This PBS documentary explores how former slaves contributed to American culture while overcoming oppression.
articles and historical timeline; transcript of the documentary; the history of "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" and "This Little Light of Mine;" the Fisk Jubilee Singers; the rich heritage of African American spirituals
worship leaders; anyone interested in racial justice and gospel music
free through PBS
- Appreciate this Black expression of music by watching with your choir or worship team.
- Celebrate and claim the resilience of Black communities by watching with your congregation.