Hidden Messages in the Negro Spirituals on the Underground Railroad

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Hear how freedom seekers used secret stories imbedded within Negro Spirituals to aid in their escape to safety during the Pre- and Post- Civil War eras. Join Connie Martin as she recounts the stories of her direct ancestors and lays out the brilliant strategies used by enslaved African Americans and the abolitionist allies—both black and white—who helped them on the Underground Railroad.