Date(s) - Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - Sunday, February 28, 2021
Willie Morris Library
Join us virtually as Dr. Lashunda Calvert, History Professor at Hinds Community College, shines a light on the meanings of African American spirituals.
Hosted by Willie Morris Library.
(04, May 12). African American Spirituals [Video]. PBS. https://www.pbs.org/video/religion-ethics-newsweekly-african-american-spirituals-1/
African American Spirituals – Library of Congress. Library Congress. https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200197495/
Bryant, A. (2007). Let It Shine. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division.
Gordon, J. B. (2020, October 27). Sounds to Move Your Spirit: Negro Spirituals. Black Music Scholar. https://blackmusicscholar.com/negro-spirituals-55/
Rappaport, D. (2002). No More! Stories and Songs of Slave Resistance. Candlewick Press.
Barton, William E. (1899). “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child.”
The Fisk Jubilee Singers (1901). “Wade in the Water.”
Unknown. “This Little Light of Mine.”
Willis, Wallace (c. 1862). “Steal Away.”
All Night, All Day: A Child’s First Book of African-American Spirituals – Ashley Bryan
Let it Shine: Three Favorite Spirituals – Ashley Bryan
On My Journey Now: Looking at African-American History through the Spirituals – Nikki Giovanni
He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands – Kadir Nelson
No More! Stories and Songs of Slave Resistance – Doreen Rappaport
Freedom Song: The Story of Henry “Box” Brown – Sally M. Walker
Vocals: Dr. Lashunda Calvert, Lakesha Smith, LaTosha Smith