Dr. Joy J. Moore
Associate Dean for Black Church Studies and Church Relations
Duke Divinity School
Check out When the Spirit says sing  on Faith & Leadership about the a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock , where the group reflects on the deep African-American traditions that lace their songs and their spirits. It will certainly be worth your while.
The video below is their popular “Ella’s Song.” Surely, we who believe in freedom cannot rest.