Book Title: Negro Spiritual Songs, Music That Built A Nation: Home School & Educator Curriculum
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Author: Dr. Naima Johnston Bush
Dr. Naima Johnston Bush has created 80 pages of lectures, learning exercises, resources, activities and multimedia links that cover the creation of the Negro Spiritual - a distinctly American Art Form. Also known as Slave Songs, this curriculum explores the music created by enslaved African Americans while teaching students the history and unique stories behind the songs, with lessons on the African Slave Trade, African/African American Culture and Traditions, Historical Perspectives, The Underground Railroad, The Civil War, the use of music to aid slaves in escape and rebellion and the impact of these songs on modern music today.