The History Behind the Term “Cake Walk”

By Nicole Emmanuel When you hear the term “cakewalk” used today you think the task at hand is being referred to as ‘easy’. Right? Well, its modern-day definition is not where it began. In fact, it came from a couple’s dance created by African Americans to imitate the Seminole Indians, known as the chalk line…

via The History Behind the Term “Cake Walk” — Black Then

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