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Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem

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Review of ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem’

When the Johnson brothers, James Weldon and Rosamond, wrote the song, "Lift Every Voice And Sing, in 1900 to honor President Lincoln's birthday, they certainly had no idea how important their creation would be to future generations of African Americans. In a glowing new collection that celebrates the 100th anniversary of the anthem, 100 voices…

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