Who is the father of Negro spirituals?

Answer Harry Burleigh, a prolific African American composer and performer, is known as the "father of Negro spirituals." He lived from 1866 to1949 and influenced many musicians, including important collab... Read More »

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Why were spirituals important to enslaved African Americans?

During slavery in the 18th and 19th century American South, slaves endured harsh treatments, such as beatings for petty mistakes, rapes, separations of families and the denial of access to literacy... Read More »

Who wrote the Negro National Anthem?

James Weldon Johnson wrote the words to "Lift Every Voice and Sing" in 1899. The following year, his brother John Rosamond Johnson turned it into a song. The song was adopted by the NAACP as the "N... Read More »

Mother did not tell father she was pregnant to prevent father from seeing baby What should father do?

well in how in the first place, if this is this the father, how did u find out in the first place? and then i would go down to the local court house and file either solecustody or joint custody. th... Read More »

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