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Happy Black History Month ~ Lift Every Voice and Sing

This being the first day of Black History Month, I thought I would reblog a post from 2011 about “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” written brothers, James Weldon and J. Rosamond Johnson. On February 12, 1900, “Lift Every Voice and … Continue reading

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Lift Every Voice and Sing

On February 12, 1900, “Lift Every Voice and Sing” was first performed by 500 school children in Jacksonville, Florida to celebrate the birthday of Abraham Lincoln.  James Weldon Johnson wrote the words and his brother, Rosamond wrote the music.  As … Continue reading

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