The Slave Community

Its Ring Shout, Spirituals, and Sojourner Truth
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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. 

Program participants:
Sam Edwards : Speaker / Coordinator
Bisola Marignay as Sojourner Truth
Angela Thomas and Rener Price:  Song Leaders

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