This family friendly program highlights Spirituals through compelling DVD footage of the little known ring shout “dance,” community singing, and the character of Sojourner Truth as a storyteller; providing important knowledge about the origins of Spirituals and ways in which they were used by the slave community.
Sam Edwards : Speaker / Coordinator
Bisola Marignay as Sojourner Truth
Angela Thomas and Rener Price: Song Leaders
- Black Comix Arts Festival
- Monday, January 16, 2017, 10:00 am
- Musical Outdoor Storytime
- Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 10:30 am
- Make your own Drum!
- Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 11:00 am
- Celebrating the diverse and beautiful world of Ashley Bryan
- Through Tuesday, February 28, 2017Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space
- Envisioning the Classics with Color
- Through Thursday, March 2, 2017Main Library, African American Center