Introductory Celebration for the 20th Anniversary ...

Introductory Celebration for the 20th Anniversary of Friends of Negro Spirituals, Nov. 3


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Friends of Negro Spirituals invites the public to its free, wheel chair accessible, introductory celebration of its 20th Anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the West Oakland Library, 1801 Adeline Street.

This celebration will include video footage of the last Odetta – Robert Sims Bay Area Negro Spirituals concert and a presentation on “Differences Between Spirituals and Gospel Music,” by Aleece Carson,  Director of Music for Hope United Methodist Church of South San Francisco.

For more information, call Sam Edwards at (510) 869-4359 or



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