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African-American Spirituals

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Washington National Cathedral, Howard University, and Wesley Theological Seminary recently hosted a concert that featured spirituals, the great Christian music of African slaves in the US. We talked with Rev. Kelly Brown Douglas, the cathedral’s canon theologian, about the history of spirituals and their ever-relevant message of faith and freedom.

Aired: 11/03/16

Rating: NR

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