Folk Culture

Online Course: Folk Culture

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Lecture 4, Folk Culture, investigates the mind of the freedom seeker through the culture of the enslaved community that promoted the desire for freedom.

It looks at several slave songs and tales and the hidden messages within them that encouraged slave resistance and escape.

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This program was funded by the U.S. Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program.