Hidden Messages in Negro Spirituals on the Underground Railroad

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Program Description

Program Description

Connie Martin, teacher and Illinois Road Scholar, helps us commemorate Black History Month with this presentation on the powerful, sacred songs of enslaved Africans. Join Connie as she explains how these Negro spirituals were not only expressions of the hope to be free, but actually contained hidden messages to help enslaved fugitives find freedom. Brought to you in partnership with the River Forest Township.