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DAY SIX:

LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING

(Black National Anthem)

It was written in 1899 by James Weldon Johnson initially as a poem celebrating Abraham Lincoln's birthday and was quickly embraced as a powerful symbol of the mix of struggle and enduring hope for Black people in the U.S.

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From Time

A History of the Newly Resurgent 'Black National Anthem"




https://time.com/5864238/black-national-anthem/

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From American History Geek

Lift Every Voice and Sing Explained



https://youtu.be/qe4rwFDpyeQ

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From CNN Silence is Not an Option with Don Lemon

Lift Every Voice and Sing: Silence is Not an Option





https://open.spotify.com/episode/7ieuoPupJmbYQGFwbYGJNu

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