A talking portrait of Frederick Douglass tells Olivia Parker the story of the famous Jubilee Singers of Fisk University. In the story, school treasurer Mr. White tries to assemble a group of talented singers who can save the school from a financial crisis.
Olivia Parker continues to hear the story of the Jubilee Singers from a talking portrait of Frederick Douglass. The singers’ journey is far from easy. Drunken threats, racism, sickness, and hunger follow the singers from town to town. They hope against hope for a miracle that can save their school.
Olivia Parker hears the conclusion of the story of the Jubilee Singers from a talking portrait of Frederick Douglass. Things aren’t looking good for the Singers. With each performance, their tour seems closer to despair. Will a church in Oberlin, Ohio, spell the end of their tour and their school...or is it the miracle they’ve been praying for?