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Music and the Civil Rights Movement  

We remember Civil Rights marchers, united in song, facing down Southern mobs, fire hoses, and angry police, demanding integration and the right to vote. Why was the Civil Rights Movement such a singing movement? The answer lies in the hard history of slavery and the brutal oppression that followed it; and in the stirring story of the brave African-Americans who used music as a secret language of resistance, community and survival, leaving us a uniquely American legacy we now call Freedom Songs.

 

Music and the Civil Rights Movement
Presenter: Scott Alarik This class is full! Click Add to Waitlist.
Date: 10/17/2019 Day of the Week: Th
Time: 12:00 PM Number of Sessions: 1
Location: McCormack Hall Room: 418, 1st Floor
 
 
 

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