“Singing songs enslaved African Americans sang gives us a way to enter into a world that is so hard for us to imagine. We are moved, and so are our audiences.” Join Jim Thomas,president of of US Slave Song Project for a session on the history and interpretation of slave songs. He will highlight the brilliance of the enslaved and the importance of these songs with his distinct and incredible baritone voice. Time will be provided for questions and answers.
All ages are welcome. Admission is free, reservations will not be taken.
For more information visit www.nps.gov/hamp or call 410 823-1309 x254.
Funded project of the Maryland Humanities Council. The Maryland Humanities Council is a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.