Episode 2: Spirituals and Gospel

Spirituality has always been a huge part of the African American community, and it has always been the beginning of music. Because of the central importance that music played in African cultures, and that continued to play in African American cultures, religious music was a crucial part of that religious experience.

Follow along in The National Museum of African American Music's six episode series highlighting African Americans' impact on spirituals and gospel, the Blues, Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, and Hip Hop presented by Renasant Bank.

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