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5 Coping Mechanisms Black People Used to Survive Slavery

Black Christianity, coping mechanisms for slavery, Editor's Picks, enslaved families, how enslaved people survived, List, slave religion, slavery -

5 Coping Mechanisms Black People Used to Survive Slavery

enslaved people dancing

Music

Inspirational music became key for enslaved Black people trying to keep their spirits high. Songs and dances from the African community were uplifting, and dancing served as a way for many people to come together in a joyous moment even as they lived out history’s darkest ages.


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