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African-American Children's Stories and Songs
"The Magic Bones" is an African-American children's story that has been passed down through a rich oral tradition.
"The Magic Bones" is an African-American children's story that has been passed down through a rich oral tradition.
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African-American children's stories and songs originate from a rich oral tradition passed along for centuries. Each story carries a bit of history that describes the lives of people who struggled and suffered, yet still found the ability to live life to the fullest. Some of these stories also describe the achievements of African-Americans who have changed the way we all live our lives.

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