3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oak Bluffs Public Library
Contact: Angela Scionti
Address: 56R School Street
Email: [email protected]
Admission fee: Free
Relevant Link: http://oakbluffslibrary.org/african-american-literature-and-culture-festival/
The presentation consists of the M.V. Spirituals Choir singing songs sung by slaves in this country between 1619 and 1865 and telling the stories behind them.
While attending Fisk University, Mr. Thomas sang with the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers. Mr. Thomas is the director of the choir and founder-director of the U.S. Slave Song Project .