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Kumbaya (Kum-Ba-Yah): Did Black Slaves Sing Songs In Hebrew?

Kumbaya (Kum-Ba-Yah): Did Black Slaves Sing Songs In Hebrew?

Historical References, The Evidence
Many of us have heard and even sang Kumbaya at some point in our lives, but most people aren't aware of the origin of the song or the meaning of the words. When I was in elementary school, we were told that it meant "come by here", and that's what myself and many others have believed for a long time. Did you know that that Kumbaya (Kum-ba-yah) is a Hebrew sentence? Did you know that it was sang in Gullah, which is a Hebrew word? The History of Kumbaya (Kum-Ba-Yah) According to history, the song was first recorded in the early 1920s. However, it is believed to have originated with Southern Slaves in the Gullah language. Gullah is a language that was spoken by slaves that inhabited North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Kumbaya Lyrics Kumb...