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Starting in the 1920s. Many people starting it were francophones coming from Paris.
Started white people dressing as black people to make fun of them. Soon black people started
Religious song that combines European and African culture. Sang by the black southern community
Fisk Jubilee Singers
Started by students at Fisk University, which was began as an African American University. They were meant to support the University. Started singing traditional hymns, then switched to Spirituals
Light Skinned who became one of the best paid/most famous black minstrels - Really famous - Jackie Robinson of Show Business
Theater Owner Booking Agency - White ran organization designed to take advantage of black performers - Tough On Black Asses
Sold his soul to the devil because he was so good at blues - black artist - very very talented, but only after he "went away" for a year - 12 - Bar Blues
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