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Added Dec 24 2017

80-99 Salem St.

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December 24, 2017
    "Jingle Bells" Has a Racist History, According to a Boston University Paper
    One of them, it turns out, is the song "Jingle Bells," according to a . In it, Boston University professor Kyna Hamill traces the history of the song back to minstrel shows, performances in which white people wore After a dispute between Medford, Massachusetts and Savannah, Georgia over where the song originated, Hamill did some research into its history, discovering that it debuted in a minstrel show in Boston's Ordway Hall in 1857.

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