort but to convey messages among enslaved people. Learn how historians think they worked -- and how they influenced modern music -- in this episode of BrainStuff.

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