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Polly Wolly Doodle

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Boatman Dance

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Pick a Bale of Cotton

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Shoo Fly

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Jim Along Josie

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Walk Along John

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Ten Little Monkeys

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Run Children Run

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Dinah

This song has roots in oppression. “Dinah” is a caricature of the African American “Mammy.” “ ..these caricatures were used to defend and romanticize slavery, and the characters were never shown as particularly smart or able to function well outside their role as domestic servants, …

Ching-a-Ring Chaw

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