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"The Story of Jubilee"

"The Story of Jubilee"

By Jamima B. Jones, Author
Author and Playwright Jamima B. Jones narrates her own, "The Story of Jubilee"; tales of post-slavery, African-American history through the eyes of the original Fisk Jubilee Singers and the Arts. Educational, Entertaining and Empowering.
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EPISODE 11, "FIRST STOP, CINCINNATI"
Thank you for listening to the first 11 episodes of "The Story of Jubilee", an epic tale.  To continue on this most exciting and educating journey with the students, you can purchase the novel, "The Story of Jubilee", an epic tale on Amazon.com in paperback or on Kindle.  You can also purchase an autographed copy of the novel directly from the Author by visiting our website: www.thestoryofjubilee.vpweb.com.    All aboard...
34:51
August 31, 2020
CHAPTER 10 "THE ROUTE IS CHOSEN"
Hello listeners.  As always, we'd like to thank you for your patronage and hope you are enjoying "The Story of Jubilee", an epic tale  of a group of newly-freed slave teens who landed at the new Fisk Freed-Colored School in Nashville, TN.  As the route is chosen for the students' debut tour along the route of the Underground Railroad, love is in the air as Thomas Rutling and Isaac Dickerson attempt to court Georgia Gordon and Minnie Tate.    All aboard.....
11:54
August 28, 2020
EPISODE 9 -"MEET FREDERICK JEREMIAH LOUDIN"
Thank you for joining us for Episode 9 of "The Story of Jubilee", "Meet Frederick  Loudin."  Things heat up as Loudin, Maggie Porter and Ella Sheppard immediately clash, and battle lines are drawn.   As always, we appreciate your support and hope you'll tell all of your friends and loved ones about our Podcast about the wonderful efforts and contributions of the legendary original Fisk Jubilee Singers.  Get your friends to sign on and catch up with us before we arrive at our first station.  All aboard.... Jamima B.  Jones  
20:41
August 24, 2020
EPISODE 8 - "WE'S STILL COLORED"
Hello Podcast audience.  I hope you're excited about meeting the students and hearing their backstories.  Please share our podcast with your family, friends and business acquaintances as we attempt to build a following.  This episode, the students have all arrived to the newly-formed Fisk Freed-Colored School and have begun to form friendships, as Frederick Loudin prepares to audition for Professor White.   As always, we welcome your comments and input, and thank you for your support.  We hope you enjoy our next two episodes as we get closer and closer to arriving at our first stop, Cincinnati.  All aboard... Jamima B. Jones
15:30
August 23, 2020
CHAPTER 6 - "COLOREDS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO SING IN THE CHURCH CHOIR"
Hello listeners.  I trust you are enjoying "The Story of Jubilee" and are looking forward to the next episode.  We look forward to hearing from you on facebook, twitter or via email at thestoryofjubilee@gmail.com.  We are still taking orders for your limited edition of "The Story of Jubilee", signed by the Author, Jamima B. Jones.  Each book is hand-signed and shipped directly from the Author.  Stay tuned as we release our next episode, Chapter 7, "FIRST STOP, CINCINNATI".   We look forward to seeing you at the station.  All aboard...
26:57
August 15, 2020
CHAPTER 7 - "DEAR PROFESSOR WHITE"
Hello Podcast listeners and Jubilee fans.  This episode introduces Frederick Loudin who was born free, older than the other students, and never enrolled into the Fisk Freed-Colored School; yet, he became one of the original Fisk Jubilee Singers, Professor White's confidant, and eventually started his own chapter of Jubilee Singers.  
11:57
August 14, 2020
BONUS CHAPTER - CHAPTER 3 - "THE FREEDOM BELL RINGS"
Hello listeners.  Now that the freedom bell has rang, please look forward to the launch of our sister show, "Dreams Delayed", where Author and Playwright Jamima B. Jones interprets and narrates key portions of the Thirteenth Amendment, the Emancipation Proclamation and the Compensated Emancipation Act.  These three key pieces of legislation, stored in the Library of Congress, paved the way to 'freedom'.  However, our dreams of true freedom have been delayed.   As always, thank you for listening, and please tell a friend! Limited editions of "The Story of Jubilee",  signed by the Author,  are still available at thestoryofjubilee@gmail.com
16:53
August 7, 2020
CHAPTER 5 - "WELCOME TO THE FISK FREE-COLORED SCHOOL"
Hello listeners and fans.  Welcome to the Fisk Freed-Colored School.  Take a seat in the office of Dean Milo Erastus Cravath, and listen in as the students and Professor White arrive to the campus .  All aboard...
38:22
August 3, 2020
CHAPTER 4 - "MEET THE ADMINISTRATORS"
Welcome back, Spotify listeners and Jubilee fans.  Before we board the train to go on our virtual journey along the route of the Underground Railroad, and ultimately around the world, we invite you to meet the administrators: Abolitionist and Union General, the Honorable General Clinton B. Fisk, Pastor Henry Stanley Bennett, the university's clergy and Professor George White, the students's Music Director.  These are the pioneers that set the stage for what was to come for this small group of first-generation freed slaves.  All aboard...
05:41
August 3, 2020
CHAPTER 2 - "MEET THE STUDENTS"
Hello Jubilee Fans: Thank you for listening to our podcast of "The Story of Jubilee", an epic tale.   On this episode, you meet the key students; Ella Sheppard, Maggie Porter and Thomas Rutling as they arrive at the train depot with their family and friends.   We trust that you have packed your bag with everything needed for our journey, (including your face masks) and are ready to board the train.   We look forward to seeing you at the station. For a limited edition of an autographed copy of my novel, please email me at thestoryofjubilee@gmail.com. Thank you for your support, and please tell a friend!  All aboard.... JB Jones
34:19
August 3, 2020
"THE STORY OF JUBILEE" - CHAPTER 1 - "ALL ABOARD!"
Thank you for listening to our first episode of "The Story of Jubilee", an epic tale.  Pack a bag and climb aboard.  Don't forget your face mask.  Once we pull out of the station, we'll introduce you to the students and the school's Administrators, then tune in each week to continue on our journey to "sing the money out of the hearts and pockets of the people", (Professor George White).   For your limited edition of a paperback copy of  "The Story of Jubilee, signed by the Author, email us at thestoryofjubilee@gmail.com.  All Aboard... Jamima B. Jones, Author and Playwright
09:48
August 3, 2020
THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COLORED MEN OF THE UNITED STATES, May 6-9, 1879
Author and Playwright, Jamima B. Jones narrates excerpts of the minutes of the National Conference of Colored Men of the United States which was held May 6-9, 1879 .  Those minutes were recorded and published daily in the American Newspaper, and are currently held at the Library of Congress.  Prior to this conference, Congress had asked to appropriate 259 years for the assistance of those (Negroes) needing aid to emigrate to Kansas.  If adopted, this appropriation would have lasted until the year of 2138.   
14:53
July 25, 2020