... Together As One They sang in the fields as they worked. They sang in their homes at the end of the day. They sang in their churches as they praised and worshipped. Some of the songs were of hope, some were of despair, but most of all them reflected how the slaves felt about life, work, God and a better future as they toiled for the white man.
In the days of slavery, songs were the only way the negroes could voice how they felt about their lives. Within 30 years of the abolition of the practice, voices were able to be heard concerning the new plights of the negro race. With time came change.
For the songs, each seemed to identify a definite area of a slave's life, be it work, home faith or whatever an...