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Service: Lift Evr’y Voice and Sing!  Daryl Harris

February 18 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

February 18, 2018 UUFMC Program

 

February 18:  Lift Evr’y Voice and Sing!  Daryl Harris

For African Americans throughout the country, spirituals were the soundtracks upon which the Underground Railroad movement rolled. Freedom songs helped pave the way toward true liberation. Because of its geographical and political positioning, Kentucky gave birth to its own unique musical expressions. Not all African Americans in Kentucky were enslaved; therefore the reservoir of folk culture from which they drew their characteristic forms of expression was rich and deep—often without fixed boundaries between the sacred and the secular. In this talk, Harris takes the audience on a musical history tour through hurt, healing, and happiness.

This program was funded in part by the Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc. and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Details

Date:
February 18
Time:
10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Organizer

Program Committee

Venue

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Madison County
1081 Willis Branch Road
Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Website:
madisoncountyuu.org