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Summary:Traces the history of communal singing and the repertoire rooted in the Black church, from songs of resistance, courage, and pride to songs of determination and faith. Includes live musical performances, educational workshops, and archival footage.
Contributor:Reagon, Bernice Johnson 1942
Moyers, Bill D
Pellett, Gail
Provider:Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group)
Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects:African Americans Music History and criticism
Spirituals (Songs) History and criticism
Gospel music History and criticism
Reagon, Bernice Johnson 1942
Credits:Bernice Johnson Reagon with Bill Moyers. Camera, Phil Gries ... [et. al.] ; editor, Kathryn Barnier ; narrator, Bill Moyers.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Religion
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Religion, Philosophy
Collection:Films@UM
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