The development of music

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Music has always been an integral part of African American culture and literature. Discuss briefly how the Negro spirituals, the blues, or jazz have had an impact upon African American literature. Use direct evidence from this unit’s assigned reading and audio selections to support your point of view.

Choose only one of the three for your initial posting and then respond to your various classmates’ postings of the other two musical influences.